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Holdout hedge funds claim Argentina never turned up to negotiate a settlement

Tuesday, July 1st 2014 - 14:59 UTC
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Holdout investors involved in litigation with Argentina over sovereign debt said on Monday they have not met with the government to negotiate a settlement on defaulted debt, and accused Buenos Aires of refusing to enter talks as a 30-day countdown to default begins. Read full article

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  • Porto Margaret

    Argentina squealing now until 7th July.....and then some more squealing to Daniel Pollack.

    Pay your debts squealers.

    Jul 01st, 2014 - 03:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • HansNiesund

    You'd think they could come up with something a bit more original than the Fakklands playbook, this being to loudly proclaim your willingness to negotiate while doing everything possible to ensure that no negotiations take place.

    Jul 01st, 2014 - 03:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    It conjures up the image of the empty chair in the Foreign Office when Timerman didn't show up for the negotiations he demanded. They seem to go very quiet when they have to actually face the people they bad-mouth all over the world. What is that 'c' word?…….. Cowards.

    Jul 01st, 2014 - 03:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    Is argieland going to try “negotiating” via Mr Pollack? It all takes time as he trots back and forth. Ridiculous offer from argies, Pollack passes it on, hedge funds say 1.33 billion now, Pollack goes back and so on and on. Until argieland says “Well, we tried”. NML starts seizing assets.

    Jul 01st, 2014 - 04:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • reality check

    No show and is anyone really surprised!

    They remind me of these poor kids who self harm!

    Jul 01st, 2014 - 04:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Surely this farce will go on and on, until someone stops it and demands Argentina pays or defaults.

    Jul 01st, 2014 - 06:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Klingon

    Bo Hoo If you are going to cry about a debt being hard to collect then don't buy it in the first place.
    The reason you got it cheap is because it is hard to collect.
    Now go wax Singers new super yacht you goober.

    We have some celebrating from our latest WC win.

    Jul 01st, 2014 - 07:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    7. Glad to see you are easily distracted like the stupid poor rg masses watching the circus as the economy fails.
    Ridiculous idiot.

    Jul 01st, 2014 - 08:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    Again and again they refuse to speak with the people that matter! Just like they refuse to meet the Falkland Islanders.

    Jul 01st, 2014 - 08:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Z-ville

    Still wondering if they are stalling because they are trying to work out a shady deal with the Chinese to get the holdouts paid without triggering holdover clauses with the restructured bond holders...

    Jul 01st, 2014 - 09:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    @7 Even you have to admit that you hardly scraped through in that game. It went right down to the wire.

    Jul 01st, 2014 - 10:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    It was well watched in the USA Elaine. The Red Sox had it on in the locker room and many NFL stadiums had crowds with mega screens showing the game. I missed it I just got home. Worcester (Mass) had a large tv in the square for the public to watch. 16 saves by Howard....a WC record.....but still a loss.
    Ann Coulter...America's most famous called soccer the moral decay of America. She is a classic example of stupid is as stupid speaks.

    Jul 01st, 2014 - 10:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Falkland Islands

    where is mr stink, i'm sure he said this would not happen, oh well.

    Jul 02nd, 2014 - 01:16 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    @12 The USA game? Yes, I heard people were abandoning work to watch it. I was out at a dinner but watched some of extra time. USA were very exciting to watch but not good enough. I think people in the US should be proud of their team. Next time…..

    Jul 02nd, 2014 - 07:10 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    I am not a big fan as I am the NFL but....it is my countrymen, how could I not root for them. I spent the past several weeks in Argentina. My appreciate of the sport and it's competitive grew quit a bit.

    We never seem to get beyond the 16 and we backed our way in there. Great goalie and not enough on offense. Anyone that thinks soccer is not growing in the USA is just not in the USA......lol.

    Jul 02nd, 2014 - 09:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    7 Klingon
    you are only trying to Klingon to what is not yours,
    pay your debts please,
    and stop klinging on to the past...lol

    Jul 02nd, 2014 - 10:20 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    What, no dialogue!

    Jul 02nd, 2014 - 11:03 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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