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Geneva banks lost more than $4 billion to Madoff: report

Reuters – Three European banks on Sunday announced a total of about $3.8 billion in exposure to an investment fund run by Bernard Madoff, the U.S. investor accused of running a $50 billion "Ponzi" scheme. The largest banks of both […]

EU’s enthusiasm for new global financial order

People – Bowing to Europe’s enthusiasm fora new global financial order, U.S. President George W. Bush has agreed recently to host a world summit on reforms of the international financial system. After a weekend meeting at Camp David some 100 […]

Stocks rally as Bush pushes revived bailout

KTAK – U.S. lawmakers and President George W. Bush eased pressure on financial markets on Tuesday by starting work to revive a $700 billion bailout plan to stem a credit crisis that has spread beyond Wall Street to claim more […]

Icap slumps as barometer reflects banks troubles

Times Online – Some called it chutzpah. Some were more charitable, describing it as an exercise in putting on a brave face. Whatever it was, Michael Spencer’s claim that it was business as usual at Icap, when that company handles […]

They Just Don’t Get It

Washington Post – That is the technical economic term that best sums up a day in which the House of Representatives refuses to pass a $700 billion rescue plan pushed by the White House and congressional leaders from both parties, […]

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