Tag Archives: private sector


US bailouts won’t work, says Nobel winner

Moneycontrol.com – Joseph Stiglitz, a professor at the Columbia University and the 2001 Nobel Prize winner, said the US government’s bailout packages designed for financial institutions may not work. “It is a peculiarly-structured programme,” Stiglitz said, “The government puts in […]

SEC enforcement chief Linda Thomsen resigns, replacement not named

Lethbridge Herald – The top cop at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is leaving the government less than a week after receiving an angry dressing-down before Congress over the agency’s failure to detect a massive alleged fraud scheme. The SEC […]

Government may inject billions into Northern Rock

Reuters – The government is considering injecting as much as 10 billion pounds into Northern Rock to use the nationalised bank to ramp up mortgage lending, the Daily Telegraph reported. The Treasury has yet to make a final decision on […]

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