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Treasury Said to Invest $125 Billion in US Banks

Bloomberg – The Bush administration will invest about $125 billion in nine of the biggest U.S. banks, including Citigroup Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc., in the government’s latest attempt to shore up confidence in the financial system. The proposed […]

Pensions Picking Dollars, Shorted by Hedge Funds

Bloomberg- Whenever pension funds, mutual funds and insurance companies decide they should own dollar assets that are out of favor with hedge funds, the hedge funds lose. Institutional investors bought more dollars than they’ve sold this year, according to State […]