Posts Tagged ‘financial’

Euro Zone Banks Reluctant to Return ECB Funds

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

Eurozone end-of-year financial market tensions have been highlighted by the European Central Bank’s failure to reabsorb funds it has spent on buying government bonds to combat the region’s debt crisis, reports the Financial Times.

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Euro Zone Banks Reluctant to Return ECB Funds

European Central Banks Halt Sales of Gold as Price Rises

Monday, September 27th, 2010

The central banks of the euro zone plus Sweden and Switzerland are bound by the Central Bank Gold Agreement, which caps their collective sales. The Financial Times reports.

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European Central Banks Halt Sales of Gold as Price Rises

Fed in Emergency Bid to Put Bailout Ruling on Hold

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

The Federal Reserve asked a U.S. appeals court to delay implementing a ruling that would force the central bank to disclose details of its emergency lending programs to banks during the financial crisis.

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Fed in Emergency Bid to Put Bailout Ruling on Hold

Senators Prepare a Citigroup-Sized Hole In Volcker Rule

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

Senate negotiators are expected to offer changes today to the financial reform bill that would soften the Volcker rule.

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Senators Prepare a Citigroup-Sized Hole In Volcker Rule

Week Ahead: Banking Reform Will Overshadow Even the Fed

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Banking reform will likely overshadow the Fed in the coming week, as Congress edges closer to a new financial regulatory reform bill whose effect on the financial sector remains murky.

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Week Ahead: Banking Reform Will Overshadow Even the Fed

Two Investing Strategies: Your Portfolio—And Your Retirement

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Both accounts are integral to your financial well-being, helping you save for retirement, buy a house, pay for college or simply prepare for a rainy day. However, it’s essential that you manage these accounts properly — and not necessarily in the same way.

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Two Investing Strategies: Your Portfolio—And Your Retirement

Goldman’s Role in Lloyds Bank Bond in the Spotlight

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

Goldman Sachs was both an underwriter and an investor in Lloyds Banking Group’s vast refinancing deal late last year, the Financial Times has learned.

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Goldman’s Role in Lloyds Bank Bond in the Spotlight

For Goldman Sachs, a Winning Bet Carries a Big Price

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

Accusations that Goldman defrauded customers who bought investments tied to risky subprime mortgages have only just begun to reverberate through the financial world, reports the New York Times.

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For Goldman Sachs, a Winning Bet Carries a Big Price

Britain’s Brown Says Global Bank Levy Accord Close

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Gordon Brown claimed the world’s large economies were close to agreeing a global tax on banks that would cost the financial sector billions of pounds a year, the FT reports.

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Britain’s Brown Says Global Bank Levy Accord Close

Republicans Dispute Course of Financial Overhaul

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

End the public lifeline for large financial institutions, Republicans are demanding as they push back against Democratic efforts to set new rules for the financial industry.

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Republicans Dispute Course of Financial Overhaul