Posts Tagged ‘how-much’

New Bank Capital Rules May Hurt Economic Growth: Study

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

New international regulations on how much capital banks must hold will initially make borrowing more expensive and dampen economic growth, according to two studies released Wednesday by central bankers and regulators writing the new rules. The NY Times reports.

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New Bank Capital Rules May Hurt Economic Growth: Study

Rate of Oil Leak, Still Not Clear, Puts Doubt on BP

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

With no consensus among experts on how much oil is pouring from the wellhead, it is near impossible to assess the containment cap’s effectiveness.

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Rate of Oil Leak, Still Not Clear, Puts Doubt on BP