Posts Tagged ‘reports-the-new’

One Man Shows How Strong Street’s Support Is For GOP

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

At a black-tie dinner in April, a politically influential hedge fund manager named Paul Singer offered a blistering critique of the “terrible path” he said Washington politicians were charting on economic issues, reports the New York Times.

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One Man Shows How Strong Street’s Support Is For GOP

Cost of Seizing Fannie and Freddie Surges for Taxpayers

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

For all the focus on the historic federal rescue of the banking industry, it is the government’s decision to seize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in September 2008 that is likely to cost taxpayers the most money, reports the New York Times.

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Cost of Seizing Fannie and Freddie Surges for Taxpayers

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

Wall Street Helped Cover Up Greek Debts, Fueling Crisis

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

Tactics like the ones that fostered subprime mortgages in America have worsened the financial crisis shaking Greece and undermining the euro, reports the New York Times.

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Wall Street Helped Cover Up Greek Debts, Fueling Crisis