Posts Tagged ‘sunday’

Ireland Says Bailout Talks Complete, EU to OK Deal

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen said his government has completed 10 days of negotiations on an EU-IMF bailout of his debt-crippled country and expects European financial chiefs to ratify the deal Sunday in Brussels.

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Ireland Says Bailout Talks Complete, EU to OK Deal

The BP Well Is Dead, but Challenges Live On for Gulf

Sunday, September 19th, 2010

Federal officials declared Sunday that the well where the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded had finally been killed. The “nightmare well” is dead. But the bad dream isn’t over.

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The BP Well Is Dead, but Challenges Live On for Gulf

World Panel Backs Rules to Avert Banking Crises

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

Central bankers and regulators agreed Sunday on new rules for banks that are designed to avert future financial disasters, but could also dampen profits. The NYT reports.

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World Panel Backs Rules to Avert Banking Crises

Japan’s Ruling Party Suffers Setback in Mid-Term Elections

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

Japan’s ruling party, mauled in Sunday’s upper house election, faces an uphill struggle to win new allies to back its policies to cut back huge public debt and probably bitter infighting over whether the premier should quit.

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Japan’s Ruling Party Suffers Setback in Mid-Term Elections

Gulf of Mexico Beaches Quiet as Spill Spreads

Monday, July 5th, 2010

U.S. Gulf coast beaches, normally packed on Independence Day, were quiet on Sunday as workers cleaned up tar balls from BP’s leaking oil well.

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Gulf of Mexico Beaches Quiet as Spill Spreads

Financial Reform Deal Elusive as Showdown Looms

Sunday, April 25th, 2010

Senate banking committee staffers Sunday entered another day of talks to try to iron out a last-minute compromise over a financial reform bill ahead of a key vote Monday afternoon, as their bosses held their ground.

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Financial Reform Deal Elusive as Showdown Looms

We’re Very Close on Financial Regulation Overhaul: Geithner

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Sunday he was confident there was enough political unity for the Senate to forge a strong financial regulatory bill despite some differences.

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We’re Very Close on Financial Regulation Overhaul: Geithner

Greece Hints It Might Need Aid If Markets Remain Skeptical

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

Euro zone finance ministers will hold talks on Sunday to detail how a safety net for Greece would work  as Greece’s prime minister indicated Athens may use the mechanism if necessary.

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Greece Hints It Might Need Aid If Markets Remain Skeptical

Obama, Democrats On Track for Health Care Vote

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

President Barack Obama and Democratic House leaders resolved a long-standing dispute over abortion Sunday, securing crucial support from a handful of lawmakers and setting the stage for a historic vote on a comprehensive health care overhaul.

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Obama, Democrats On Track for Health Care Vote