Posts Tagged ‘the-banking’

World Bank Optimistic on East Asia, Sees Capital Flow Risks

Monday, October 18th, 2010

The development lender says the low yields in developed countries are driving capital flows into Asia and boosting regional currencies, which could fan inflation, leading to asset bubbles and harm the banking sector.

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World Bank Optimistic on East Asia, Sees Capital Flow Risks

EU Stress Test Criteria Was Not Realistic, Roubini Says

Monday, July 26th, 2010

The pan-European stress tests on the banking sector were not tough enough to reflect future worsening conditions for the continent’s economy, Nouriel Roubini told CNBC.com.

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EU Stress Test Criteria Was Not Realistic, Roubini Says

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