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Entries by Georges Ugeux from 09/2009

Health Care: Why the World Intensely Watches the US Debate

| Posted 09.02.2009 | Politics

The rest of the world is watching the U.S. debate over health care reform and is flabbergasted at the country's opposition to the obvious answers.

Could We Expect Anything From the Pittsburgh Summit of the G-20?

| Posted 09.11.2009 | World

Never was the G-20 intended to be anything else than a technical forum meeting twice a year. It has no power, no administration, let alone any authority.

How Did Europe Respond to the Lehman Collapse?

| Posted 09.16.2009 | World

In a strange way, the U.S. was better prepared to manage the collapse of Lehman Brothers than Europe, namely because it was happening within a single country.

Merrill-BofA: Judge Jed Rakoff Exposes the Failures of the SEC

| Posted 09.24.2009 | Business

Bank of America executives were paid $5.8 billion in bonuses when they merged with Merrill Lynch. Shareholders were not merely misled by the banks, but fed a bold-faced lie.