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The Dog Walkers Of Buenos Aires

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.20.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The display of leashes looks like high-end stuff. There is not only leather but carpincho -- the tanned hide of a capybara -- something I would like for a belt.

Goldman Sachs Sued by German Bank Over Davis Square VI, an AIG CDO Bailed Out by Taxpayers (Updated)

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

With the latest lawsuit, taxpayers might again ask why the Federal Reserve was so eager to bail out all of AIG's deals linked to problematic CDOs at 100 cents on the dollar. The largest beneficiary of that largess was Goldman Sachs.

Goldman's Response to the New York Times

Lucas van Praag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lucas van Praag

On Sunday, the New York Times wrote another story about the relationship between Goldman Sachs and AIG. Their theories are contradictory and many of the supporting "facts" don't stand up to serious scrutiny. ‪

France Pushed For AIG-Fed Deal To Pay Banks In Full With US Money

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York paid French banks 100 cents on the dollar to settle trades with American International Group Inc. in November 200...

French Court Places Trader in Detention

AP | PIERRE-ANTOINE SOUCHARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PARIS — A Paris court sent French trader Jerome Kerviel behind bars Friday, while the investigation into billions of euros (dollars) of losses h...

Societe Generale Was Blind To Warnings

Wall Street Journal | DAVID GAUTHIER-VILLARS and CARRICK MOLLENKAMP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Société Générale's account of how a rogue trader triggered billions of dollars in losses is coming under strain, as it emerges that his risky trad...