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Governments May Actually Need To Help Boost Growth, Leaders Say

Reuters | Posted 11.24.2012 | Business

* G20 deputies eye global economy with concern * Delegates say "currency wars" not big issue * Urge governments to do mo...

Spain Entering Bailout Danger Zone

AP | ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 09.07.2012 | Business

MADRID (AP) — Spain's struggling banks and the country's punishing borrowing costs will be the main subject of discussions at this week's meetings i...

A Note of Caution

Irene Finel-Honigman | Posted 07.22.2012 | World
Irene Finel-Honigman

There may be a momentary pride in the drachma as a symbol of Greece standing up to Europe and reasserting its independence, but sadly neither investors nor markets are likely to share the sentiment.

Time to Stop the Regulatory Circus and to Steer the Ship to Safe Ground

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georges Ugeux

The real issue for regulators around the globe is a serious definition of the financial world we want to live in. The current focus nearly exclusively on the banking sector could cause authorities to miss the broader picture.

G-20 Won't Call For More Stimulus

Wall Street Journal | GABRIELE PARUSSINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Finance ministers and central bank heads from the group of 20 leading economies won't make a joint call for further fiscal stimulus at the end of thei...

Food Riots Skyrocket, World Leaders Have No Solutions

Wall Street Journal | BOB DAVIS, DOUGLAS BELKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Finance ministers gathered this weekend to grapple with the global financial crisis also struggled with a problem that has plagued the world periodica...