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Is the European Central Bank Playing With Fire?

Georges Ugeux | Posted 04.13.2012 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Never in the history has so much money been poured in the direction of banks, most of which don't need it. It is becoming clear that European banks will use it, not to boost the economy, but to manage their balance sheet.

Alinsky, Foreclosures and Holding Banks Accountable

Sanford D. Horwitt | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Sanford D. Horwitt

Memo to the Obama Administration: if you want to see the makings of a national model to hold big banks accountable for fixing foreclosure-devastated neighborhoods, go to Milwaukee and talk to citizen leaders who are practicing what Saul Alinsky preached.

Suspected Parcel Bomb Sent To Deutsch Bank CEO

Reuters | Posted 02.06.2012 | World

(Reuters) - A suspicious envelope sent to Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Josef Ackermann was a letter bomb capable of exploding, investigators said on ...

Women and Quotas: Will It Break the (Plexi) Glass Ceiling?

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Companies won't change unless someone forces them to do so. Women on boards bring higher profits, higher quality earnings, better share price growth, better decisions and higher innovation.

Bankers, Regulators and Governments: the Difficult Consensus

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

The recent crisis was a failure of risk management -- a diagnosis widely shared among the members of the IIF. But we are also starting the next crisis: the public finance crisis in Europe, the United States and Japan.

Michael Skapinker: Business Has Not Yet Found Its Copernicus

ft.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Over the past 30 years, business schools taught the virtues of the free market. Academic researchers teased out its characteristics. The market provid...

Bankers Support Global Bank Tax: Barclays, Deutsche Bank Execs Back 'Too-Big-To-Fail' Insurance Fund

Financial Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some of the world's most prominent bankers have come out in favour of a global bank wind-down fund, a concession from the industry after weeks of figh...

Bank CEOs Hold Private Meeting In Davos

bloomberg.com | Christin Harper and Aaron Kirchfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jan. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Brian Moynihan, Oswald Gruebel and Josef Ackermann, leaders of some of the world's biggest banks, met during the World Economic...

Deutsche Bank: U.K. Bonus Tax To Be Plans to Spread Costs of Globally

bloomberg.com | Aaron Kirchfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dec. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Deutsche Bank AG, Germany's biggest bank, plans to spread the costs of the U.K. bonus tax to all employees worldwide, risking a...

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

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georges Ugeux

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.

Deutsche Bank's Ackermann Rejects Citi's CEO Job

New York Post | ZACHERY KOUWE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Deutsche Bank boss Josef Ackermann is the latest executive to turn down a chance to be the top dog at Citigroup - a sign there could be more trouble a...

Deutsche Bank To Write Off About $3.12 Bil

AP | Matt Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Deutsche Bank AG said Wednesday it will write off around $3.12 billion related to the U.S. mortgage morass, but that gains from asset sales and tax cr...