Newsmakers: Mystery Buyer Bets Big On Treasury Bonds

United States   By Gordon Platt   Whodunnit? Mystery buyer mops up US treasuries The last thing the global financial markets need right now is a failed US treasury bond auction. Thankfully, recent auctions have gone smoothly, with the swelling ...

Newsmakers: Senator Seeks To Rein In Fed’s Authority

United States   By Gordon Platt   Dodd: Taking direct aim at Fed’s supervisory role The chairman of the Senate banking committee, Connecticut Democrat Christopher Dodd, has taken dead aim at the Federal Reserve’s authority to supervise banks in what ...

Newsmakers: Us Takes Aim At Trade Gap To Boost Employment

UNITED STATES/CHINA   By Gordon Platt   Kirk: Facing key decision on trade barriers US Trade Representative Ron Kirk hailed the World Trade Organization’s dispute panel’s ruling in August against China’s system of importing and distributing books, magazines, films, DVDs, ...

BEST INTERNET BANKS IN NORTH AMERICA 2009

NEW YORK, July 21, 2009 — Global Finance has announced the First Round winners in the “World’s Best Internet Banks” competition in the Middle East and Africa. This is the 10th year Global Finance has named the World’s Best Internet ...

Regulars : Newsmakers : United States

China and Brazil appear to be joining forces in an attempt to unseat the dollar as the de facto global reserve currency.   By Anitar Hawser   According to Brazil’s central bank, the two countries are actively discussing trading with ...

Newsmakers : Obama Targets Climate Change

UNITED STATES     Hardhitting team appointed to curb US carbon emissions With a new line-up of officials steering Washington’s environmental and energy policies for the next four years and global talks under way to iron out a successor pact ...