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Banks, lawmakers tussle over Dodd-Frank regulations

Mar 30, 2011
Banks are saying that the financial reform law is costing them so much, they have to impose bigger fees on consumers.
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Aussie dollar hits a 29-year high

Mar 29, 2011
The value of the Australian dollar has risen 10.5 percent in less than two weeks. Today, one Australian dollar will buy you $1.03 in U.S. dollars.
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Banks get living wills

Mar 29, 2011
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation votes tomorrow on standards that direct banks to make funeral arrangements for their own demise.
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Egyptian market plunges after opening

Mar 23, 2011
The Egyptian stock exchanged opened for the first time in nearly two months this morning. But after the market dove nearly 10 percent after its initial opening, trading was halted again.
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Gaddafi's gold supply, UAW meets, oil prices back up

Mar 22, 2011
Here are some of the headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. Germany is calling for the European Union to impose a fu...
Posted In: airline industry, Banks, cruise, debt, earthquake, European Union, G7, Gaddafi, Germany, gold, Japan, Libya, mid-day update, military, nuclear power, Oil, Portugal, reactor, tablets, Tokyo, tsunami, vaults, Walgreens

Report: Gaddafi uses gold to fund Libyan army

Mar 22, 2011
The Financial Times reports this morning that Muammar Gaddafi could be using over 144 tons of gold in Libya's central bank to fund the country's army, despite U.S. and European sanctions.
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G7 coordination stabilizes yen

Mar 18, 2011
Chris Low, chief economist at FTN Financial, explains how the Group of Seven central banks have rallied to fight a record-high yen.
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Federal Reserve expected to ease its grip on bank dividends

Mar 18, 2011
As the Fed wraps up its latest round of stress tests, some major banks are expecting be free of the Fed's strict oversight.
Posted In: Banks, The Federal Reserve

How a weak yen will help Japan's economy

Mar 18, 2011
Jill Schlesinger of CBS/Moneywatch explains how the G7's collective decision to intervene and lower the value of the yen could be the best chance of a swift recovery for Japan.
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