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Fed belatedly discloses top ‘discount window’ borrowers

A lawyer for the Federal Reserve dropped off previously undisclosed loan documents at the Washington, D.C,. office of Bloomberg News this morning, marking the end of a three-year struggle to compel the Fed to disclose who borrowed from its “discount window” during the 2007 financial crisis.


The true cost of the bank bailout

Thought the financial crisis only cost taxpayers $700 billion? Think again. New reports have shown that, at one point last year, the government had lent, spent or guaranteed $12.8 trillion to Wall Street.


The ground war between FedEx and UPS

A brief provision in an airline safety bill has prompted a heated, and confusing, public spat between shipping giants UPS and FedEx.


Double-dip days

Avoiding a double-dip recession will be difficult says economist Nouriel Roubini.


Five ways of looking at the euro

Predictions and proposals abound as the Greek debt crisis continues to rattle global markets. Here’s what some top economists have to say.

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