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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.

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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.

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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.

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Double-dip days

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

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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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