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Andrew Clark

Andrew Clark

    'Predatory' card fees shackled
    'Predatory' card fees shackled
    Huge charges for late credit card payments, fees for the under-use of cards and inexplicable interest rate rises were banned in the United States...
    Cuba takes another step in from the cold
    Cuba takes another step in from the cold
    The Cuban government has begun releasing jailed dissidents in a political concession brokered by the Catholic Church that could ease the way...
    BP will 'pay' for oil slick damage, says Obama
    BP will 'pay' for oil slick damage, says Obama
    A vast oil slick caused by the explosion of BP's Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico has become the worst spill in Unite States history,...
    Lehman's illegal gimmicks
    Lehman's illegal gimmicks
    A court-appointed United States bankruptcy examiner has concluded there are grounds for legal claims against top Lehman Brothers bosses and auditor...
    Ron Gettelfinger: The man who conquered Detroit
    Ron Gettelfinger: The man who conquered Detroit
    Deep in conversation on the floor of Detroit's cavernous Cobo convention hall, the General Motors (GM) chairperson Ed Whitacre last week swapped...
    Electric cars struggle to spark enthusiasm
    Electric cars struggle to spark enthusiasm
    With a curiously squashed, elongated body, the Tango electrically powered car is as narrow as a single passenger and as nippy as a motorbike....
    Obama and banking chiefs face off at summit
    Obama and banking chiefs face off at summit
    The heads of leading banks in the United States were summoned to the White House this week for a "frank and candid" discussion with President...
    Back on the gravy train
    Back on the gravy train
    The investment bank Goldman Sachs delivered a clear signal that the good times are returning on Wall Street by milking a recovery in financial...
    Goldman grabs hi-tech hacker
    Goldman grabs hi-tech hacker
    They seem, at first blush, the very model of a prosperous immigrant couple. A handsome pair, "Serge and Elina" from New Jersey sashayed across a...
    Madoff's victims want his accomplices charged
    Madoff's victims want his accomplices charged
    The master fraudster may have been sentenced to 150 years in prison this week. But victims of Bernard Madoff's $65-billion Ponzi scheme are...
    Sex feels the credit squeeze in Nevada
    Sex feels the credit squeeze in Nevada
    Nobody in the business world has emerged unscathed from the financial carnage wreaked by the global recession. That includes those who ply their...
    Sun-Times files for bankruptcy
    Sun-Times files for bankruptcy
    The rump of Conrad Black's former newspaper empire, Sun-Times Media, filed for bankruptcy protection last week, citing the burden of paying the...