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US treasury implements measure to avoid new debt
US treasury implements measure to avoid new debt
This is according to a letter to lawmakers from Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew.
Stocks rally as Germany upholds Europe's bailout plan
Stocks rally as Germany upholds Europe's bailout plan
US stocks rallied for the first time in three days on Wednesday after the German Constitutional Court backed the country's role in bailing out...
East Africa integration 'good for growth'
East Africa integration 'good for growth'
The momentum towards regional integration in East Africa received encouragement from the United States this week, with US Treasury Secretary Henry...
Oil sets new record high above $113
Oil sets new record high above $113
Oil set new record highs above $113 a barrel on Tuesday as investors sought to hedge against a battered dollar.
Bank chief blames rumours for Bear's collapse
Bank chief blames rumours for Bear's collapse
The head of the crisis-hit investment bank Bear Stearns has blamed short sellers and market manipulators for spreading negative financial rumours...
Paulson says China market reforms to continue
Paulson says China market reforms to continue
China is too far down the road toward a market economy to turn back from reforms now, even if United States financial market turmoil is causing it...
Costly food? Investors only partly to blame
Costly food? Investors only partly to blame
High food prices around the world? Blame -- at least in part -- the investors who moved their money into commodities in the past five years,...
JP Morgan to buy Bear, Fed opens lending to Wall Street
JP Morgan to buy Bear, Fed opens lending to Wall Street
JP Morgan Chase set a deal to buy stricken rival Bear Stearns for a rock-bottom price, while the United States Federal Reserve expanded lending to...
US economic growth weakest in five years
US economic growth weakest in five years
United States growth skidded lower in the fourth quarter and was the weakest in five years for all of 2007, according to a government report on...
Oil races above $135, stocks and bonds shudder
Oil races above $135, stocks and bonds shudder
Record high oil prices at $135 a barrel deepened worries about inflation on Thursday and weighed on some Asian stocks although Japanese shares...
Record-breaking gold could hit $1 000
Record-breaking gold could hit $1 000
The price of gold is hitting new record highs owing to the troubled United States economy and a cocktail of other supportive factors, leading some...
China urges US to see 'true nature' of Dalai Lama
China urges US to see 'true nature' of Dalai Lama
China urged the United States to understand the true nature of the Dalai Lama clique -- which it blames for stirring up last month's violence in...

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