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  • General Motors to buy back US-owned stake. US to lose billions?

    General Motors stake owned by the US treasury will be sold over the coming year, assuring a multibillion-dollar loss for the federal government. General Motors will buy back $5.5 billion in shares, and the Treasury will have to sell the rest of the stock at a high price in order to break even on the $50 billion bailout GM received. 

  • Emerging markets to Europe: Fix it!

    Emerging markets like China and Brazil, as well as US, are urging European ministers to address its sovereign debt woes. But emerging markets, US lack consensus on solution.
    09/21/2011 03:10 pm

  • Timothy Geithner's call for currency appreciation rattles G20 finance officials

    Japan called US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner 'unrealistic,' while India doubted he would have support among emerging economies at the G20 summit next month.
    10/22/2010 12:32 pm

  • North America gets its first carbon tax

    The Canadian province of British Columbia hopes to change consumer behavior – and raise revenue – by taxing virtually all fossil fuels, including gasoline and home-heating fuel.
    02/28/2008 12:00 am

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