Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Steven Wevodau - Ship Comes In for Trade Financiers - Wall Street Journal

As the financial crisis chokes credit and corporate profits, specialist trade-finance firms have it so good that they are turning away potential customers. These financiers include small hedge funds and boutique investment firms, which specialize in Steven Wevodau

COMMONWEALTH Bank today confirmed it had an exposure to Allco Finance Group of about $170 million. Voluntary administrators and receivers were appointed to to Allco Finance on Tuesday. Yesterday, Westpac confirmed it had an exposure to Allco Finance Steven Wevodau

TRUJILLO, Peru, Nov 5 (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund could be a watchdog for regulatory reforms likely to be introduced around the world to prevent future financial crises, Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said on Wednesday Steven Wevodau

Germany's biggest privatisation in eight years appears heading to be for the buffers after the government warned it would probably not sell a stake in the train operating unit of Deutsche Bahn until after the general election in September. The Steven Wevodau

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats plan to use their widened majority to push quickly for a broader government role in financial markets, citing Tuesday's election as a repudiation of years of Republican deregulatory policies. House Financial Steven Wevodau

Nov 5 (Reuters) - CompuCredit Corp (nasdaq: CCRT - news - people ) posted a wider-than-expected loss for the third-quarter as the marketer of branded credit cards and related financial services saw a significant decline in total interest income Steven Wevodau

The election of Barack Obama has put the wind back into the sails of the renewable energy sector, where investor confidence had been badly punctured by the credit crisis. Clean technology and green energy stocks have soared as City analysts predict a Steven Wevodau

NEW YORK, Nov 5 (Reuters) - As Apollo Management's options dwindle in its struggle over the acquisition of Huntsman Corp (HUN.N: Quote , Profile , Research , Stock Buzz ), the private equity firm would benefit from a strategy to reduce its Steven Wevodau

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