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May 22, 2010

MarketWatch: Industry-Financial Services:Jon Markman's Speculations: Seven worries for Wall Street, and what's next By Jon Markam. May 22nd,. 2010

Jon Markman's Speculations: Seven worries for Wall Street, and what's next By Jon Markman
5/22/2010 12:03:00 AM

It was a global margin call, and no risky asset classes were spared a scrape with the capital-eroding bug this week. The weird thing, though, is that there really weren't any especially nasty headlines. The U.S. economic news wasn't red-hot, but markets have blithely cold-shouldered much worse in the past 12 months. So what's really going on? See full story

Outside the Box: Five companies ripe for a takeover

By Hilary Kramer
5/22/2010 12:01:00 AM

Investors have deals on their minds, writes Hilary Kramer. See full story

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BBC: EU seeks better crisis response .- May 22nd., 2010

Page last updated at 15:23 GMT, Saturday, 22 May 2010 16:23 UK

Christine Lagarde and Herman Van Rompuy
EU finance ministers agree to work towards a collective agreement to tackle any future economic crises.

Unite accuses BA of being 'petty'
The union representing British Airways cabin crew accuses bosses of a "petty, vindictive" attitude ahead of talks to avert strikes.

Toyota investing in Tesla Motors
Toyota is to invest $50m in electric car maker Tesla, as the two firms announce a partnership to build electric vehicles.

Lessons for Europe from the US currency area
How rule changes put Wall Street banks on new path
Rwanda aims to help agriculture to feed its people



A time for euro calm / panic [delete as applicable]
Party ends as Russia's energy wealth runs out
Barack Obama gets his big bank reforms