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Financial Time: "In Depth", Rubin and Greenspan face crisis Inquiry, April 4th, 2010

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Rubin and Greenspan face crisis inquiry By Francesco Guerrera in New York and Alan Rappeport in Washington Published: April 4 2010 22:07 | Last updated: April 4 2010 22:07 Robert Rubin, the former Treasury secretary who played a key role in financial deregulation during Bill Clinton’s presidency and who has kept a low profile since stepping down as a special adviser to Citigroup in January 2009, is to be questioned by the US financial crisis inquiry commission this week. The committee, created by Congress and given sweeping powers in May 2009, is also to question Chuck Prince, the former chief executive of Citi, as well as Alan Greenspan , former chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. EDITOR’S CHOICE Finance chiefs to face crisis inquiry - Mar-31 Blog: Money Supply - Oct-07 In depth: Financial crisis inquiry commission - Jan-14 The line-up suggests the committee is narrowing the scope of its investigation ahead of a final report to Congress in December. Phil Ang

FInancial Times: Gobal Economy, March 16th, 2010

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    From WORLD 8:23pm Fed signals optimism over US economy Agence,France-Presse Central bank sees some reason for cheer Lex US financial reform Outlook for US economy upgraded Short View US interest rates Fed statement Full text Blog Money Supply In depth US downturn 11:06pm Eurozone pledge keeps pressure on Athens Promise does not answer Greek pleas for solution to debt crisis ‘A step forward, but not enough’ Is Italy the real joker in the eurozone pack? From COMPANIES 6:50pm Siemens joins China bid for Saudi rail link Sign of growing competitiveness of Chinese rail manufacturers High-speed China changes rail landscape Interactive map China’s railway development From WORLD 5:30pm Algeria calls for united gas supply action Energy minister asks for a cut in production to boost prices Regulator foresees threat to gas supplies Gas supplies for businesses turned off in struggle to meet record