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Former prosecutor Stolper starts litigation finance firm – Reuters

By Casey Sullivan Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:46am EDT (Reuters) – High-profile former federal prosecutor Andrew Stolper said Tuesday he had teamed up with an ex-FBI agent to form a private equity firm specializing in litigation finance, a growing business in the legal industry. Stolper, whose career included the ill-fated Broadcom case in 2009, said […]

SKorea’s finance chief sees risk of slower growth – Huffington Post

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s newly-named finance minister said Wednesday the recovery in Asia’s fourth-largest economy is weak and might need additional government stimulus. Hyun Oh-seok told parliament that South Korea’s economy may not achieve the 3 percent growth projected by the government and he would quickly introduce measures to aid the recovery. His […]

Euro zone finance ministers to meet on Friday to discuss Cyprus – Reuters

BRUSSELS, March 13 | Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:59am EDT BRUSSELS, March 13 (Reuters) – The euro zone’s 17 finance ministers will meet on Friday in Brussels after an EU leaders’ summit to discuss a financial bailout of Cyprus, officials said on Wednesday. “Friday 5 p.m. (1600 GMT) extra Eurogroup on Cyprus,” Dutch Finance Minister […]

Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest – Reuters

March 13 | Wed Mar 13, 2013 12:28am EDT March 13 (Reuters) – The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media on Wednesday: * Charles and David Koch, two of the world’s richest men, are interested in Tribune’s newspaper assets, which include the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, according to sources familiar […]

PROFILE-Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray – Reuters

Tue Mar 12, 2013 9:24pm EDT Position: Mexican Finance Minister Incumbent: Luis Videgaray Date of Birth: Aug. 10, 1968 Term: Appointed Dec. 1, 2012 Key Facts: – Videgaray, President Enrique Pena Nieto’s right-hand man, combines blue-chip academic qualifications with experience in the private sector, local government and the federal Congress. – He studied law and […]

GOP lawmakers grill consumer finance chief – Washington Times

GOP lawmakers grill consumer finance chief – Washington Times

Follow @timdevaney Enlarge Photo Richard Cordray and Mary Jo White are sworn in March 12, 2013, … more > Facebook Follow @washtimes Senate Republicans used the confirmation hearing for the head of President Obama’s new Consumer Financial Protection Board to air their continued unhappiness with the agency’s funding and what they said was its lack of […]

Lee Buchheit, fairy godmother to finance ministers in distress – The Guardian

The eurozone crisis rumbles on. After a period of relative calm, the deadlock following the Italian election reignited fears of a eurozone breakup. While the markets may have recovered momentarily, the shock reminded everyone that the crisis never really went away. The currency bloc is in its worst recession since the second world war, while […]

Bennett to demand Finance Committee, post coveted by ally Lapid – Haaretz

Text size Comments (0) Naftali Bennett’s Habayit Hayehudi is demanding chairmanship of the prestigious […]

Krugman’s Four Dangerous Fiscal Fables – Yahoo! Finance (blog)

Krugman’s Four Dangerous Fiscal Fables – Yahoo! Finance (blog)

By Laurence Kotlikoff There are four dangerous fiscal fables afloat. The first is that taxes can be cut to raise revenues and lower the deficit. The second is that spending can be raised to raise revenues and lower the deficit. The third is that the deficit can be financed by printing money with no real […]

ABFL and CHOLA FINANCE CP’s Issued:India Money Markets – Bloomberg

Following is a table showing commercial paper reported by Companies. The data has been provided by LKP Securities Limited., NVS Brokerage Ltd., SPA Securities Ltd. and Trust Financial Consultancy Services. Date Security Mty Date Qty Rate Buyer Contributor 12-Mar-13 CHOLA FINANCE 6 MONTHS 50 9.80 LKPS 12-Mar-13 CHOLA FINANCE 1 YEAR 50 9.75 LKPS 12-Mar-13 […]