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October 24, 2007

China
6% of Bear Stearns a day

6% of Bear Stearns a day.  That is basically what the US has to sell to China to finance its current account deficit right now.    Not 6% of Bear ($1 billion) every business day.  6% of Bear every si…

November 30, 2017

Donald Trump
Play Currency exchange rates A Conversation with David Malpass

Last month, policymakers at the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group expressed cautious optimism about the state of the international economy and predicted cont…

December 6, 2012

Democratic Republic of Congo
Congo’s Weak Peace Process

Rwandan-backed rebels recently withdrew from the eastern Congolese city of Goma, but a comprehensive peace deal with the government remains elusive, says expert Jason Stearns.

December 10, 2013

Financial Markets
President Barack Obama signs the Dodd-Frank Act The Dodd-Frank Act

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank"), signed into law in July 2010, is one of the most significant regulatory reform measures since the Great Depression.

May 23, 2016

United States
Podcast RTX2CI8F_EC.jpg U.S. Monetary Policy and Economic Growth

John C. Williams discusses evolving challenges and approaches to monetary policy, and their implications for fiscal policies aimed at enhancing long-run growth.

July 11, 2012

Financial Markets
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

Controversies over too-big-to-fail financial institutions continue to mount. The Basel Accords represent the latest effort to ease risk and restore confidence, as this Backgrounder explains.

December 19, 2012

United States
John Lewis Gaddis Wins CFR’s Arthur Ross Book Award for "George F. Kennan: An American Life"

George F. Kennan: An American Life (The Penguin Press), by renowned historian John Lewis Gaddis, won the eleventh annual Arthur Ross Book Award for the best book published on international affairs.

March 24, 2015

Democratic Republic of Congo
Update on the Congo

Council on Foreign Relations 3/24/15 Academic Conference Call on Update on the Congo with Jason Stearns