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July 26, 2005

Europe
Mining European data

I spent some time over the weekend delving into the Eurozone balance of payments data published by the ECB in its monthly bulletin, looking for insights into the global flow of funds. But to jazz thi…

June 9, 2005

Economics
Is the Fed getting worried about a housing centric economy?

Greg Ip has a lengthy article in the Wall Street Journal that, on one hand, offers the Federal Reserve’s defense of its post-stock market bubble economic management and, on the other hand, seems to s…

November 13, 2007

Fossil Fuels
The Pursuit of Black Gold: Pipeline Politics on the Caspian Sea

MARYBOIES: Welcome to today's Council on Foreign Relations meeting. Would you please remember to turn off BlackBerrys, cell phones, pagers, any wireless devices? And I would like to remind the au…

June 8, 2007

Monetary Policy
When the right hand doesn’t talk to the left hand … (and some musing on this week’s move in the Treasury market)

 Total “official” (central bank) holdings of Agencies at the end of q1 2007 according to the Federal Reserve’s flow of funds: $537.4b (table L107)Agencies held by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York…

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February 19, 2009

Asia
The President's Inbox: Asia and the Economy

Watch CFR experts examine U.S. foreign policy toward Asia, the global economy, and the challenges and opportunities that fill the new administration's inbox.

March 5, 2009

Corporate Governance
Global Corporate Citizenship Series: Twenty-First Century Capitalism: The New Role Business Must Play

Watch Neville Isdell, chairman of the board of the Coca-Cola Company, discuss the necessary steps for companies to take to become responsible organizations and restore the faith of consumers in indus…

January 8, 2003

United States
President Bush’s First 100 Days: For Your News Coverage, Experts from the Council on Foreign Relations

For further information contact: April Palmerlee, Director of Communications 434-9544 April 27, 2001 – President George W. Bush’s 100th day in office is this Monday, April 30, 2001. To help journa…

April 14, 2003

United States
Senior Statesmen Henry Kissinger and Lawrence Summers Chair New Council Task Force on U.S. Policy Toward Europe

April 14, 2003 - With the United States facing the greatest transatlantic rift in 50 years, former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger and former Secretary of the Treasury Lawrence H. Summers will …

January 8, 2003

Economics
Geithner, Weinstein, Atkinson are new international economics fellows

For further information contact: April Palmerlee, Director of Communications 434-9544 January 18, 2001, New York, NY – The Council on Foreign Relations announced today the addition of three le…

January 31, 2011

Global
Food and Drug Safety: Potential Solutions

Experts explore solutions for food and drug safety including stronger sanctions against organized crime, increased surveillance and monitoring of facilities, and better inter-country communication. …