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Now 16 Banks Subpoenaed in Libor Mess

Bank of America, Credit Suisse drawn into probe

(Newser) - Add nine more top banks to the list of subpoenas in the Libor scandal: Bank of America, Credit Suisse, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, Lloyds Banking Group, Royal Bank of Canada, Rabobank, Societe Generale, Norinchukin Bank, and West LB were all handed subpoenas in August and September, the Wall Street Journal... More »

Fed Pours $200B Into Global Credit Relief Push

Central banks around the world try to ease liquidity problem

(Newser) - The Fed will inject huge quantities of cash into financial markets as part of a coordinated global attack on the credit crisis, Ben Bernanke announced today. The central bank will loan out another $200 billion, this time on a 28-day basis rather than overnight, the AP reports. The effort will... More »

Bahrain Arm Accuses Alcoa of Corruption

US aluminum giant bribed, defrauded, and overcharged, lawsuit alleges

(Newser) - A company controlled by Bahrain's government has filed a lawsuit in US federal court accusing metals giant Alcoa of a host of shady business practices, the Wall Street Journal reports. Pittsburgh-based Alcoa, one of the world's biggest aluminum companies, systematically overcharged Bahrain Aluminum for raw materials and funneled money to... More »

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