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Things worth reading today: 13th April 2009

Things we're reading today include …

UK:
Doubt over second wave of quantitative easing (Telegraph)

Financial Services Authority to investigate bankers' failures (Guardian)

Europe:

Iceland banking inquiry finds murky geysers run deep (Telegraph)

Germany warns on ‘crisis after crisis’ (Financial Times)
Germany on a mission to soak up toxic assets (Financial Times)

UBS to announce more job cuts soon (Reuters)

USA:

AIG in derivatives spotlight (Financial Times)

Goldman Sachs plans $6bn rights issue to repay Treasury loan (Guardian)

Cautious optimism over SEC short-selling move (Financial Times)

'Tarp cop' to investigate whether banks have 'cooked their books' (Financial Times)

Asia:
Fears rise on China groups' payments (Financial Times)

NACHA Payments 2009 Highlights, by Erin McCune (Payments News)

Industry:
Ten principles for a Black Swan-proof world (Financial Times)

Technology:
Is Twitter for Serious Marketers? (Harvard Business)
Twitter: A Marketer's Duct Tape (Harvard Business)

Twitter: midlife chatterers show they prefer to keep it short and tweet (Times)
Warning: Twitter Hit By StalkDaily Worm (Updated) (Techcrunch)


About Chris M Skinner

Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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