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Today's must read
Global economic outlook 2009/10 (Deutsche Bank, 71 page pdf)
Banks’ Plans to Pay Back Britain Pose a Dilemma (New York Times)
Bank of England will not target asset bubbles, say deputy governor Paul Tucker
FSA: Force banks to hold more capital (Guardian)
FSA to block banks from big bonuses
UK holds back on EU financial supervisor (Euractiv)
EU split on sharing burden of bank bail-outs (Euractiv)
European Central Bank joins criticism of EU proposals to regulate hedge funds
Rich Germans launch internet petition calling for higher taxes (Telegraph)
Russia drops $22.5bn lawsuit against New York Mellon (Times)
Vote Backs a Financial Oversight Body (New York Times)
Fed Hits Banks With Sweeping Pay Limits (Wall Street Journal)
Fed Plans to Vet Banker Pay to Discourage Risky Practices (New York Times)
Wall Street faces double pay blow (Guardianl)
3 AIG execs get bonus OK from pay czar (CNN)
Risk Management Lessons from the Global Banking Crisis of 2008 (New York Federal Reserve, 36 page pdf)
Quote of the Day
"Everyone says banks must be boring but they need an incentive to be boring."
Sir George Parr, aka John Bird, on banker's bonuses
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