Articles by Abid Ali

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Who do you think you’re kidding Mr Geithner?
Abid Ali – Aljazeera, 25 Oct 2010

There’s a race going on right now. A “war” if you take the words of Brazil’s finance minister, Guido Mantega, to devalue currency. The reason is simple: by keeping your currency low against your competitor you will export more.

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A Slap on the Wrist for Goldman Sachs
Abid Ali, 19 Jul 2010

It may have been a record fine for a financial institution but it appears investment bank Goldman Sachs got off lightly. The whole affair brings in to question the strength of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s case. The “great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity” agreed to pay $550 million to settle fraud charges. But crucially it did not admit guilt for misleading clients over subprime mortgage products.

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