USA Today News » Finance US Newspaper site Sun, 05 May 2013 14:15:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Gist of finance, banking agreements – The Japan Times Sat, 04 May 2013 15:07:01 +0000 admin

Greater Noida India KYODO The following is a gist of the agreements reached Friday by finance ministers and central bank governors from Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations: Japan will revive bilateral currency swap agreements with Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Japan agreed to strengthen existing bilateral swap arrangements with Indonesia and the Philippines. [...]]]> 0
Mayor Says Sex In Government Office and Campaign Finance Violations Are A … – Firedoglake Sat, 04 May 2013 14:41:29 +0000 admin

Embattled East Orange New Jersey Mayor Robert Bowser has an interesting theory. In a press conference on Friday Mayor Bowser told reporters that his admission of a sexual affair with a subordinate in a sexual harassment deposition is a private issue and belongs between him and his wife. The mayor read a prepared statement and [...]]]> 0
No chance Swiss tax deal can be renegotiated – German finance minister – Reuters UK Sat, 04 May 2013 12:41:49 +0000 admin

BERLIN | Sat May 4, 2013 1:35pm BST BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s finance minister sees no chance of renegotiating a failed bilateral deal with Switzerland that would have sought to sweep Swiss accounts clean of German tax dodgers, even after the country’s foreign minister renewed his calls for a second try. Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble [...]]]> 0
Jon Erpenbach, Mike Ellis push for more campaign finance disclosure – Sat, 04 May 2013 11:07:04 +0000 admin

Although the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2010 that corporations and unions are allowed to spend unlimited sums of money on election communications, it also ruled that states have a right to require such groups to disclose the amount and source of their spending. In response to that decision, Wisconsin’s Government Accountability Board put in [...]]]> 0
Tesla Amends Model S Finance Plan to Address Criticisms – Bloomberg Sat, 04 May 2013 04:38:22 +0000 admin

Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA), the maker of electric cars led by billionaire Elon Musk, is adjusting a lease-style financing plan for its Model S sedan to address criticisms made when it was unveiled last month. “We appreciate the feedback from a number of journalists and customers that the first version of our financing product wasn’t [...]]]> 0
Maxine Waters Set to Run Finance if Dems Win House in ’14 – Town Hall Sat, 04 May 2013 04:16:12 +0000 admin

  Barack Obama has promised to take back the United States House of Representatives in 2014 by using his Organizing for Action superhero/super PAC as his weapon. And if that happens the country faces the prospect of this old socialist, [...]]]> 0
Indian economy to grow 6% says Finance Ministry; RBI says 5.7% – Economic Times Fri, 03 May 2013 23:09:30 +0000 admin

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Campaign finance within constitutional bounds – Harvard Gazette Fri, 03 May 2013 21:14:29 +0000 admin

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UBS Hires Voorheis to Lead Americas Specialty Finance – Bloomberg Fri, 03 May 2013 19:25:09 +0000 admin

(Corrects to say that Benett continued in his role as head of specialty finance in sixth paragraph of story dated May 2.) UBS AG (UBSN), Switzerland’s biggest bank, named Jim Voorheis as head of Americas specialty finance, succeeding Halle Benett, who resigned in March. Voorheis, who will join the company in July, will also be [...]]]> 0
Elon Musk Fixes “Mistakes” in Tesla Model S Finance Deal – Wall Street Journal (blog) Fri, 03 May 2013 18:00:43 +0000 admin

By Joseph B. White   ASSOCIATED PRESS Tesla Motors says today it’s tweaking a previously announced offer to guarantee the resale value of its electric Model S sedans, in response to criticism that its original offer fell short of stunning. Tesla CEO Elon Musk, in  a conference call today, said the company also will revamp [...]]]> 0