David Enrich

finance editor at The New York Times

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Before he was president, Donald Trump was a failed casino magnate, who defaulted on loans. No bank on Wall Street would lend him money, except one.

Why Deutsche Bank loaned money to Trump even after he defaulted

Before he was president, Donald Trump was a failed casino magnate, who defaulted on loans. No bank on Wall Street would lend him money, except one.

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LIBOR stands for the London Interbank Offered Rate -- about as boring as any phrase could possibly sound, but it turns out that the LIBOR is often called "the world's most important…

The LIBOR financial scandal gets the crime thriller treatment

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