James Politi

US Economics and Trade Correspondent, Financial Times

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US economics and trade correspondent for the Financial Times

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The economic recovery is sputtering, and Wall Street investors are waiting to see what the Federal Reserve will do at tomorrow's meeting.

Fed to Hold Pivotal Meeting on the Economy

The economic recovery is sputtering, and Wall Street investors are waiting to see what the Federal Reserve will do at tomorrow's meeting.

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President Bush has set the date for his  summit meeting  on the global financial crisis. The so-called G-20 includes the seven industrialized countries plus China, India and Brazil.

G20 Summit to Address the Global Financial System

President Bush has set the date for his summit meeting on the global financial crisis. The so-called G-20 includes the seven industrialized countries plus China, India and Brazil.

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After a weekend of political drama and late-night negotiations, Congress took up the latest version of the  Wall Street rescue plan .

The Rescue Plan and Its Possible Consequences

After a weekend of political drama and late-night negotiations, Congress took up the latest version of the Wall Street rescue plan .

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