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DC has target on Wall Streeters: Evercore CEO

US Capitol Building

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's, D-Mass., success in defeating President Barack Obama 's pick for a prominent position in the Treasury Department is symptomatic of Washington's attitude toward would-be wealthy government appointees, Evercore Partners' CEO told CNBC on Friday.

Vote Labour for radical powers in Scotland, say Murphy and Brown

Jim Murphy

Jim Murphy and Gordon Brown will pledge that a Labour government would radically extend Scotland’s powers over welfare, following speculation that Brown is to take a prominent role in his party’s general election campaign in the hope of repeating the success of his last-minute intervention in the independence referendum.

Roubini: Why QE isn't working

Nouriel Roubini Interview Pic

Unconventional central bank policies, including quantitative easing (QE) have failed to spur either inflation or growth as fiscal austerity continues to bite, Nouriel Roubini said in an op-ed for Project Syndicate.