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Me Incorporated: I quit!

Sat Jul 27, 2002

BY RANDALL E. STROSS

'Yip-pie! Wooo-hooo! YESSSS! We are in the sweet spot now, baby! This market is in-CRED-ible!" Have you seen this Merrill Lynch commercial? The grainy footage and high-fiving giddiness of the business-news anchors ("This market isn't even close to running out of steam!") were not drawn from last week's rally but from an earlier time, one that is supposedly irretrievably past.

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Surprise weakness in US economy

Wednesday, 31 July, 2002, BBC News

The US economic recovery is losing momentum fast, according to new figures.

They showed that the economy was growing at an annual rate of 1.1% during April, May and June - much slower than the 5% growth rate enjoyed during the previous three months.

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Enron lawsuit portrays Rubin pushing bailout

By Patrice Hill
THE WASHINGTON TIMES

     Robert E. Rubin, the former Treasury secretary and current vice chairman of Citigroup Inc., is portrayed in the latest Enron lawsuit as trying to
protect the bank's extensive investments in Enron Corp. by orchestrating a bailout for the energy giant in the fall.

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Joe Lieberman’s Cover-Up Where is Robert Rubin?

 

 July 23, 2002 9:45 a.m.

 Joe Lieberman’s Cover-Up

 Where is Robert Rubin?

 The news this morning for Citigroup, Inc., one of Enron's largest creditors, is bad.

 The New York Times reports that "senior credit officers of Citigroup misrepresented the full nature of a 1999 transaction with Enron in the records of the deal so that Enron could ignore accounting requirements and hide its true financial condition, according to internal bank documents and government investigators."

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