Davos divided on how to fix Wall Street

One of the more repeated comments heard in the after hours chatter in the salons of Davos was that no one from the financial industry has actually apologized for the mess they’ve created in the global financial system.img src=”http://feeds2.feedburner.com/~r/rss/money_news_international/~4/3pG40JAYjiY” height=”1″ width=”1″/

Gold jumps as economy falters

The price of gold continued to climb Friday after a bout of grim economic news increased the precious metal’s safe-haven appeal.img src=”http://feeds2.feedburner.com/~r/rss/money_news_international/~4/hgjx1dcs3aw” height=”1″ width=”1″/

Dollar gains on euro inflation report

The dollar gained against the euro Friday after a European Union report showed euro-zone inflation fell to a near-10 year low and unemployment in the region rose to a two-year high.img src=”http://feeds2.feedburner.com/~r/rss/money_news_international/~4/XqJ4RAClzoE” height=”1″ width=”1″/

‚Buy American’ – Sparks fly

A debate is brewing at home and abroad over an economic stimulus measure that would require materials used in the program’s infrastructure projects to be purchased from American companies.img src=”http://feeds2.feedburner.com/~r/rss/money_news_international/~4/nVkT_qaxuC0″ height=”1″ width=”1″/

Has the U.S. lost its passion for green?

Although topic A at Davos is the financial meltdown, a few brave souls took it upon themselves to grapple with the still existing – and for the last few months largely ignored – problem of global warming.img src=”http://feeds2.feedburner.com/~r/rss/money_news_international/~4/e8awXlt3fzI” height=”1″ width=”1″/

Oil falls as housing market totters

Oil prices sank Thursday as a sour housing market sent signals that demand would continue to remain low as the economic crisis rolls on.img src=”http://feeds2.feedburner.com/~r/rss/money_news_international/~4/6d3_MIR7flo” height=”1″ width=”1″/

France: 1 million protest job losses

Union officials said 2.5 million people demonstrated across the country, while the Ministry of the Interior put the number at one million.img src=”http://feeds2.feedburner.com/~r/rss/money_news_international/~4/PUy96ucaQTY” height=”1″ width=”1″/

Russians to U.S.: Give us the Fed

The Russians are upset that the U.S. dollar is the world’s principal reserve currency, and this week in Davos they have been putting forward suggestions for how to fix the issue. First came Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who called in a speech on Wednesday for efforts to „facilitate the emergence of several reserve currencies.”img src=”http://feeds2.feedburner.com/~r/rss/money_news_international/~4/noHRhw17RJw” height=”1″ width=”1″/

Dollar advances on grim economic reports

The U.S. dollar rose against the euro and the pound Thursday as investors shied away from risky assets amid dour reports on the nation’s labor market and manufacturing sector.img src=”http://feeds2.feedburner.com/~r/rss/money_news_international/~4/FWMUAeB4u-U” height=”1″ width=”1″/