David Lawder Archive

Reuters: Paulson on Mideast USD pegs

[Skip to the end] Maybe the weak USD is causing him to have second thoughts on preventing CBs and monetary authorities from accumulating USDs to keep their currencies low and support their exporters? Ending dollar peg won’t solve Gulf inflation: Paulson by David Lawder (Reuters) U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said on ...Read More

Government spending may be accelerating

US Jan budget surplus narrows as spending hits record by David Lawder WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) – The U.S. government posted a $17.84 billion budget surplus for January, less than half the year-earlier surplus, as spending hit a record for the month while receipts fell from a year ago, the U.S. Treasury ...Read More