I think the kinds of programs the IMF [International Monetary Fund] is putting in place are strong programs, I think they're well designed for their purposes, and I think they should work.
"Robert Edward Rubin" is an American economist and banking executive. He served as the 70th United States Secretary of the Treasury during the Presidency of Bill Clinton/Clinton administration. Before his government service, he spent 26 years at Goldman Sachs, eventually serving as a member of the board and co-chairman from 1990 to 1992; Rubin oversaw the loosening of financial industry underwriting guidelines which had been intact since the 1930s. His most prominent post-government role was as director and senior counselor of Citigroup, where he performed ongoing advisory and representational roles for the firm. From November to December 2007, he served temporarily as chairman of Citigroup and resigned from the company on January 9, 2009. He received more than $126 million in cash and stock during his tenure at Citigroup, up through and including Citigroup's bailout by the U.S. Treasury.More Robert Rubin on Wikipedia.
We believe that any bank seeking to conduct new financial activities should be required to achieve and maintain a satisfactory CRA record, ... The draft bill fails to include this requirement.
We are working hard to reform the IRS, and it would be counterproductive at best, and very harmful at worst, if these hearings undermined morale and damaged our efforts.
All of us as consumers have gotten spoiled, ... We expect customized goods and services at commodity prices. The only way we can do that is to cut the fat out of our price structure.
We simply cannot afford any further delay in providing the IMF with the resources it requires to help contain the threat of further financial and political instability around the world.
With the safeguards we have proposed, ... subsidiaries and affiliates are absolutely identical with respect to the ability of a bank to transfer any subsidy that may exist in the bank.
I don't think we should rule out a change in the CPI if, based on technical analysis, there's a broad-based agreement that the CPI can be changed in such a way as to better and more accurately reflect inflation, ... Meet the Press.
The introduction provides us with an opportunity to educate cash-handlers and consumers about the importance of authenticating currency, ... These security features are effective only when they are used.
The implications of Hurricane Katrina are clearly not positive for the Entergy enterprise, as the company's operations were the hardest hit of any electric utility system.