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from The Great Debate:

New economies want power before paying

By Paul Taylor
November 19, 2008

Paul Taylor Great Debate--Paul Taylor is a Reuters columnist, the views expressed are his own--

Anyone who expected the major emerging economies to write fat checks in exchange for being invited to the first G20 leaders' summit on rescuing the world economy will have been disappointed.

from The Great Debate:

Petrodollar drought another blow to banks

By J Saft
November 19, 2008

James Saft Great Debate -- James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

Banks in Europe and Britain, and their unfortunate would-be borrowers, face another blow as plunging oil prices tighten the spigot of petrodollar deposits.