Robert Rubin


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Robert Rubin

An American businessman who served as Secretary of the Treasury from 1995 to 1999. He assisted President Bill Clinton in setting up the Exchange Stabilization Fund, which helped Mexico through its financial crisis of the early 1990s. His lobbying contributed to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, which is thought to have contributed to the late 2000s recession.
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Shock news of US Treasury Secretary Mr Robert Rubin's resignation yesterday dogged the global markets.
Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin said Wednesday that although Japan has taken steps to improve its economic situation, there is still more it must do for the sake of recovery in the region.
President Bill Clinton discussed Tuesday with key cabinet members, including Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin, the worldwide stock price turmoil, a White House spokesman said.
In a recent letter to Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin urging the Administration to rethink its position, a group of lawmakers on Capitol Hill articulated the value of paired-share REITS to shareholders:
They include members of President Clinton's cabinet - Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala, and Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin - none of them privatization-prone or even heretical Democrats.
Citigroup, Inc's chairman, Win Bischoff, and CEO, Vikram Pandit, along with director and senior counsellor, Robert Rubin, are to forego their annual bonuses.
His predecessors, top Clinton Treasury chiefs Robert Rubin and Larry Sumers, had demonstrated extraordinary skill at grabbing bureaucratic turf.
Clinton also appointed sophisticated economists, businesspeople, and seasoned Washington insiders to run his economic policy: Lloyd Bentsen, Robert Rubin, Mice Rivlin, Man Blinder, Laura Tyson, and Leon Panetta, for example.
Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin said Japan still faces major challenges to achieve sustained growth in its economy, notwithstanding recently released statistics showing the fastest economic expansion in more than three years.
In a speech echoing the Chancellor's words, US Treasury Secretary Mr Robert Rubin said the world's major players had put together a "powerful programme of reform" to deal with the worst economic crisis in 50 years and help to prevent future currency woes.
El marxismo apestara (como claman sus enemigos), su cadaver muerto bajo los escombros de muros y estatuas demolidas, la verdad es que Clinton y su equipo (notablemente, el cerebro secreto de la administracion, el secretario del Tesoro, Robert Rubin) saben, como lo supo bien la tradicion marxista, y como nadie, Lenin, que el estado de la economia prefigura el estado de la ideologia.
In Washington on Thursday, Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin denied a news report that he had called for Japan's central bank to underwrite new government bond issues.