"The (Lehman RIP) Day Today" - 16 Sept

* Summers withdraws from the race to be Fed chairman after key Democrat senators, emboldened by Syria deference to Congress, warn he won’t pass muster {NSN MT7B286JIJUZ <go>} * WSJ: Other candidates aside from Yellen are Kohn,

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"The Day Today" - 12 Sept

* RBNZ become first G10 central bank to signal rate hikes: “OCR increases will likely be required next year…We expect to keep the OCR unchanged in 2013” * But Governor Wheeler tries to talk down the ccy: “Overvalued NZD is a problem…would like to see a weaker NZD”  {NSN MSZQ0R6K50YQ <go>}

* Putin writes in NYT urging caution over Syria: ‘Recent events…have prompted me to speak directly to the American people and their political leaders…we were allies once,

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