Friday, December 4, 2009

Heavy Duty Plotting This Weekend

Senior members of The Consultative Group on International Economic and Monetary Affairs, Inc., aka, the G30, meets in NYC this weekend.

Among those expected in town for the meetings:

G30 Chairman Jacob Frenkel, the ex-AIG vice chairman and former governor of the Bank of Israel

Stanley Fischer, a former IMF deputy managing director and the current governor of the Bank of Israel

Arminio Fraga, ex-president of the Central Bank of Brazil and one-time managing director of Soros Fund Management

Paul Volcker, the chairman of the G30’s Board of Trustees and currently head of President Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board

Lawrence Summers, director of the White House’s National Economic Council

Paul Krugman of Princeton and the New York Times’ opinion page

Citigroup’s William Rhodes

European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet

Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa

San Francisco Fed President Janet Yellen

Mervyn King, the governor of the Bank of England

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