DealBook: Tests Show Irish Banks Are Still Ailing

Ireland’s banking troubles seem to be sending a message that Europe does not want to hear: only by dealing with stricken banks can the Continent expect to end its debt crisis soon. Patrick Honohan, head of the Irish central bank, will publish the results of a third round of stress …

G20 Meeting Highlights Conflicts Over Currency

Conflicts over exchange rate policy surfaced Thursday at talks by finance mandarins from the Group of 20 leading economies, with both the U.S. Treasury Secretary and French President Nicolas Sarkozy urging greater flexibility as a strategy for avoiding future crises.