23.09.2010 by Edward Harrison According to former German finance minister PeerSteinbrück, AIG's rescue had a lot to do with European pressure. Steinbrück: The investment bank Lehman Brothers (LEHMQ.PK) collapsed on Sept. 15, 2008, and the world's largest insurance ...
(born 10 January 1947) is a German social democratic politician and his party's designated candidate for the post of Chancellor in the 2013 general elections. From 2005 to 2009 he served as German Federal Minister of Finance in the cabinet of Angela Merkel. He was nominated by his party as opposition candidate for Bundeskanzler in the 2013 elections on 28 September 2012.
The German Finance Minister PeerSteinbrück has laid the blame for the global financial crisis squarely on the United States and what he called the "Anglo-Saxon drive" for double... - 25.09.2008, EuroNews
04.12.2011 [The Guardian] - PeerSteinbrück, her likely opponent at the general election in 2013 and her ex-finance minister, said she had to change course if she was to win broad support: "Either the ECB becomes a state treasurer or the rescue fund the EFSF wins a bank licence