‘Doing it all’: Indonesian women’s double burden

Jakarta, Indonesia – Psychologist Jackie Viemilawati wakes up at 5:30am every day to get her eight-year-old son Noah ready for school. She makes sure he showers and eats his breakfast, prepared by the family’s domestic worker, and gets his bag ready before he leaves with his grandmother at 6:15am. Then Viemilawati steels herself for her…

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Volcker Rule Rewrite Is Said to Drop Key Trading Burden on Banks

Wall Street is poised to get a big reprieve from the Volcker Rule, as U.S. agencies prepare to scrap a restrictive presumption that most short-term trades violate the post-crisis regulation, three people with knowledge of the matter said. In a much-anticipated overhaul, the Federal Reserve and other regulators are planning to drop an assumption written…

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