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[242] John Brynjolfsson on technology, Europe and the currency wars

Boom Bust

Our lead story: Two bankers have been fired from Goldman Sachs this week after one of them allegedly shared confidential documents from the Federal Reserve of New York within the firm. 188 more words

Propaganda, Fraud, And Outright Lies

Economic Outlook: Relaxed Regulations, Lax Regulation, and "Too-Big-To-Regulate"

As an economist living in the Post-Great Recession world, I often consider the effects of greater financial sector regulation on overall economic performance.

Given my populist leanings, it may surprise you to hear that I have been conflicted about the merits of greater regulation (or more accurately, the merits of pursuing such reforms now). 1,522 more words

Blog Posts

Commodity Merry-Go-Round

   By Bob Shapiro

Insider Trading is illegal in the United States. For those who are new to the concept, if you know market affecting information before it is generally available to the public, that’s insider trading. 573 more words


SHARE this and you're JAILED!

Ahem Ahem Ahem.

CHILLAX. You’ll be jailed only if you’re Russian. Read this further to know why. :P

So, it’s been a while. Yeah.

I’ve been busy. 261 more words

WE-YOU (The View)

Your bank account is no longer considered to be money.

That’s right. Goldman Sachs tipped investors to sell all their gold and silver last April, why?

As quoted from Canadian blog NorthernTruthSeeker:

If the dollar and the Euro were to collapse tomorrow, what currency of exchange would the left standing?

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Fed says it needs to review its bank review process, yet again

Step No. 1 in bureaucratic crisis management: announce a study. The Federal Reserve is back to step No. 1.

In 2009, after the dust had cleared from the financial crisis, the New York Fed called in an outside expert, a Columbia University professor, to review why the regulator had so miserably failed at detecting the problems—the loose lending and dangerous derivatives—at the banks that had culminated in the financial crisis. 505 more words