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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

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Brief History of Private-Label Securitization

Securitization is a process that involves repackaging portfolios of cash-flow-producing financial instruments into securities. Modern securitization markets started in the United States with pass-through residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) introduced by Ginnie Mae in 1970. 787 more words

November 21st: on Surveillance and Space, at the Oakland Museum

I’ll give a very informal talk —though on a deadly serious subject matter— at the Oakland Museum of California. This talk is based on previous research events with Demilit (see Archipelago… 227 more words

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Reversification: A one-word explanation for what’s wrong with the world of finance

Vivek Kaul

When MTV first came to India in the early 1990s, I was hooked on to the channel in a matter of a few months. 1,683 more words

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Sir Alan Duncan MP: It’s time to take on Israel’s settlements – and those who endorse them

Published: October 14, 2014

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Sir Alan Duncan MP: It’s time to take on Israel’s settlements – and those who endorse them

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Fraud

CHESTER COUNTY, PA RECORDER FILES SUIT AGAINST MERS, MERSCORP AND THE MAJOR BANKS

The opinions of the author are just that … his opinion … if you want a legal interpretation of what you see here … contact an attorney that is well-versed in these matters that can give you legal advice … in the meantime, enjoy the fireworks … I have a feeling there’s more to come!    365 more words

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