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[184] Christopher Whalen on the BofA settlement & Dan Ariely on psychology and finance

Boom Bust

Today’s lead story in Ebola. Aside from the thousands of deaths it has caused, another significant problem is the impact the outbreak will likely have on affected economies — especially considering countries like Liberia were expected to experience positive growth this year. 84 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

Why Nouriel Roubini is wrong about Karl Marx

By Christopher Whalen

In a clip from a longer interview with WSJ’s Simon Constable, Dr Nouriel Roubini claims Karl Marx was right about capitalism eventually destroying itself. 896 more words

Economy Features

Christopher Whalen | Analysis & Opinion | Reuters.com

For the past several years, my firm has been arguing that restructuring is the only way to solve the problems facing the largest US banks — the top four institutions that exercise a de facto cartel over the US housing market. 309 more words

RBC U.S. unit 'a thing of great ugliness': analyst

Canadian analysts were fairly generous with their praise for Royal Bank of Canada following Monday’s news that the country’s largest bank is selling its troubled U.S.  247 more words

Trading Desk

Christopher Whalen: Putting “trust” back in American housing finance

http://blogs.reuters.com/christopher-whalen/2011/05/17/putting-trust-back-in-american-housing-finance/

Unfortunately, members of the bar in the US began to attack Benedict and to go so far as to suggest that common law pledges of collateral were OK. 372 more words

Expert: Fed Rescue of Insolvent States Will Include Illinois

If the federal government bails out the nation’s debt-ridden states, Illinois will be among the first to grab a lifeline, according to one financial expert. 307 more words

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