Sound Banking

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010
"In the last several years, economists have produced numoerous studies examining both the theoretical operations and historical manifestations of unregulated banking systems. Recent examples of historical investigations are the studies by L.
Monday, March 15th, 2010
"Mr. Dodd's bill would allow the Fed to examine any bank-holding company with more than $50 billion in assets, and large financial companies that aren't banks could be lassoed into the Fed's supervisory orbit. This came after Treasury officials pushed Mr.
Friday, March 12th, 2010
Recent developments have clearly demonstrated that "there is no such thing as a Keynesian free lunch." The grim story of fiscal crises afflicting major economies is something that should not be taken lightly. It could happen sooner than most people think if the governments of the US and other debt-ridden countries don't get their fiscal houses in order.
Friday, March 12th, 2010
On Wednesday, March 10, a Wall Street Journal article announced that the Financial Crisis Panel will be convened in early April with Alan Greenspan as the center act.
Wednesday, March 10th, 2010
"Let me say first that I believe in the benefits conferred by the free market as strongly as anybody in this country: nobody, anywhere, has yet devised a way of organising economic activity which comes close to the free market as a way of efficiently producing the goods and services which people wan
Wednesday, March 10th, 2010
"There is a debt crisis in the making. It is international. Every industrial nation on earth faces a crisis that could dwarf the crisis of the 1930’s.
Monday, March 8th, 2010
"In the fall of 2008, the credit squeeze, which had emerged a little more than a year before, ballooned into Wall Street’s biggest crisis since the Great Depression.
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010
"By Shih’s count, China’s debt may reach 39.838 trillion yuan ($5.8 trillion) next year. His forecast for debt-to-GDP compares with an International Monetary Fund estimate for China of 22 percent this year, which excludes local-government liabilities. The IMF sees Spain at 69.6 percent, the U.S.
Monday, March 1st, 2010
Economists Peter Boone and Simon Johnson think the economic system could be stuck in a “doomsday cycle”:
Monday, March 1st, 2010
"I've been doing a little reading this morning about the Greek crisis and related problems in Europe.
Friday, February 26th, 2010
Wednesday’s Washington Post featured a column by Steven Pearlstein that sums up the ongoing debate over the regulation of the financial industry, or at least it attempts to
Thursday, February 25th, 2010
"The two large housing government-sponsored enterprises, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, have been in government receivership since September 2008. The U.S.
Wednesday, February 24th, 2010
"Fitch Ratings, citing concerns about Greek banks' funding costs and profitability, downgraded the country's four major banks to triple-B, or two notches above "junk" status. Fitch characterized its outlook for Greek banks as 'negative'...
Wednesday, February 17th, 2010
"China sees a clear link between America's ability to stand up for human rights and its economic interests—and Beijing isn't afraid to exploit it. Mr. Weiqun was bluntly reminding the U.S.
Wednesday, February 17th, 2010
"Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D Subbarao expressed is fears that the stimulus packages rolled out by central banks and governments to resolve the global financial meltdown, could lead to another financial debacle.
Friday, January 22nd, 2010
The Obama administration thinks it has found the cure all for its economic woes. The solution: regulate, restrict and play God in the economy.
Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
In something of a reversal of the usual government policies to keep prices high, the government of Venezuela is going to great lengths to keep prices low, even in the face of inflation.
Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Research Reports - 01/11/2010

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

Research Reports - 03/16/2009


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Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

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