Posts filed under “Bailouts”

The Divide: Matt Taibbi on The Daily Show

In this exclusive, extended interview, author Matt Taibbi discusses wanting to spark a conversation about socially accepted white-collar crime with his book “The Divide.”

Matt Taibbi Extended Interview Pt. 1

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Author Matt Taibbi discusses the hypocrisy of a judicial system that grants criminals at the top of the pyramid bailouts, while rewarding other wrongdoers with jail time.

Exclusive – Matt Taibbi Extended Interview Pt. 2

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Category: Bailouts, Legal, Video

Liquidity Trap and Excessive Leverage

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Do “Too-Big-to-Fail” Banks Take On More Risk?

Do “Too-Big-to-Fail” Banks Take On More Risk? Gara Afonso, João Santos, and James Traina Liberty Street Economics, March 26, 2014   ~~~ This post is the fourth in a series of thirteen Liberty Street Economics posts on Large and Complex Banks. For more on this topic, see this special issue of the Economic Policy Review….Read More

Category: Bailouts, Credit

Private Credit and Public Debt in Financial Crises

Private Credit and Public Debt in Financial Crises Òscar Jordà, Moritz Schularick, and Alan M. Taylor FRBSF Economic Letter 2014-07 March 10, 2014     Recovery from a recession triggered by a financial crisis is greatly influenced by the government’s fiscal position. A financial crisis puts considerable stress on the government’s budget, sometimes triggering attacks…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Sorry Banks, Millennials Hate You

Source: FastCo

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Crony Capitalists, Sentiment

How Unconventional Are Large-Scale Asset Purchases?

How Unconventional Are Large-Scale Asset Purchases? Carlo Rosa and Andrea Tambalotti Liberty Street Economics, March 03, 2014     The large-scale asset purchases (LSAPs) undertaken by the Fed starting in late November 2008 are widely considered to be a form of “unconventional” monetary policy. Although these interventions are certainly unprecedented, this post shows that their…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Why Was Asia Resilient? Lessons from the Past and for the Future

Category: Bailouts, Think Tank

Americans: Hate big banks, but can’t quit them


Source: Yahoo Finance

Category: Bailouts, Video

Grantham on ‘What People Learn from Financial Crises’

I love this: When he was asked what people would learn from the whole financial crisis, Jeremy [Grantham] said, “In the short term a lot, in the medium term a little, in the long term, nothing at all. That would be historical precedent.” -James Montier to Kate Welling, via FT Alphaville  

Category: Bailouts, Markets, Psychology

Lessons from the Taper Tantrum

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Think Tank