Posts filed under “Bailouts”

Interview: XMSR Stand Up with Pete Dominick

SUWP

 

I did an hour with Pete Dominick yesterday on XM Satellite:

 

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Source: Stand Up! with Pete

 

Note: 3% of $1m = $30,000, not off of $10m. My brain was not functioning yesterday morning.

 

Category: Bailouts, Media

On Fire-Sale Externalities, TARP Was Close to Optimal

On Fire-Sale Externalities, TARP Was Close to Optimal Fernando Duarte and Thomas Eisenbach Liberty Street Economics April 15, 2014     This post is the third in a series of six Liberty Street Economics posts on liquidity issues. Imagine that many large and levered banks suffer heavy losses and must quickly sell assets to reduce…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Category: Bailouts, Economy, Think Tank

How Important Are Hedge Funds in a Crisis?

How Important Are Hedge Funds in a Crisis? Reint Gropp Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco April 14, 2014       Before the 2007–09 crisis, standard risk measurement methods substantially underestimated the threat to the financial system. One reason was that these methods didn’t account for how closely commercial banks, investment banks, hedge funds,…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Hedge Funds, Think Tank

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Think Tank

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

(7:37)

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