Posts filed under “Bailouts”

US Bank Fines = $95 Billion Dollars

In less than 5 years, these 5 banks have amassed nearly $100 Billion dollars in fines n 81 settlements:

 

 

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Source: Economist via Washington Post

 

Category: Bailouts, Corporate Management, Really, really bad calls, Regulation

JPMorgan: Fish Rot from the Head

JPMorgan: Fish Rot from the Head William K. Black New Economic Perspectives October 23, 2013     The New York Times’ spin of the tentative settlement of JPMorgan’s latest myriad felonies begins early and runs throughout the article.  JPMorgan and Attorney General Eric Holder have reached a common meme on their settlement:  the Department of…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Corporate Management, Legal, Really, really bad calls

TDS: A Nightmare on Wall Street

The government executes a shakedown-witch hunt-scalping-jihad against JP Morgan Chase.

October 23, 2013 (05:05)

Category: Bailouts, Legal, Video

Criticism by Architect of Japanese Quantitative Easing of Fed Policy

Architect of Japanese Quantitative Easing Policy Says QE HARMS the Economy In the Long-Run … and that the Fed Is Stuck In a QE Trap Fed Policy Is Failing Many top economists have said that quantitative easing doesn’t help the economy. But many argue that – without QE – the economy would be much worse….Read More

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve

How Much is QE Driving Equity Markets? (Hint: Not 100%)

click for larger graphic Jim Bianco via Forbes     Over the past few days, we have been discussing what the impact of QE has been on the economy. Forbes columnist Bob Lenzer channels Michael Cembalest of J.P. Morgan to dive deeper into that concept and look at what markets have been doing in response…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Markets

Does No QE = Recession ?

click for larger graphic Source: Political Calculations     Earlier this morning, I suggested that when we consider the results of QE on NFP, we also consider what the world might look like in its absence. (Long term readers might recall I suggested we do the same thing with the bailouts as well, with the…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Economy, Federal Reserve

NFP & the QE Counter-Factual

One of the analytical errors I seem to constantly come across is what I call the non-result result. It goes something like this: If you do X, and there is no measurable change, X is therefore ineffective. The problem with this analysis is the lack of a control group, If you are testing a new…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Economy, Employment, Federal Reserve

Is There Are A Far Greater Level of Wrongdoing at JPMorgan?

Gordon Kerr, consultant at Cobden Partners, talks with Guy Johnson about the potential $13 billion settlement by JPMorgan to end civil claims over its sales of mortgage bonds. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.”


Bloomberg, Oct. 21 2013

Category: Bailouts, Video

Martin Wolf Weatherall Lecture 2013

Category: Bailouts, Video

Government Shutdown Caused By Bad Policy By Both Parties

The Real Cause of the Crisis: Forget Partisan Rhetoric … The Threatened Government Shutdown Is Caused By Bad Policy By BOTH PARTIES Preface: Remember what the Founding Fathers said about partisan soap operas. While partisans focus on specific things the other side is doing – “Obamacare” and the “debt ceiling” are the buzzwords of the…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Legal, Think Tank, War/Defense