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Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash - ProPublica
"A confidential report and a fired examiner’s hidden recorder penetrate the cloistered world of Wall Street’s top regulator—and its history of deference to banks."
the-fed  banking  regulation  regulatory-capture  failure  too-big-to-fail  economics 
september 2014 by tsuomela
Eyes on the Ties » a blog by LittleSis » Blog Archive » Scrutiny of Goldman’s Role in Greek Debt Crisis Intensifies in US
Goldman Sachs appears to be testing the limits of its special talent for avoiding all accountability following revelations of its role in exacerbating the Greek debt crisis.
business  finance  wall-street  country(Greece)  debt  crisis  recession  regulation  too-big-to-fail  regulatory-capture 
march 2010 by tsuomela
The Consensus On Big Banks Is Beginning To Crack | The New Republic
Links to a couple of authors talking about banking reform: Paul Volcker, Martin Wolf, Mervyn King (Great Britain)
banking  reform  regulation  government  too-big-to-fail 
october 2009 by tsuomela
Matthew Yglesias » Bonus-Hungry Number-Crunchers Are No Substitute For Traditional Analysis
report on large banking automation of loan processing and delinquency rates. Turns out that large banks use hard FICO cutoffs that mask actual default rates.
economics  technocracy  banking  scale  too-big-to-fail 
april 2009 by tsuomela
Fortune: Pimco Too Big to Fail? : CJR
link to and commentary about Pimco and it's role directing parts of the government bailout program.
business  crisis  economics  system  risk  too-big-to-fail 
february 2009 by tsuomela » Not Just Peak Oil, But “Peak Hierarchy,” Too?
Can the economic crisis be traced to large, hierarchical institutions that are dysfunctional in an open, networked environment?
hierarchy  commons  economics  too-big-to-fail 
december 2008 by tsuomela

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