Deposit Insurance, Blanket Guarantees and Exit Strategies
Brian Hoyt, Crisis Talk (World Bank), September 30, 2009
Lessons learned, measures taken, and future policy recommendations for the world's deposit insurance schemes.
Seduced by a Model
Simon Johnson and James Kwak, Economix, October 1, 2009
A complicated, but elegant, mathematical model helped bring the downfall of the financial sector, two analysts write.
Clearing up the future of futures
John Gapper, Financial Times, September 30, 2009
Banks have found corporate allies in their battle to stop the tough new rules proposed for derivatives, including demanding that standard contracts are traded on an exchange. But they must not be allowed to derail the regulations, writes John Gapper.
The TARP Trap
Jeb Hensarling, Forbes, September 30, 2009
It's time to shut down the temporary bailout package.
What might have been done
Free Exchange, Economist.com, September 30, 2009
If we focus our efforts on figuring out how best to respond on September 14, then we have failed in improving the safety and stability of the financial system.
Martin Wolf, the FT's rebel with a cause, and the future of finance
Swedish Lex, Naked Capitalism, September 30, 2009
The debate on how to fix finance is mightily underwhelming when compared to the latter's monumental failure.
Wall Street Needs More Skin in the Game
Peter Weinberg, Wall Street Journal, September 30, 2009
Partnerships were one way of aligning the interests of money managers and investors.