Exit, Pursued by a Bear
Daniel Gross, Newsweek, October 15, 2009
Private-equity firms are trying to cash out of their investments. Uh-oh.
Public trust has economic consequences
Howard Davies, Project Syndicate, October 16, 2009
If this loss of trust persists, it could be costly for us all.
Bankers, bonuses and the market: plus ça change
Philip Stephens, Financial Times, October 15, 2009
As the financial crash fades in the memory, the question is how long its repercussions will continue to affect the world. The answer should be obvious, writes Philip Stephens. Everything has changed; and nothing has changed.
Fuel for the Financial Fire
John Taylor, Forbes, October 15, 2009
Did the Wall Street bailout add gas to the flames?
M&A ... and Bruce
Laurence Grafstein, The New Republic, October 15, 2009
Remembering the business titan who could make other titans cave.
Barney Frank, Predatory Lender
Peter J. Wallison, Wall Street Journal, October 15, 2009
Almost two-thirds of all bad mortgages in our financial system were bought by government agencies or required by government regulations.
The Banking System Is Still Broken
Ann Lee, Wall Street Journal, October 15, 2009
Borrow from the Federal Reserve at zero and lend to Treasury for a profit. That's some racket.