Posts Tagged ‘glass-steagal’

Some Contrarian Ideas

Liam Halligan has a bit of an iconoclastic piece in the Telegraph today. In it he takes on fiscal stimulus and regulatory reform. I find myself agreeing with some of his points and on the fence with regard to some others. Quantitative Easing This column has long-argued the Western world’s policy reaction to “sub-prime” has […]

Big Banks: Are They Dinosaurs That Deserve To Die?

The one thing the blogosphere seems to be long on right now is opinions about nationalizing one or more of the nation’s banks. I’ve made my opinion pretty clear before. Just do what we’ve always done, place insolvent banks in receivership and reconstitute them as quickly as possible.¬†Putting that aside, it’s occurred to me that […]