All posts tagged "bailouts"

  • Paul Volcker Prescribes Some Tough Medicine

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker testified before the committee on Banking and Financial Services yesterday. His recommendations to prevent another financial meltdown included: Reaffirm the principle separating banking from commerce as our approach to financial regulation;...

    • Posted September 25, 2009
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  • John Hussman Reports on the Negative Aspects of the Bailouts

    John Hussman, who has proven to be a superior manager of risk this decade, writes about the scandalous bailouts doled out to inept banking institutions. An excerpt: “The bailout is not something “neutral” that cancels itself out,...

    • Posted May 12, 2009
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  • A Reason for Outrage

    Paul Azzopardi, in an article posted at Seeking Alpha, argues why dividends should not be taxed. Azzopardi quotes Gary Shilling’s March INSIGHT newsletter which stated the following: from 2002 to 2008, the five largest Wall Street firms...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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