All posts tagged "financial regulation"

  • Daily Show - Jason Jones
    Stonewalling of Banking Regulations Spurs Satire

    The Daily Show has produced a brilliant bit comparing the frequently floundering U. S. financial system, with its attendant crises and crashes, with the more heavily regulated Canadian system. Correspondent Jason Jones conducts a couple of gut-busting...

    • Posted July 1, 2013
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  • Jamie Dimon and Wife Judith
    JP Morgan: How Do You Lose $2 Billion?

    Jamie Dimon, banking’s boy genius, who appeared to navigate the financial devastation of 2008 in a superlative manner has just presided over what could eventually be the biggest trading loss in Wall Street history. Observers such as...

    • Posted May 11, 2012
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  • Financial Wisemen Endorse Increased Regulation

    Several elderly thinkers in financial world including John Bogle, Paul Volcker, George Soros and William Donaldson believe increased financial regulation is necessary to prevent or mitigate crises in the future. This would include separation of banking and...

    • Posted February 18, 2010
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  • The Sordid Affair of Banker "Talent" and Compensation

    Abnormal Returns has linked to a couple of interesting articles speculating as to whether bank heads deserve the pay they receive. This is a nice quote from Rick Bookstaber, “Indeed, I think the invocations of talent for...

    • Posted October 24, 2009
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  • 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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