Sunday, February 25, 2018

Repeal of Glass-Steagall and the Too Big To Fail Culture

During the 1990’s the conventional economic wisdom supported the repeal of Glass-Steagall. However, "10 years later, the end of Glass-Steagall has been blamed by some...

Ukraine Sanctions With Teeth Instead of Gums Are Still Possible

For a very brief moment it looked like the White House and I were finally going to be in agreement on the topic of...

Ben Bernanke’s Banksters Legacy

With Ben Shalom Bernanke set to depart on the last day of January 2014, the critique and speculation of his tenure as Chairman of...

Dodd-Frank: Making it Harder For You to Get a Mortgage

The Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, sarcastically known as Dodd-Frankery and Dodd-Frankenstein, was passed into law in response to the financial...

Transfers excluded, JP Morgan Chase is Wired

The rumblings of capital and currency controls are causing a stir among perceptive financial observers. You do not have to be a business-banking customer to fear the consequences of restricting the transfer of money.

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A Productive Week

This has been a productive week! That’s good news, and bad. I mean, I don’t write for Better Homes and Gardens. Things gotta get...

STOPPING THE UTAH CARPETBAGGER

Don’t you find it a bit coincidental about the time that President Donald Trump’s approval numbers hit 50%, the perennial Northeast Seaboard candidate Governor Mitt Romney decided to trot out to Utah and announce a bid for the United States Senate?

DNC Hack Wasn’t A Hack

President Trump tweeted, “I never said Russia did not meddle in the election, I said ‘It may be Russia, or China or another country or group, or it may be a 400 pound genius sitting in bed and playing with his computer.’