financial regulation

Dec 2, 2011

Of bailouts and liquidity shakedowns

The banks were absolutely stabilized, and possibly saved, by extraordinary government interventions. Whether you call that a bailout or a "liquidity injection" is all in the semantics.
Nov 10, 2011

The inflation-control target

Andrew Jackson
So, the 2 per cent inflation target has been renewed as it now stands. (Take that, House of Commons Finance Committee, which is holding hearings on the issue next week.)
Aug 13, 2011

Market mayhem

Andrew Jackson
The wild swings in the markets this week serve as another reminder of the weakness of linkage between levels and changes in financial asset values and levels and changes in real economic variables.
Jan 26, 2010

Defeating capitalist fanatics

By now it should be obvious that American capitalism is not working for the benefit of its "middle" class let alone the minority who are being crushed by poverty, including the growing suburban poor.


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