Category Archives: Federal Reserve

The Effectiveness of Large-Scale Asset Purchases

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The Bank of International Settlement’s Claudio Borio, Who Warned About the Crisis, Says the World Economy Is About to Get Very Sick

BIS chief economist Claudio Borio warns that central bankers have overdone the liquidity party, and investors are not being paid enough to take ris

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Michael Hudson: The Lehman 10th Anniversary Spin as a Teachable Moment

Why you should take conventional wisdom about the Lehman collapse and the crisis with a fistful of salt.

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Double Whammy: Implicit Subsidies and the Great Financial Crisis

Follow the subsidies, and you will understand why we had the crisis and why not enough has been done to prevent a recurrence.

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Pigs Want To Feed at the Trough Again: Bernanke, Geithner and Paulson Use Crisis Anniversary to Ask for More Bailout Powers

The chief architects of the exercise in looting otherwise known as the post-crisis rescues are back promoting more of the same.

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