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Deregulation Rallies Bank Stocks, But Be Aware Of The Risks

June 19th, 2017 · Comments Off on Deregulation Rallies Bank Stocks, But Be Aware Of The Risks

Bank shares rally predictably on the prospect of financial deregulation. They did so twice in the past 6 months already. However, financial deregulation is very risky as the cost of financial crises are much larger than those of garden variety recessions. Reducing the risk of future financial crisis should therefore be the main driver of […]

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A Big Financial Sector Hurts Economic Growth | Seeking Alpha

April 27th, 2015 · Comments Off on A Big Financial Sector Hurts Economic Growth | Seeking Alpha

There is a remarkable correlation between the size of the financial sector and the rate of productivity growth. According to the BIS, there is causation, a bigger financial sector tends to have a negative impact on real economic growth. So the growing size of the financial sector provides another possible explanation for ‘secular stagnation.’. A […]

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Does Dodd-Frank work?

July 21st, 2013 · Comments Off on Does Dodd-Frank work?

At the same time, it has been shocking to witness how quickly so many people in Washington have forgotten the lessons of the crisis. Financial regulation made simple..

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Financial regulation made simple..

June 15th, 2013 · Comments Off on Financial regulation made simple..

Title I of Dodd-Frank empowers the Financial Stability Oversight Council to bring these kinds of “shadow banks” under prudential supervision by the Fed. Of course, that law was enacted three years ago and for nearly two years now, the regulators have promised that they will be designating shadow banks for supervisory oversight “very soon”. This […]

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