The ‘oversize banking’ model of too-big-to-fail is more dangerous than ever. We must get to the root of the problem with comprehensive and clear regulation. Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF via IMF; big banks more dangerous than ever.
April 10th, 2013 · Comments Off on IMF; big banks more dangerous than ever
April 6th, 2013 · Comments Off on European banks after Cyprus..
Barclays published a note suggesting the Cyprus mess, plus the incoming common resolution framework, might wipe €15bn annually from the profits of Europe’s biggest banks. via European banks after Cyprus…
December 30th, 2011 · Comments Off on European Banks hold $10 trillion claims against US banks
March 5th, 2011 · Comments Off on The Banking System Hasn’t Changed..
According to Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England..
January 27th, 2011 · Comments Off on US banks not as good as it seems
Looking under the hood..
April 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment
During the credit crisis, we argued that temporary nationalization would be the best option to deal with financial institutions gone wild. Turns out we might have been to moderate..
January 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on Things can’t continue as they are
es, the social contract is unraveling and we fear these examples set a very bad precedent, increasing opportunistic behaviour elsewhere..
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December 28th, 2009 · Comments Off on And the person of the year according to the Financial Times is…
The head of Goldman Sachs. This produced raised eyebrows even on Wallstreet and subscriptions are cancelled..
November 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment
The first time around it turned out that she was right..
November 12th, 2009 · Comments Off on Demand, rather than supply seems to be the problem
Credit in the US, that is. Not too much demand for it, apparently.