Submitted by lambert on Tue, 08/31/2010 - 10:18am
Submitted by lambert on Fri, 04/24/2009 - 12:46pm
Submitted by lambert on Wed, 04/22/2009 - 7:26pm
Regulators conducting the stress tests are increasingly focusing on the quality of loans banks made after finding wide variations in underwriting standards, a regulatory official said on April 20. They concluded that banks’ lending practices need to be given as much weight as macroeconomic scenarios in determining the health of each bank, the person said.
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Submitted by lambert on Mon, 04/20/2009 - 9:29am
Submitted by lambert on Sun, 04/19/2009 - 8:53am
From Krugman's home page at the Times:
Hey, I'd settle for a Pecora commission endorsement! Read below the fold...
Submitted by lambert on Tue, 04/14/2009 - 10:26am
The story is "out there" (I'll get to the newest Barron's shortly), and so far, Krugman's been silent. Neither agreement, nor debunking.
It's definitely night time for the economy, so why isn't the dog barking? Curious! Read below the fold...
Submitted by lambert on Fri, 04/03/2009 - 11:37pm
(For William Black, see Corrente on 2009-02-17; he's the S&L enforcer who took down Charles Keating, back in the day when we had a regulatory structure). Here's the Bill Moyer's transcript; trying to excerpt from it is like trying to excerpt a nuclear explosion, so read it all: Read below the fold...