Break Bank of America up: Keep only the Retail operation!

Three Questions For The Financial Stability Oversight Council Posted: 03 Sep 2011 04:16 AM PDT By Simon Johnson The Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation of 2010 created a Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), with the task of taking an integrated view of risks in and around the U.S. financial sector. The …

The Banking Emperor Has No Clothes

An article from The Baseline Scenario The Banking Emperor Has No Clothes Posted: 09 Jun 2011 03:10 AM PDT By Simon Johnson In a major speech earlier this week to an American Bankers Association conference, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner laid out his view of what went wrong in the financial …