BETTER MARKETS: Financial Reform Newsletter

  Financial Reform Newsletter July 10, 2014 As the media reports that more Wall Street settlements are coming, Better Markets continues to fight for accountability on Wall Street and at the Justice Department, urging a federal court to require DOJ to tell the American people what JPMorgan Chase did in …

David Lauer, Consultant on Technology Architecture and Equity Markets

Ethical Markets welcomes Dave Lauer to our Advisory Board     Dave Lauer is a Market Structure and Technology Architecture Consultant. He is an expert on the new electronic marketplace, with extensive experience helping to design and build the infrastructure that underpins many modern electronic trading systems as well as …

An Institutional Flaw At The Heart Of The Federal Reserve

The Baseline Scenario An Institutional Flaw At The Heart Of The Federal Reserve Posted: 14 Jun 2012 07:10 AM PDT By Simon Johnson. This is a long blog post, about 2,800 words. On the ?PBS NewsHour? in late May, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner indicated that the continued presence of Jamie …

Frustrating Day for Crowdfunding at the Senate

Frustrating Day for Crowdfunding at the Senate 1 Dec Today was a frustrating day for Crowdfunding. The Senate Banking Committee, one of the most powerful committees on Capitol Hill held a hearing called, ‘Spurring Job Growth Through Capital Formation While Protecting Investors.’ It should have been called, ‘Why We Need …

Nominate Elizabeth Warren – Provide The Pecora Hearings We Need

An article from The Baseline Scenario Nominate Elizabeth Warren – Provide The Pecora Hearings We Need Posted: 04 May 2011 08:29 AM PDT By Simon Johnson Ms. Warren is helping get the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) off the ground and remains the leading contender to become its formal …