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  • Bank lending drops. So what's Plan B?

     
    by Frank James Evidence is mounting that the federal government has been pushing on a string when it comes to trying to free up lending by throwing money at the nation's largest banks. The Wall Street Journal reports that bank......
  • Nationalizing banks gains GOP steam?

     
    by Frank James Nouriel Roubini, the economist who warned of the financial collapse long before it happened, is making waves again, this time with an opinion piece he co-authored in the Washington Post in which he and fellow New York......
  • Bank bailout: Schumer still Wall Street's mouthpiece

     
    Quite a display on ABC's This Week yesterday, with Chuck Schumer and Lindsey Graham discussion the banking sector bailout. The case for nationalization, increasingly embraced by economists, is becoming so obvious that even Graham, a conservative...
  • Video: Schumer on nationalization

     
    We blogged earlier about an appearance on ABC this weekend in which Chuck Schumer repeated his opposition to having the US take over insolvent banks, aka nationalization. Here's some video of the appearance that we came across that finds Schumer......
  • As 'laissez-faire' fades, Obama turns to mortgages

     
    One of the most remarkable aspects of the current financial crisis is the speed with which "laissez-faire" lecturers have either lost faith or gotten religion --depending on how you look at the world. The Financial Times of London today puts......
  • Nationalization: Greenspan says yes

     
    We've blogged regularly over the last few weeks on Sen. Chuck Schumer's resistance to the idea of nationalizing banks that are insolvent, even as a wide range of economists and political figures have been moving in that direction. On......
  • Schumer: Maybe I am for nationalization

     
    In the wake of Alan Greenspan and Chris Dodd both saying that they could support bank nationalization in some cases, Chuck Schumer -- who had opposed it for weeks and just last Sunday reiterated his opposition on ABC's This......
  • Bank takeovers looming despite WH spin

     
    by Frank James Wall Street and financial institutions positively hate the idea of banks being nationalized and who can blame them? Nationalization would wipe out shareholders, including top officials at the financial institutions themselves who presumably...
  • Schwarzenegger: 'Team player' w Obama

     
    by Mark Silva Gov. Mark Sanford, Republican chief executive of South Carolina, says he won't be taking all of that federal stimulus money, complaining that, in a nation of $52 trillion of promises that aren't paid for, this is simply......
  • Feds try dousing bank takeover fears

     
    by Frank James Wall Street has remained concerned that the nation's largest banks are on the verge of being nationalized, despite assurances from the White House last week that the Obama Administration doesn't plan on doing that. The New York......
  • Break up the banks: economist

     
    by Frank James Now that President Barack Obama has had his first taste of CEO blood via the sacking of GM's Rick Wagoner, maybe he will go after others, particularly in the financial services sector. That would be just fine......
  • Obama's 'nationalized' elections today

     
    by Mark Silva Barack Obama is not on the ballot today. Yet, when the day's voting is done, many will insist that he was. In Virginia, where the polls opened before dawn, there wasn't much trouble getting in and out......