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Monday, January 4, 2010

Bernanke Says “Better” Regulation Key to Avoiding Crisis


“Better regulation is the key to avoiding future financial excesses, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said Sunday, arguing that the Fed’s low-interest-rate policies early in the decade were not a major cause of the housing bubble.” (Washington Post, Monday)

George Carlin on addiction: “Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn’t mean the circus has left town.

FEE Timely Classic:
Financial Crisis and the Federal Reserve’s Punch Bowl” by Chidem Kurdas