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Entries by James Kwak from 03/2010

Krugman: No Bill Is Better Than a Weak Bill

| Posted 03.01.2010 | Business

If you want to win a negotiation, you have to be willing to walk away. Taking a stand on consumer protection in financial regulation reform should not be that hard a position for Democrats to take.

Dallas Fed President: Break Up Big Banks

| Posted 03.03.2010 | Business

Seen in an abstract light, we can have no assurance that any new regulations will actually work to prevent a financial crisis or defuse one, so the safer option is to break up the big banks.

Is Vikram Pandit in Favor of Real Reform?

| Posted 03.04.2010 | Business

Testifying today before the TARP Congressional Oversight Panel, Vikram Pandit claimed that Citigroup is on the side of the angels -- in this case, the side of real financial reform.