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Credit Bubble

Tiger Woman on Wall Street

China Hands | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business
China Hands

From making her first million before age thirty, to heading an equity research firm, and now a regular contributor at Forbes with appearances on CNBC and Bloomberg, Li is making waves.

Mark Gongloff

Private Equity Firms Are Back To Their Pre-Crisis Shenanigans | Mark Gongloff | Posted 08.06.2013 | Business

It has been almost five long years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, and you know what that means: It's about time we had ourselves another finan...

Mark Gongloff

Credit Bubble Comeback: Fed Warns Of Growing Danger In Risky Loans | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.22.2013 | Business

Ben Bernanke recently said the Fed is on the lookout for trouble in credit markets. It didn't have to look very long. The Federal Reserve and other...

Mark Gongloff

Weapons Of Mass Destruction Return To Wall Street | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.21.2013 | Business

Japan swore off nuclear weapons for generations after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Wall Street's memory vis-a-vis weapons of mass destructi...

Farcebook: A Stratospheric Valuation

Mitch Feierstein | Posted 06.26.2012 | Business
Mitch Feierstein

Those valuations are dizzyingly high. They'd be justified only if the company's top line was growing exceptionally fast, if its bottom line were growing equally fast, and if the risks to the company's business model were modest and controllable. Not one of those things is true.

Latin America's Twin Challenges -- Increasing Rate of Growth and Managing Volatility

Dominique Strauss-Kahn | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business
Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Latin America faces two principal economic challenges going forward: to increase the sustainable rate of economic growth and to reduce the volatility of growth.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Count Dracula: Part 11

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

David Tice, running counter to the Wall Street herd, thought the bulls were out of their minds and he predicted that all hell would soon break loose, with both the economy and the stock market going into a tailspin.

The Coming Demise of the Dollar Reflects the Rise of the Rest

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nathan Gardels

I spoke with Joseph Stiglitz about the momentous power shift taking place as we sift through the debris of America's busted credit bubble.

Bernanke Dodges the Bullets

Ann Pettifor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ann Pettifor

By fueling anger over AIG bonuses, Bernanke is playing a very old game. By aiming at AIG, he is distracting public anger from the Federal Reserve. He is protecting his reputation and legacy.

What Lehman Can't Seem To Learn

The Washington Independent | Charles R. Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lehman Brothers, Inc., released its second quarter earnings last week, reporting a loss of $2.8 billion ($4.1 billion before taxes). The losses were c...