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After Greece: Saving EMU

Stephen G. Cecchetti | Posted 08.06.2016 | Business
Stephen G. Cecchetti

Euro-area leaders announced yet another agreement with Greece in mid-July. However, the survival of the euro area has never been about the fate of Greece. Instead, it is whether the Europeans will implement the reforms necessary to keep the euro area together.

Zach Carter

House Dems Embrace Wall Street Deregulation

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just one day after Treasury Secretary Jack Lew wrote a letter urging lawmakers to reject a slate of Wall Street deregulation measures, n...

The Euro: Bad Idea, Poorly Executed, Hard to Fix

David Backus | Posted 12.15.2012 | Business
David Backus

The euro crisis combines, in our view, a sovereign debt crisis and a banking crisis, with mutually adverse feedback between the two. But design flaws in the system magnified their impact and feedback.

Ask the Expert: Does the Debt Ceiling Debate Threaten Deposit Insurance?

Richard Barrington | Posted 09.27.2011 | Business
Richard Barrington

Even though FDIC deposit insurance is a federal program, it is not likely to be an immediate victim of a possible federal government default. In the long run though, anything is possible if things reach such a dire outcome.