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Fcic Testimony

Can We Take Away Alan Greenspan's Pension?

Dean Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dean Baker

Joe Nocera gets most of the story right in his NY Times discussion of the FCIC report; there was gross negligence, greed, and outright fraud -- but this wouldn't have lead to catastrophic consequences if we didn't have a housing bubble.

If It's Incredible, Don't Believe It

Peter J. Wallison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peter J. Wallison

Only in the fever-swamps of the left could anyone believe that the Republicans on the FCIC sought to "ban" the words "Wall Street," "shadow banking," "interconnection," and "deregulation" from the commission's report.

Ben Bernanke's Summer Reading List | SEWELL CHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ben S. Bernanke was an economist at Stanford and Princeton for more than two decades before he moved to Washington to 2002, first as a member of the F...

Shahien Nasiripour

FCIC Testimony: Credit Rating Agency Execs Say They Couldn't Say No To Wall Street, Buffett Testifies | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UPDATE: 5:45 PM - Moody's Former Execs: Firm Lusted After Profits More former top executives at Moody's Investors Service testified Wednesday that a ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Financial Crisis Commission Testimony, Day 2: Read The Latest Updates | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

FINANCIAL CRISIS INQUIRY COMMISSION UPDATES: The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission held its second day of hearings in Washington today. (Watch the ...