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'Sometimes We Need Inflation'

New York Times | FLOYD NORRIS | Posted 10.12.2011 | Business

It is time for a new lesson to be learned. Sometimes we need inflation, and now is such a time....

Volcker Still 'Just A Photo Op'?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When Paul Volcker was first appointed chairman of President Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board, he really didn't expect to have much influence. ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Former Citigroup CEO Says Banks Shouldn't Mix With Wall Street | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A former CEO of Citigroup says there should be "some kind of separation" between commercial banking and investment activities, joining a growing list ...

Obama Economic Board Has Yet To Hold Public Meeting

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Six weeks after President Barack Obama appointed a blue-ribbon panel to help him dig America out of its economic crisis, the board has yet to hold an ...

Volcker: 'Shameful' That Treasury Is Understaffed

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sounding off on hiring problems that we reported earlier this week, a leading economic adviser to President Obama today said it was "shameful" that th...

Obama Economic Adviser Volcker "Increasingly Frustrated" By Delays, Blames Summers

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Paul Volcker has grown increasingly frustrated over delays in setting up the economic advisory group President Barack Obama picked the former Federal ...

Obama and Volcker: Economic Solutions, Good; Summers and Geithner: Financial Solutions, Not Good.

Saskia Sassen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Saskia Sassen

The shadow banking system is not illegal or clandestine. It is in the open, but it has thrived on the opaqueness of the investment instruments, facilitated by their complexity.

Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker Endorses Obama

Wall Street Journal | Jackie Calms | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, the latest big name to endorse Sen. Barack Obama, could give the Illinois Democrat a boost by lending hi...