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Roger Lowenstein

Here's Why Hillary Clinton's Federal Reserve Plan Is A Big Deal

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics

On Thursday, Hillary Clinton endorsed a banking reform idea that is more progressive than anything she backed during her long primary battle with Bern...

Pure Foolishness

John G. Taft | Posted 02.04.2013 | Business
John G. Taft

What does Olen conclude we should do? "We need to talk about our money." Not our personal financial situations, mind you, but our collective money. Whatever that means.

Wall Street: Guilty As Charged

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.16.2011 | Media
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Roger Lowenstein's piece "Wall Street: Not Guilty" is well worth reading, if only as a case study in the moral and logical blindness that's reached epidemic proportions among otherwise reasonable people in influential Washington and Wall Street circles.

All the Devils Are Here: Best Business Book of the Year

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

McLean and Nocera don't give us an idea as to where to look for angels. But the book is comprehensive, and I feel certain that all the devils are here.

The Biggest Cause Of The Financial Crisis? It's Leverage: Roger Lowenstein | Roger Lowenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Foreclosures by consumers heavily weighed on the economy, but what triggered the credit crunch was the failure (or near- failure) of the banks that is...

No One's Minding the Store

Sen. Fritz Hollings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sen. Fritz Hollings

China, by protecting its economy, has become the economic superpower while the United States refuses to protect its economy and remains AWOL in the trade war.

Michael Lewis on Warren Buffett

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

The irony of Buffett is that his talent and his will are unfathomable, but his flaws are not. The one thing we can truly understand about him is the part of him that's just like the rest of us.