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One More Time: The Break-Up-the-Banks Debate

Robert Teitelman | Posted 09.09.2012 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Do we want big banks to be essentially utilities, tightly regulated so that it's (almost) impossible for them to get into serious trouble, and small enough if they do that they can't cause harm? Do we want the entire financial system to become utility-like?

UBS Hit Shows Risks of Casino Investment Banks

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business
John Tepper Marlin

I'm reading about the arrest in London of Kweku Adoboli of the Swiss investment bank UBS. I'm at the Randolph Hotel in Oxford, overlooking Balliol Col...

Can the UK go it Alone on Banking Reform? I just Don’t Think so

Iain Anderson | Posted 01.14.2012 | UK Politics
Iain Anderson

This is perhaps the most momentous day for British financial services since the de-regulation of "big bang" in the late 1980s.