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Liquidity Crisis

The Stalemate in Italy Could Destabilize Europe

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business
Georges Ugeux

With the announcement that the attempts by the Democrats to form a government have been derailed by what the Economist characterizes as two clowns, former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and Beppe Grillo, the situation in Italy gets more dangerous.

The Economics of Eurozone Trade Differentials and Fiscal Transfers

Warren Mosler | Posted 09.15.2012 | World
Warren Mosler

The trade differentials in the eurozone are not in the least an insurmountable problem, at least not in theory.

Execs At Former Mortgage Giant Charged With Fraud

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 03.14.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators have charged three executives of what was once the nation's second-largest mortgage company with civil accounting fra...

Bank's Bold Program Not Working, Raising Credit Crunch Concerns

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

The European Central Bank's generous lending to banks is not boosting liquidity in the European economy as much as intended, according to a leading Fr...

Fed, ECB, Other Central Banks Act To Ease Financial System Strain

AP | DAVID McHUGH and PAUL WISEMAN | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business

FRANKFURT, Germany — The central banks of the wealthiest countries, trying to prevent a debt crisis in Europe from exploding into a global panic...

Fed Officials: Recent Lack Of Job Growth Of 'Particular Concern'

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 09.11.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting expressed concerns that the weakening job market might hold back the recovery. But ...

AIG Plans To Switch Banks

Posted 09.10.2011 | Business

PHILADELPHIA (Jessica Hall) - American International Group (AIG.N) plans to replace one or more Wall Street banks in its next sale of shares from ...

DeLong: Economy Is In A Liquidity Trap

Bloomberg | Brad DeLong | Posted 09.04.2011 | Business

There is only one real law of economics: the law of supply and demand. If the quantity supplied goes up, the price goes down....

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

The Financial Crisis Is Not Over Yet for America's Top Colleges and Universities

Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg

The future of private, world-class education is at risk, unless colleges and universities find a constructive escape without destroying significant value in their remaining portfolios.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Throwing in the Towel

David Kotok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Kotok

A communication problem is not a policy problem. When it comes to policy, the central banks are acting.

Lack of Disclosure the Root Cause of the Financial Crisis

Peter Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peter Scheer

The market did not understand that families buying homes would have an incentive to default on their mortgage obligations if housing prices stopped rising or actually declined.

Hank Paulson Should Call John Doerr

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Adam Hanft

More than Paulson, more than Bernanke, more than pretty much anyone in Washington I'd trust venture capitalist John Doerr to negotiate my stake in the bailout.

It's the Liquidity, Stupid: Why Not Put the $700B Into Good Banks?

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Abrams

By improving the capital positions of the good banks, they will extend more credit and facilitate transactions. That is the liquidity crisis that is to be resolved.