PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The Financial Times: Safe Banks/Economic Growth

According to Thomas Hoenig, reporting in the FT 8/20/13, a Vice Chairman of the FDIC, ” recent research found no evidence that higher bank capital leads to lower volumes of loans over the long run.  ” Given the magnitude of the Financial Crisis of 2008;     does anyone really believe that greater capitalization of the … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The Financial Times: Safe Banks/Economic Growth

PUBLIC ADVOCACY: One Nation’s Pyramid is another’s Cartel

This article in the NY Times DealBook captured my attention.  /” Overhaul of Israel’s economy has lessons for the United States. ”  There are lessons to be learned, though the scale of Israel’s problem never reached the level of inequality seen in the United States;  it is a cautionary tale. “Per Steven Davidoff, of the … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: One Nation’s Pyramid is another’s Cartel