Ex-AIG adviser who practiced voodoo on victims gets 12 years for fraud Investment News (hat tip reader Scott)
Tactical Error: Health Care vs Finance Regulatory Reform Barry Ritholtz
Delivering a brilliant healthcare speech Ed Harrison
Buyers of Huge Manhattan Complex Face Default Risk New York Times. The assumptions on their ability to kick people out of rent-stabilized and controlled apartments were wildly unrealistic, and the aggressive tactics they used to try to meet their goals were often beaten back (NYC has tough housing judges). So they are reaping what they deserve.
Tracking the Consumption Decline Menzie Chinn
A tale of two inflations Tim Iacono
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