Category Archives: Regulations and regulators

Wolf Richter: What the Heck’s Going on with Foreclosures? Why this Spike?

Yves here. While the recent trend in foreclosures looks alarming, it appears that servicers are making a push to clear out what they regard as old inventory, even though it appears to be include defaults that started after the crisis. One has to note cynically that they waited to the tail end of the Obama administration […]


Dean Baker: Rigged – How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer

Dean Baker explains how market structure, which results from policy choices, legislation, and regulation, serve the rich first and foremost.