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The Awful Press Coverage of Lew and Lagarde That Fueled Delusion Wednesday

By Nathan Tankus, a writer from New York City. Follow him on Twitter at @NathanTankus Part of the difficulty of writing in detail about the Greek crisis is how awful the reporting is. Headlines often say misleading or outright lies, backed up by articles that are usually somewhat less misleading but require strong parsing to […]


Satyajit Das: The Main Game Looms – The Problem of US Debt (Updated)

By Satyajit Das, derivatives expert and the author of Extreme Money: The Masters of the Universe and the Cult of Risk Traders, Guns & Money: Knowns and Unknowns in the Dazzling World of Derivatives – Revised Edition (2006 and 2010)

In the first of three articles, the problems of US debt are outlined. The next two articles look at how America needs to control its public debt and how given political exigencies it may actually be dealt with.