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  • Most Politically Tone-Deaf Statement of the Year?

    posted to Credit Slips on Tue 8th Oct 13

    I'm quite sure China's plea toensure the safety of the Chinese investments will bring certain members of of the House to their senses.

  • Hello, kettle? This is the pot. We should talk.

    posted to Credit Slips on Mon 7th Oct 13

    From the October 7 Financial Times, there's this opinion pieceby Elliott's Jay Newman. The gist of it is that, for more than a decade, Elliott has been uber-reasonable in trying to negotiate with Argentina, but that the country has simply refused to discuss

  • Furlough Raises Moral Questions

    posted to Credit Slips on Mon 7th Oct 13

    Snaking up a mountain road toward our favorite trailhead yesterday, Stewart and I realized wed face some moral dilemmas when we arrived. Assuming we could get into the National Forest at all, would we pay the fee, even though no one would fine us if we didnt?

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  • Pari Passu Argument Moved to July 18

    posted to Credit Slips on Wed 20th Jun 12

    Alas, we must slog through another month to find out how it ends. The NML v. Argentina argument in the Second Circuit was postponed at the eleventh hour. In other news, one of the panel members recused himself, also at the eleventh hour. And Professor Ronald

  • Who Speaks for Mortgage "Lenders"?

    posted to Credit Slips on Tue 15th Apr 08

    Katie Porter makes an incredibly important point in her recent post about how securitization structures may be impeding mortgage modifications because the ultimate holders of risk on the mortgages are not the ones involved in the modification decision. 

  • The Political Economy of CFPB Funding

    posted to Credit Slips on Mon 29th Nov 10

    Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard is kvetching about the CFPB's funding mechanism. It seems that he doesn't like the CFPB having a claim on 12% of the Fed's budget. That money might get used for effective consumer financial protection

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    posted to naked capitalism on Thu 18th Jul 13

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    posted to naked capitalism on Tue 2nd Apr 13

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    posted to Economist's View on Sat 9th Mar 13

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