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Money Party Chief Spills the Goods – “Fraud”


“There are two fundamental reforms we need – to get adequate capital and, two, to get far higher levels of enforcements of statutes of fraud statutes, existing ones. I’m not even talking about new ones. Things were being done which were certainly illegal and fairly criminal in certain cases. Fraud, fraud is a fact. Fraud creates very considerable instability in competitive markets. If you cannot trust your counterparties, it won’t work. And indeed, we saw that it didn’t.” Alan Greenspan Nov. 9, 2010

Via Karl Denninger Alan Greenspan: The Banks Robbed You

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Understanding the US Financial Crisis, Why Banking Regulations are a Temporary Fix

Part #3 of Understanding Capitalism and Socialism
by Joaquin

With the great financial crisis of 2007-2010 all over except for the screaming and yelling; and the yelling and screaming is over because oil spilled all over it; and with the oil spill all over because someone parked a SUV with toy timers on it in Manhattan; it’s time to understand how the financial crisis was solved; so let’s get started. By the way, aren’t we all glad the financial crisis is over? Well except in Greece and maybe Spain, Ireland, Portugal, Italy and the UK; don’t forget California and other bankrupt states, counties, municipalities, and your parent’s pension; not to mention a giant national debt that is ballooning out of control; but yeah otherwise the financial crisis is over. How do we know its over? Well, just turn on the financial news anywhere and you will hear that the recovery is in full swing except for people having jobs and buying houses. The crisis is so over that it has been over and over. I mean if you Google “housing market has bottomed” you can find out that the housing market has bottomed out constantly since 2006.

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Greenspan Says U.S. Should Consider Breaking up Large Banks (Bloomberg 10/15)


Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) –– U.S. regulators should consider breaking up large financial institutions considered “too big to fail,” former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said.

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