Economic Perspectives from Kansas City

Yglesias pours the Geithner, Holder, Breuer (GHB) banksters immunity doctrine in our drinks- William K. Black

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of New Economic Perspectives. To view original, click here. By William K. Black It’s early, but Salon has published on January 30, 2013 either the funniest or saddest column of the year to date: “Are Banks Too Big To Prosecute?”  The column is attributed to Matthew Yglesias, a blogger…

Can the Federal Reserve Really Refuse To Accept and To Credit A Platinum Coin Deposited By the US Mint? New Economic Perspectives

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of New Economic Perspectives. To view original, click here. Can the Federal Reserve Really Refuse To Accept and To Credit A Platinum Coin Deposited By the US Mint? By Joe Firestone The issue of whether the Fed can really refuse to accept and credit a deposit of a platinum…

It Was Not a Free Lunch: The True Cost of the AIG Bailout – New Economic Perspectives

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of New Economic Perspectives. To view original, click here. James Tilson and Robert E. Prasch “If it’s too good to be true, it probably is.”  This old adage came to mind on December 11, 2012 when the U.S. Treasury made the announcement, reiterated unthinkingly by the press, that the…