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The Cost of (Equity) Capital – James Kwak- The Baseline Scenario

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of The Baseline Scenario. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money. Regardless of where in the world that money originates, eventually it flows to and through Wall Street. So if you want to know the direction of the next big…

Exclusive: Euro zone discussed capital controls if Greek exits euro: sources | Reuters

European finance officials have discussed limiting the size of withdrawals from ATM machines, imposing border checks and introducing euro zone capital controls as a worst-case scenario should Athens decide to leave the euro. Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money. Regardless of where in the world that money originates, eventually it flows to and…

Simon Johnson: Will There Be a Meaningful Volcker Rule? – NYTimes.com

The Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation of 2010 stipulates that banks and the corporate entities that own banks should get out of the business of “proprietary trading…” Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money. Regardless of where in the world that money originates, eventually it flows to and through Wall Street. So if you want…

Michael Crimmins: What the Press Refuses to See in JP Morgan and MF Global Scandals « naked capitalism

Two former finance and political influence gods (Jon Corzine and Jamie Dimon) have tumbled back to earth. Yet, troublingly, the mythology that’s cowed the political establishment and the financial press for so long remains very much intact. Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money. Regardless of where in the world that money originates, eventually…