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Parallels between 1930s Europe and today are stark, striking, and increasingly frightening. | VOX

New preface to Charles Kindleberger, The World in Depression 1929-1939 J. Bradford DeLong   Barry Eichengreen 12 June 2012 Charles Kindleberger’s classic book on the Great Depression was originally published 40 years ago. In the preface to a new edition, two leading economists argue that the lessons are as relevant as ever. The parallels between Europe in…

The Truth About JP Morgan’s $2 Billion Loss – Washington’s Blog

Reposted from  The Truth About JP Morgan’s $2 Billion Loss – Washington’s Blog, with our thanks. On-site permission posted.  Must-Read Background Before we can understand what’s really going on with JP Morgan’s loss (which will probably end up being a lot more than $2 billion), we need a little background. JP Morgan: Is the world’s largest publicly-traded company…