Less than the Least

Entries from Less than the Least tagged with 'Dodd-Frank Act'

Magical Thinking at the FDIC--Skeel

The FDIC has just released a report speculating about how Lehman’s crisis would have been handled if the Dodd-Frank Act had been in place in 2008. As the report imagines it, the FDIC would have intervened early in the crisis, and...

Wheaton Talk--Skeel

For anyone who happens to be in the Chicago area, I'll be giving a talk entitled "Making Sense of the New Financial Deal" at Wheaton College this Thursday at 7:30pm.  The talk will be based on my new book, "The New...

Is Obama for or Against Wall Street?--Skeel

Two views on President Obama’s relationship with Wall Street seem to alternate in the media.  One view, increasingly prevalent of late, is that he’s hostile to Wall Street, perhaps even on vendetta against it starting with the Dodd-Frank reforms.  The...