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Financial economics

The Last Temptation of Risk

Eichengreen explains the origins of the economic crisis.

Small is Beautiful

Small businesses get no respect--and little venture capital. A new exchange could fix that.

Commentary

The Next Housing Bubble

A bid to get banks to lend more to subprime borrowers will fail because of new regulations.

The Hypocritical Attack on S&P

The ratings agencies engaged in fraud, but the government that seeks to punish them for it is no less guilty.

Will Banks Finally Be Brought to Heel?

The impunity of international finance might be coming to an end.

Blogs

Applying Romney's Business Experience to the Presidency

If Romney is elected, the federal government would be only the latest, albeit the biggest, of the companies that he has temporarily controlled.

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April 19, 2014