Monthly Archives: April 2007

Giving Muckraking a Good Name

Chase leaves its customers’ information – names, account numbers, social security numbers, loan applications, you name it – in the trash outside its Manhattan branches.
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In Which I Envy Brad DeLong’s Lunch

Brad DeLong has more interesting lunches than you do.
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Will a Carbon Tax Reduce Developing-Country Emissions?

Is Larry Summers’s Big Idea a carbon tax?
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David Lereah, Not Quite RIP

The NAR’s chief economist leaves his pulpit.
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Finance Ministry vs Central Bank

Agustin Carstens critizes his country’s central bank.
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Carlyle Group Tops Private Equity Table

Carlyle Group, KKR, Goldman Sachs, and Blackstone Group all raised $30 billion or so over the past five years.
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Ken Griffin vs John D Rockefeller

Griffin earns more than Rockefeller did, as a multiple of average earnings.
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BofA Threatens to Sue ABN for Three Gazillion Dollars

Add a $220 billion lawsuit to the ABN Amro craziness.
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Rereading Swiss Profits in Dollar Terms

Weak results in Swiss francs look better in US dollars.
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Larry Summers on Cap-and-Trade

Larry
Summers
has problems with a cap-and-trade approach to reducing carbon emissions.
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