And if they are concerned, shouldn’t we be worried as well? For some time, many experts, including William (Bill) D. Cohan, a former investment banker and author of several books, including the most recent, Why Wall Street Matters, have been warning us about the dangers of the corporate debt bubble. Lest we forget, the Federal… [Read More]
Richard Bowen on WRVO, Syracuse University
In November I had the honor of visiting Syracuse University for the Robert Shetterly and the Americans Who Tell the Truth: Models of Courageous Citizenship portraits celebration. This was following the Washington, D.C. unveiling of five portraits of people honored as whistleblowers by the Government Accountability Project (GAP) where I was honored to be one of them. The week… [Read More]
What an Honor to Present to SEACEN in Kuala Lumpur!
I recently spoke in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at a high-level conference on financial stability and supervision attended by top executives from the central banks of nineteen countries. The conference was sponsored by The South East Asian Central Banks (SEACEN) Research and Training Centre, based in Kuala Lumpur. SEACEN was established as a legal entity in… [Read More]
FED UP… An Insider’s Take On Why The Federal Reserve Is Bad For America
Danielle DiMartino Booth’s book FED Up is an insider’s take on why our Federal Reserve System is deeply flawed and requires major change. It is an interesting and disturbing read into the working of the Fed by one who’s been there and understands the system. I was deeply disturbed by some of her observations, most especially on… [Read More]