Monthly Archives: June 2016

Knowns and Unknowns

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book “TRADERS, GUNS & MONEY: Knowns and Unknowns in the Dazzling World of Derivatives” by Satyajit Das from the Prologue: “Summary Judgment” on page 17 and the Epilogue: “Knowns and Unknowns” on … Continue reading

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Serial Crimes

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book “TRADERS, GUNS & MONEY: Knowns and Unknowns in the Dazzling World of Derivatives”  by Satyajit Das from part of the Preface on page xiii and the Prologue on page 5 titled … Continue reading

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Common Dreams: “Standing on Backs of Global Poor, Filthy Rich Getitng Even Filthier

The following is an excellent article written by Nadia Prupis on the Common Dreams website on June 24, 2016 titled “Standing on Backs of Global Poor, Filthy Rich Getting Even Filthier” and I quote: “Published on Friday, June 24, 2016 … Continue reading

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How Deregulation Led to Predation – Part IV

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book “ECONned: How Unenlightened Self Interest Undermined Democracy and Corrupted Capitalism” by Yves Smith from Chapter 6 “How Deregulation Led to Predation” on page 151 and I quote: “In 1997, Brooksley Born, … Continue reading

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How Deregulation Led to Predation – Part III

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book “ECONned: How Unenlightened Self Interest Undermined Democracy and Corrupted Capitalism” by Yves Smith from Chapter 6 “How Deregulation Led to Predation” on page 143 and I quote: “It was hard for … Continue reading

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How Deregulation Led to Predation – Part II

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book “ECONned: How Unenlightened Self Interest Undermined Democracy and Corrupted Capitalism” by Yves Smith from Chapter 6 “How Deregulation Led to Predation” on page 134 and I quote: “The Mexico saga is … Continue reading

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How Deregulation Led to Predation

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book “ECONned: How Unenlightened Self Interest Undermined Democracy and Corrupted Capitalism” by Yves Smith from Chapter 6 “How Deregulation Led to Predation” on page 127 and I quote: “In manufacturing, the market … Continue reading

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