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September 11, 2009

President Obama will come to Wall Street on midday Monday to give what the White House is calling a major speech on the financial crisis. What should he say? (Naked Capitalism)

The man who blew up A.I.G. may soon face criminal charges. The Wall Street Journal reports that federal prosecutors in Brooklyn are preparing to impanel a grand jury to consider an indictment of Joseph Cassano, the former chief executive of A.I.G.-Financial Products. (Wall Street Journal)

A valuable lesson was learned from the collapse of Lehman, Uwe Reinhardt says, because it reminded Americans ” of the important and highly productive role government risk management plays in their daily lives.” (Economix)

China has a long way to go before its financial services sector is capable of producing a replica of Goldman Sachs. (Institutional Investor)

The always-lucid Martin Wolf has welcome things to say about Adair Turner’s recent comments. (Financial Times)

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