The Great Debate

Financial reform bill puts GOP in dilemma

April 20, 2010

– John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own –

Financial reform legislation is set to reach the Senate floor as early as this week. With U.S. President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid holding most of the cards, pressure on Senate Republicans and Wall Street to find a compromise is becoming intense.

from James Pethokoukis:

The myth of Lehman, part two

September 15, 2009

John Taylor has maintained that it was the government's reaction to Lehman that freaked out financial markets. Now Luigi Zingales and John Cochrane make a similar pitch in the WSJ: