The Great Debate

Regulation reform hints of “Old Europe”

June 18, 2009

bob-bench— Robert R. Bench, a former Deputy Comptroller of the Currency in the Reagan administration, is a senior fellow at the Boston University School of Law’s Morin Center for Banking and Financial Law. The views expressed are his own. —

from Commentaries:

Obama loves hedge funds

June 17, 2009

Matthew GoldsteinThe big winner in the Obama administration's financial regulatory reform package is the beaten-up hedge fund industry.

Blunting Obama’s tax cuts

June 10, 2009

Christopher Swann— Christopher Swann is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own —

Bernanke’s deficit warning helps Obama

June 4, 2009

obama— James Pethokoukis is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own —

Immigration can speed economic recovery

April 10, 2009

 Diana Furchtgott-Roth

– Diana Furchtgott-Roth, former chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor, is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. –

One rule for banks, another for autos

April 1, 2009

jimsaftcolumn6— James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own —

There is one law, it appears, for failing U.S. automakers but sadly quite another for similarly failing banks.

Trillion-dollar deficits are not the answer

March 26, 2009

– Diana Furchtgott-Roth, former chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor, is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. —

To pay for vital programs, Congress must make tough choices

March 26, 2009

– Deborah Weinstein is the executive director of the Coalition on Human Needs. The opinions expressed are her own –