Rolfe Winkler

Student debt keeps rising

April 1, 2010

No de-leveraging here…

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The vast majority of loans come from the government. It’s doing students more harm than good offering them. More debt on offer to pay for an asset — whether a house, a security, or a college education — just inflates its price.

Lunchtime Links 4-1

April 1, 2010

Washington’s scrap dealers (Dash, Dealbook) A great profile of FDIC’s two top deal-makers.