Obamanomics and the Federal Reserve

August 26, 2008

Barack Obama economic adviser Laura Tyson said at the Democratic National Convention on Monday that U.S. financial regulation needs modernizing, but hedged on how big a role to give the Federal Reserve.

Tyson, former chair of the Council of Economic Advisers in the Clinton administration, said she believes the Fed failed to crack down on subprime mortgage lending in recent years.

“What we have learned from the past two years … is that the old form of regulation is broken,” Tyson said.

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Revamping of financial supervision,due to bad mortgage and collaterized debt obligation has given uncertainties to the public trust and market.
Media journalist should not act like business rather than professionals in their articles.
Corporate malfeasance is the important things of bad mortgage that is still in the financial market around 500 billions USD.

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