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Category Archives: Banks
What you might not know is that there are technology solutions for banking every bit as powerful as social media such as Facebook that can step into the gap, making it possible, this very minute, for you to borrow or … Continue reading
Over the last three decades the US financial sector has grown six times faster than nominal GDP. This paper argues that there comes a point when the financial sector has a negative effect on growth – that is, when credit … Continue reading
The looming second banking crisis raises the question whether banks have learned anything from the Lehman debacle only three years ago. They have indeed learned a lesson, but you may not like it. So we face another Lehman moment. The … Continue reading
Just as the subprime mortgage bubble was giving way to a bust that would help trigger a devastating financial crisis, Goldman Sachs, a firm that had been at the center of Wall Street’s rampant mortgage speculation, found its way to … Continue reading
Banking Has Become an Oligopoly Instead of a Competitive Business – And That’s Really Bad News for Us 99%
High banking fees are just the tip of the iceberg. Here’s what went wrong with the banking industry and what we can do about it. Banking is not really a competitive industry. In reality, it’s more like an oligopoly — … Continue reading
Throughout history, rich and poor countries alike have been lending, borrowing, crashing–and recovering–their way through an extraordinary range of financial crises. Each time, the experts have chimed, “this time is different“–claiming that the old rules of valuation no longer apply … Continue reading