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    Preet Bharara Isn’t Saying That He Should Be The Next Attorney General

    He’s just saying that the right man for the job would have to look an awful lot like him.

    / Oct 1, 2014 at 3:06 PM


    ‘We’re Looking For The Next Jimmy Cayne’ Rarely Heard From Bank CEO Search Committees These Days

    Is your bank looking for a new CEO? Are you considering throwing your name in the ring? Do you feel confident you’ve got a pretty good shot? Before you start printing up new business cards, take a moment to make sure you’re not basing your qualifications on outdated ideas re: what search committees value in […]

    / Aug 13, 2013 at 2:11 PM
  • Ben S. Bernanke, Jeffrey Lacker


    Jeffrey Lacker Hopes Ben Bernanke’s Right. But He’s Pretty Sure He’s Wrong.

    It takes a strong man to look at Ben Bernanke’s gentle, bearded face and tell him to piss off. Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, is just such a man.

    Lacker’s used every opportunity to let Bernanke and his rotating cast of puppets that they’re wrong about the stimulus and that they’re imperiling what used to be the Fed’s only mission, controlling inflation. And he’s apparently doing so at substantial risk to his own standing, because while bickering, name-calling and kicking-and-screaming disagreement is all the rage every else in the District of Columbia, dissent does not go over well at the marble Politburo on Constitution Avenue NW.

    / Jan 9, 2013 at 12:16 PM

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