- Congressman Grayson Interview (Audio)
- Six Georgia Bank Failures, US Tally 64 for 2009
- Hugh Hendry: China – The Emperor has no clothes (Video on page)
- Uncle Buck (Chart)
- Cash for Trash, Transparency & Accounting (Video)
- High Frequency Trading (Video)
- "Obscure" Websites Now Have the Best Info (White Paper)
- The 2000s depression in one picture (Chart, H/T Russel)
- A Tale of Two Depressions (H/T Russel)
- British economic collapse rivals Great Depression (H/T Russel)
State Bank and Trust Company, Pinehurst, Georgia, Assumes All of the Deposits of the Six Bank Subsidiaries of Security Bank Corporation, Macon, Georgia
Getting a look at orders before someone else does is commonly called "cheating". The National Market System (NMS) was supposed to prevent that; this was the so-called "innovation" of Nasdaq, remember? No specialists, no balancing of orders to open a stock, all done by computer. Equality of access. Up until it became profitable to make some people more equal. The intent of a public stock exchange is to insure equality of access to information so that the markets are orderly, not rigged.
"The financial crisis has been much bigger [than in the 1930s], the period of boom beforehand was more marked; and so you might think it’s thanks to the policies [from the Bank of England and Government] that we’ll end up with something slightly less bad but along similar lines."