Tag Archives: HSBC

  • Podcast

    Bill Black: The Banks Have Blood on Their Hands

    And our regulators are too fearful to act
    by Adam Taggart

    Sunday, July 14, 2013, 1:13 AM

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    We invited Bill Black to return to explain whether the level of systemic risk due to fraud in our financial markets has improved or worsened since the dire situation he painted for us in early 2012. Sadly, it looks like abuse by the big players has only flourished since then.

    In the U.S., our regulators have publicly embraced a "too big to prosecute" doctrine. We are restraining, underfunding, and dismantling regulatory oversight in the interest of short-term stability for the status quo. Which, as a criminologist, Black knows with certainty creates an environment where bad actors will act in their self-interest with assumed (and likely real, at this point) impunity.

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  • Podcast

    David Collum: We’re Headed for a Showdown

    Broken markets and abuse of law have consequences
    by Adam Taggart

    Saturday, December 29, 2012, 7:49 PM

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    In the Big Rock Candy Mountains,
    The jails are made of tin.
    And you can walk right out again,
    As soon as you are in.

    — Harry McClintock, Big Rock Candy Mountain (1928)

    Fresh from releasing his exhaustive and excellent Year In Review last week, Dave Collum sits down with Chris to discuss the key developments of 2012 in detail.

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest 3/7 – A Recession For Both Sexes, Camden Police Force Cut In Half, Obama Considers Tapping Oil Reserve

    by DailyDigest

    Monday, March 7, 2011, 3:49 PM

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    • His Recession, Becoming Hers
    • Police Force Nearly Halved, Camden Feels Impact
    • HSBC squashes reports of its flight from UK as ‘speculative’
    • Libya: A Rebel Setback
    • Obama Considers Tapping Oil Reserves
    • Tech Talk – Countries producing around 2 mbd – Nigeria, Angola, Libya and the UK
    • The Two Most Important Charts For The Near-Term Future Of Oil Prices
    • In New Food Culture, a Young Generation of Farmers Emerges

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – October 6

    by DailyDigest

    Tuesday, October 6, 2009, 2:59 PM

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    • State tax reform panel blew its opportunity 
    • Unemployment to Rise Through Most of 2010: Roubini 
    • U.S. Suffering Permanent Destruction of Jobs
    • HSBC Chief Warns of Second Downturn
    • Stiglitz Urges Tax on Finance to Make Economy’s ‘Polluters’ Pay
    • World Bank Could ‘Run Out Of Money’ Within Twelve Months
    • It’s Tough Turning Forty 
    • Two Beers With Steve Podcast
    • Is Bernanke’s plan to inflate away our debt on the “reserve currency” about to be foiled?
    • The Demise Of The Dollar 
    • Coastal oil drilling backers aim to sidestep state’s barrier
    • A Year in the Life of an Herbalist 
    • How Food Shapes Our Cities (Video) 
    • My Rocky Mountain Winter Garden

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – June 19

    by Davos

    Friday, June 19, 2009, 2:52 PM

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    • The fallacy of sidelines cash
    • Durbin cashed out during big stock collapse
    • R E A L I T Y ? ? ? "The state of things as they actually exist"
    • Medvedev calls for new reserve currencies
    • Supply chains and financial shocks: Real transmission channels in globalised production networks
    • Oil prices and the economic recession of 2007-08
    • Credit Card Debt: "A line has been crossed"
    • Russia’s Medvedev: Supranational currency will be created
    • Paul Volcker: More Science, Less Finance
    • Market chatter over green shoots and rising prices has fueled a bear market rally that won’t last, despite policymaker ‘noise.’

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