Volcker and Trans-national Regulation

Chris Dierkes

Chris Dierkes (aka CJ Smith). 29 years old, happily married, adroit purveyor and voracious student of all kinds of information, theories, methods of inquiry, and forms of practice. Studying to be a priest in the Anglican Church in Canada. Main interests: military theory, diplomacy, foreign affairs, medieval history, religion & politics (esp. Islam and Christianity), and political grand bargains of all shapes and sizes.

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3 Responses

  1. Rufus F. says:

    I’ve been tending to think that your “radical solution” there is also pretty likely to be the inevitable one.Report

  2. Bob Cheeks says:

    Having that scalawag and dirt ball, Senator Dodd, writing financial regulations is very much like having Pretty Boy Floyd designing security systems for banks and savings and loans.Report

  3. Madrocketscientist says:

    I heard an old analysis of the problem of “innovative financial products” to be one of too much money chasing after an inadequate supply of investment opportunities, so they started making up new ways to invest money.

    Maybe it’s the Rocket Scientist in me, but I can’t help but think that if we had more money chasing after long term aerospace tech development, we’d have a better economy right now.Report