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Category Archives: Troubled Asset Relief Program

Here Is Your Chance To #AskNeel Kashkari Anything

It’s that time again: Minneapolis Fed president, TARP creator and former Goldman and PIMCO employee Neel Kashkari is holding one of his periodic “open” twitter forums, where he will be taking questions from the general audience at 3:30pm ET. .@neelkashkariwill be taking questions starting at 2:30p CT. Use #AskNeel to participate. pic.twitter.com/3iCBjylw5c — Minneapolis Fed […]

Paul Ryan “Begged On One Knee” For Obamacare Repeal Vote

In September 2008, Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson reportedly begged House speaker Nancy Pelosi on one knee to support his bailout plan. The day began with an agreement that Washington hoped would end the financial crisis that has gripped the nation. It dissolved into a verbal brawl in the Cabinet Room of the White House, urgent […]

Nasdaq Now More Overbought Than At 2000 Bubble Peak

Sometimes you just have to laugh… Minneapolis Fed's Neel Kashkari said earlier… "we are keeping our eyes open for asset prices to try to look for signs of bubbles” but admitted that it is "very hard to see asset bubbles in advance." Indeed it must be… if your salary depends on it. The S&P 500 […]

Fed President Admits US Banks Have Only “Half The Equity They Need”

Submitted by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, In a scathing editorial published in the Wall Street Journal today, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Neel Kashkari, blasted US banks, saying that they still lacked sufficient capital to withstand a major crisis. Kashkari makes a great analogy. When you’re applying for a mortgage or […]

The Case Against Fed Reform

Submitted by Tho Bishop via The Mises Institute, This week the 115th Congress was sworn in, and there are some indications that Fed reform may be on the agenda. The combination of populist anger fueled by Ron Paul’s Presidential campaigns and the 2008 financial crisis coupled with the repeated failings of the Federal Reserve to […]