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Dodd-Frank Banking Regulation and its Unintended Consequences

by Andrew White  |  March 6, 2015

I saw an interesting Opinion piece in today's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal.  It is titled, "Negative Interest Rates Threaten the Banking System".  The article explores what...

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US Bank/Credit Card Companies Lag Behind Global Security Standard

by Andrew White  |  January 7, 2015

I read "New Credit Cards Fall Short on Fraud Controls" in Monday's U.S. Print edition of the WSJ. I find it both sad and incredible that the U.S. bank and...

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In Defense of the Role of the Chief Data Officer

by Andrew White  |  December 11, 2014

I spied an interesting article in today's US print edition of the Financial Times called, "A banking grandee's rethink on the rules of the game".  Sir David Walker, chairman of...

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Why its an upside down world - bank becoming 'unbanks' and high risk mortgages

by Andrew White  |  December 10, 2014

Two articles yesterday suggest to me thanks are not what they seem. In Monday's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal there was an article on the front page.  It...

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News Roundup: What the US can Learn from Britain's Fall; Bernanke’s failed re-mortgage; and information asymmetry wins Nobel

by Andrew White  |  October 14, 2014

America, Britain and the period of Empire Gideon Rachman, of the Financial Times, offers up a salutary “Comment” in today's US print edition regarding the eerily similar situation the US...

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Discounted Mortgages for those of us with Poor Credit or Loan Defaults

by Andrew White  |  September 17, 2014

Since I started on about equal outcome versus equal opportunity the other day, I was flabbergasted to note in an article in today's US print edition of the WSJ an...

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ECB policy of negative interest rates backfires. Duh.

by Andrew White  |  August 29, 2014

Only a few months ago the ECB took the decision to reduce the rate it charges banks to 'park' funds at the ECB to negative territory.  The policy, so the...

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The Trouble with Bank Living Wills

by Andrew White  |  August 19, 2014

More of the story of the failed submitted bank 'living wills' leaked out yesterday, on the front page of the US print edition of the Financial Times (see Fed blow...

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Bank 0 v Government 2 (Financial crisis responsibility)

by Andrew White  |  August 8, 2014

Reading in today's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal, I spied an article: Opinion: "No good rescue goes unpunished".  It seems that even now the fair responsibility for who caused...

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Euro Crisis: 50% of Firms Stuck Behind the Planning Eight Ball

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 20, 2012

Contributed by David Furlonger Today we conducted our Euro Crisis Webinar. 416 participants were surveyed about: Whether their enterprise had plans in place to deal with a worsened euro crisis...

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