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Iceland to lead the way in preventing financial bubbles!

by Andrew White  |  April 10, 2015

Monetary Reform: Iceland. One does not think of Iceland for monetary policy reform or innovation.  With a population of around 300,000 and a currency as far removed from reserve status...

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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 Mother of all Entity Master Data - for the banking industry at least

by Andrew White  |  August 1, 2014

There is an interesting story in today’s US print edition of the Financial Times, entitled “A bubblegum fix for bank will make finance safer”.  The bubble gum reference is to...

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Volcker Rule will Do the Opposite of What it was designed to do (additional notes)

by Andrew White  |  January 6, 2014

I blogged in early December on this recently: Unitented Consquences – or How Government Regulation will Reduce Risk and (so) Slow (economic) Growth.    It seems the Economist has the same...

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