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Special Bailout Edition | Yves Smith & Megan McArdle

00:22 A bailout plan written on tissue paper 11:41 The next shoe to drop: hedge funds 17:43 Yves is gobsmacked by the irresponsible Paulson bill 45:55 A short history of risky business 55:11 So, now what’s gonna happen? 28:07 Why bailouts do more harm than good Yves Smith (naked capitalism) and Megan McArdle (Bloomberg View, …

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Slums of Greenwich, CT | Yves Smith & Daniel Gross

01:13 How does today’s crisis match up against the Great Depression? 07:12 Yves says the Paulson bailout is badly misguided 08:28 Will the shadow banking system be the next to melt down? 10:37 Why Lehman should’ve been saved 16:21 How the crisis is affecting NYC’s upper crust 20:18 What’s German for “displeasure at one’s own …

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[123] Deutsche Bank leaves Vegas & Yves Smith on PE Real Estate Tricks

Our lead story: Deutsche Bank is finally able to leave Las Vegas! That’s because before their fear became loathing, and they found a buyer for their always-in-the-red Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Erin takes a look. Then, Erin sits down with financial blogger powerhouse Yves Smith of Naked Capitalism to talk about private equity …

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Yves Smith: Banks are still getting away with a lot

2007 marked the beginning of a very difficult period in the global financial system. In the aftermath of Lehman’s demise, our largest financial institutions were bailed out — not just in the US, but globally. But many question the methods used to prop up these institutions. Feature guest Yves Smith — author of the finance …

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[37] Yves Smith: Banks are still getting away with a lot

2007 marked the beginning of a very difficult period in the global financial system. In the aftermath of Lehman’s demise, our largest financial institutions were bailed out — not just in the US, but globally. But many question the methods used to prop up these institutions. Feature guest Yves Smith — author of the finance …

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Yves Smith’s illuminating take on the “Irish Debt” Deceit

Watching the amazing interview of Jonathan Sugarman on Canvas, I was reminded of Harry Shearer’s Excellent Interview of Yves Smith (Naked Capitalism) on his podcast “Le Show”. here is the 2 minutes extract on Ireland… The full interview is on http://harryshearer.com/ + http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/ See also: http://www.golemxiv.co.uk/2013/03/two-interviews/ (Thanks to David Malone for pointing me and others …

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Bruce Bartlett and Yves Smith on Overhyping the Fiscal Cliff

Independent political and economic analysts Bruce Bartlett and Yves Smith join Bill in a discussion that’s become as rare as it is necessary — why are Washington insiders talking about the deficit crisis and not the jobs crisis? Bartlett, former advisor to Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush, got into hot water with …

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Bill Moyers, Matt Taibbi and Yves Smith on Big Banks

Learn more at http://billmoyers.com/episode/full-show-how-big-banks-victimize-our-democracy/ Rolling Stone editor Matt Taibbi and Yves Smith, creator of the finance and economics blog Naked Capitalism, join Bill to discuss the folly and corruption of both banks and government, and how that tag-team leaves deep wounds in our democracy. Taibbi’s latest piece is “The Scam Wall Street Learned from the …

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Yves Smith: Propaganda or ‘Uncertainty’?

We keep being told that uncertainty is the reason businesses aren’t hiring. But Yves Smith Creator of the blog Naked Capitalism and author of “Econned” explains why that excuse is not only destructive, but “propaganda that needs to be laughed out of the room”.

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Debt Ceiling Crisis is a Sham, According to Yves Smith

Anyone with any economic commonsense, if that’s not an oxymoron, knows that you don’t cut benefit spending when there’s an output gap, high unemployment, and low core inflation. This is especially true when there’s nothing like a debt crisis anywhere on the visible horizon, which is the situation we have here in the US. Yet, …

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Yves Smith – “Why Are We Rewarding Failure?”

***ORIGINAL UPLOAD BY RussiaToday*** Permission to repost granted. October 03, 2010 US author Yves Smith spoke with RT about the cover-ups that went on leading up to and during the economic crisis, the real secrets of the crooks on Wall Street, and the doom and gloom of the future of America’s economy. Yves Smith of …

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