Tag Archives: belief-that


Hobbling hedgies and bashing buyout boys

BBC – In much of continental Europe, there’s a widespread belief that hedge funds and private equity firms caused the global economic crisis. Which is presumably one reason why the European Commission wants much tighter regulation of both the hedgies […]

Bernanke, Paulson Pushing $700 Billion Rescue Plan

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke joined Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson yesterday in an attempt to sway lawmakers to pass a $700 billion rescue plan that would purchase illiquid mortgage-backed assets in an attempt to restore the […]

Bernanke: ‘We have lost control’: Economist recounts talk with Feds Chairman

TMCnet – Several months ago, economist David Hale had a private meeting with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, who was trying to ward off a recession by lowering interest rates and increasing the money supply in the economy. The problem […]

Bernanke Outlines Plans to Stabilize Economy, Expand Fed’s Authority

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In an effort to stabilize U.S financial markets and prevent further turmoil in the economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke suggested expanding its control and authority over our country’s financial firms. Bernanke spoke at a Federal […]

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