Archive for August, 2007

Market Bondage

Thursday, August 16th, 2007

With Wall Street beset by a crisis of confidence and the mortgage-backed securities market seizing up, there is urgent need for an immediate emergency Federal Reserve interest rate cut. This sudden need has also revealed how today’s financial system places monetary policy in bondage to markets. That system has evolved over the past twenty-five years with the Fed’s approval, and the current crisis starkly reveals need for reform. (more…)