Tag Archives: Libor

The Wrong Stuff

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on how a well-earned lack of trust in our policy makers undermines the economy.

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More on Libor

See a my post on Libor on the Oxford University Press blog, where I will be a regular monthly contributor.

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The Best Way to Reform Libor: Scrap It

See my op-ed on reforming Libor in the Wall Street Journal (login required).

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Not far enough

The International Organization of Securities Commissioners (IOSCO) published a report this week calling for the London interbank offered rate (Libor) and other such benchmark interest rates to be tied more closely to actual transactions. Sadly, the proposal does not go … Continue reading

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Your cheatin’ Alma Mater

It was reported this week that Bucknell University has been providing inflated information on the SAT scores of its incoming students for several years.  The news follow similar revelations in recent months about a number of universities, including George Washington … Continue reading

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Libor needs to be scrapped—not reformed

Last Friday, a top British top financial regulator issued a report suggesting numerous reforms to the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor).  Libor, a benchmark interest rate that affects more than $300 trillion in financial transactions, is constructed from the cost … Continue reading

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The Wheatley report on Libor

See my reaction to the Wheatley Report at Law360.com.

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Consumers and the Future of Libor

Follow this link for an interview with Greg Field at NerdWallet.com.

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The biggest threat to capitalism

Most of us spend more time thinking about the latest London Olympics results than the scandal surrounding the London InterBank Offered Rate, or Libor. That is a big mistake. We should be paying more attention to the Libor scandal.  And … Continue reading

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Musings on Libor

Here are a couple of recent musings on Libor. “Bankers Should Take A Lesson From The Mob,” was slated to appear in today’s Hartford Courant. “5 Questions With . . . Richard Grossman on the Libor Scandal,” an interview with Lauren … Continue reading

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