Monthly Archives: December 2011

The impossibility of financial regulation

Samizdata‘s Brian Mickelthwait has done a great job capturing Jamie Whyte’s appearance on Radio 4 last night to discuss the failings of the Financial Services Authority (FSA). Jamie’s analysis is, I think, spot on: [The FSA] did fail. But I … Continue reading

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Paper Money Collapse (300 word version)

As I wrote on Thursday (and repeat in a ‘rapid response‘ to City AM this morning), the deal reached by EU leaders last week doesn’t change a thing. Here’s Detlev Schlichter on the ongoing crisis: The problems around the world … Continue reading

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The eurozone plan is a con

I feel like I’m missing something. The media is obsessing over the latest eurozone summit, but as far as I can tell Sarkozy and Merkel have proposed nothing that would make the slightest difference to the eurozone’s immediate problems. As … Continue reading

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