Michael Giberson Great news! I was reading through some bailout, uh, rescue commentary this morning, and found this political advice from Joel Stein at the L.A. Times: If I were in Congress, I’d hold out. Every representative who voted no on the bailout got something totally sweet in the bill that passed the Senate. Jim … More A Bailout for Bicycle Commuters? Sweeeet! … More A Bailout for Bicycle Commuters? Sweeeet!
Lynne Kiesling Fast recapitalization, removing the signaling penalty by having the government require banks to stop giving dividends in the short run … those are the kind of policies that economists have been discussing, fleshing out, and encouraging over the past two weeks. Of course, the challenge to those proposals is that the parties who … More An Alternative Approach to the Bailout: Enable Fast Recapitalization … More An Alternative Approach to the Bailout: Enable Fast Recapitalization