September 23rd, 2008 by alephnaught

Bail out foriegn banks? You’re kidding, right?

In today’s New York Times I read “Foreign Nations Pledge Support, but Not Financing” with some interest. I especially liked the following quote: “There’s a view in Europe that this is a U.S.-made problem, and that it should be solved in the U.S.,” said Charles H. Dallara, the managing director of the Institute for International […]

March 21st, 2007 by alephnaught

American Commercial Banking: A History

Title: American Commercial Banking: A History Author: Benjamin J.Klebaner Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company. (September 1990) ISBN-10: 0805798153 ISBN-13: 978-0805798159 This was a good introduction to American commercial banking; as a history it connects well with other books I’ve read about the history of American currency (which had a major impact on banking […]

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