NEW YORK, February 5, 2015 – For some time, US regulators have been discouraging banks from making “risky loans”. Now we’re learning of their concerns about banks taking “risky deposits” as well. There’s no mention yet of any plans to clamp down on giving away free toasters.
NEW YORK, December 4, 2014 – Cutting through Central Park on our way to a meeting recently, we encountered a worker fiddling with what looked like a centrifuge for uranium enrichment. Somewhat alarmed, we slowed our pace.