Sean Gabb of the Libertarian Alliance in the UK has produced
Government-provided deposit insurance is not free. The reason is straightforward: Government-provided deposit insurance in practice differs significantly from that proposed in theory.
Economists are apt to point out there is no such thing as a free lunch: Someone has to pick up the tab.
This paper assesses proposals to redefine the scope of activities of systemically important financial institutions.
Just a few hours after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke addressed the Fed’s 48th Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition in Chicago, JP Morgan Chase announced it had suf
Another major dispute over interchange fees could take place soon, this one centering on the swipe fee retailers pay on credit card transactions.
Americans are borrowing and charging much more, according to the latest Federal Reserve G19 report released Jan. 9.
C-FIRE Deputy Director R.J.