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Sheila Bair Recommends Geithner’s Book, Warns of Future Bailouts. Instant Classic

Posted by Larry Doyle on May 20th, 2014 6:24 AM |

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.

Those watching the Wall Street-Washington regulatory battles over the years are well aware that there is no love lost between former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and former FDIC chair Sheila Bair. While Tim is now out making the rounds promoting his new book, Stress Test, Bair takes the opportunity to offer some faint praise but also some glancing and direct hits.

In what I would qualify as deftly slipping  a punch, Bair actually recommends Geithner’s book. In doing so, though, she then proceeds to lay Tim and his cohorts out with a serious warning we all should heed. (more…)

Message for Tim Geithner On the Release of Stress Test

Posted by Larry Doyle on May 13th, 2014 10:10 AM |

Dear Tim,

Congratulations on the release of your book. I assure you that I will read it and review it here at my blog.

Given your positions formerly as head of the New York Federal Reserve and Secretary of Treasury, you will certainly receive enormous media attention and exposure in touting your book and your take on dealing with the crisis of 2008. To wit, I see just this morning that The Wall Street Journal is running your editorial entitled The Paradox of Financial Crises.

Tim, let’s cut the bull$hit.  (more…)






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