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The Hearing Archive: The Week Ahead

What's Getting a Hearing This Week

The financial and economic crisis will get plenty of attention in Congress this week. On Tuesday, Elizabeth Warren, chair of the TARP Congressional Oversight Panel, will be appearing before the Joint Economic Committee to discuss the recent stress tests as...

By James Kwak  |  June 8, 2009; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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What's Next?

Congress takes a break this week, but behind the scenes there continues to be intense debate around three main issues. First, should there be a Pecora-type commission to investigate either how we found ourselves in a major financial crisis or...

By Simon Johnson  |  May 27, 2009; 5:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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What's Getting a Hearing This Week: May 18-22

The sense of panic over the financial system seems to be abating, though there is considerable debate over (a) whether the economy will recover nicely or is just bottoming out for a prolonged period and (b) whether our banking system...

By James Kwak  |  May 18, 2009; 5:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Banking , Regulation , The Week Ahead  
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What's Getting a Hearing This Week

Early in a new administration, it's not uncommon for there to be a torrent of congressional activity on multiple fronts, and the economic crisis has only added to the sense of urgency. While much of the business world will be...

By James Kwak  |  May 11, 2009; 6:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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