Clinton repeal of Glass-Steagall faulty as seen today

Even as the Fed helped to stabilize the situation over the weekend, the stock market is down again on Monday morning. What is alarming from our standpoint is that CIT, Lehman, and National City Corporation all are down – by 25 to 31 percent as we write this. Liquidity questions surround Lehman after what we …

Our children pay the high price of financial folly

President Clinton repealed the Glass-Steagall Act which had prevented the coupling of investment banking and lending. Following President Clinton, George W. Bush proved to be very pro-business, but at a high cost to the average consumer. Intelligent Americans realized consumer spending and risky lending practices would come with a very high price. The full impact …