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We Told You So

May 19, 2012
Two months before the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008, a group of experts and I warned the Obama campaign about the likelihood of a global economic crisis. Not the slightest word came back.

Geithner and Goldman, Thick as Thieves

Jun 1, 2011
What was Timothy Geithner thinking back in 2008 when, as president of the New York Fed, he decided to give Goldman Sachs a $30 billion interest-free loan as part of an $80 billion secret float to favored banks? The sordid details of that program were finally made public this week in response to a court order for a Freedom of Information Act release, thanks to a Bloomberg News lawsuit.Oh yes, what did Goldman do with that taxpayer money it borrowed back in 2008?

When the Euro Almost Died

Sep 25, 2010
In a fascinating tale of international financial intrigue, the Wall Street Journal reveals how a secret task force of European leaders -- dubbed “the group that doesn't exist” -- was formed in 2008 to prevent the collapse of the eurozone, which could have triggered another global economic tsunami.