Stories by Jane D'Arista

Jane D'Arista is an economist at U-Mass Amherst, and a former staff economist for the Banking and Commerce Committees of the U.S. House of Representatives. She and Gerald Epstein are co-coordinators of SAFER-- a coalition of economists for Stable, Accountable, Fair and Efficient Financial reform. subscribe to Jane D'Arista's feed

Posted on: May 10, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The derivatives business is straight gambling. Why do we let economically essential banks gamble with taxpayer money?