Posted in June 2012

FTC WATCH | Angelides Urges Breaking Up the Big Banks

June 24, 2012 – Phil Angelides, the former chairman of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission that Congress and the President created to investigate the causes of the devastating financial crisis, has a bold prescription to ensure we never suffer through such a calamitous downturn again: launch a new era of trust-busting and break up the country’s … Continue reading

ECONOMICPRINCIPALS.COM | A Mind Made Up June 10, 2012 – by David Walsh  One of the heroes of the near-meltdown of 2008 is Phil Angelides. A two-term former treasurer of California with a reputation for integrity, he was hired while the sense of peril was still fresh to chair a Federal blue-ribbon commission (six Democratic legislators, four Republican, fifty staffers).  Its … Continue reading