Tag Archives: 1929

Bank Run Time?: Are Bush and Paulson Presiding Over an Economic Damn That Is About to Break?

Is George Bush Herbert Hoover, and Henry Paulson Thomas Lamont? See Nouriel Roubini’s latest, and sobering, take on the possibility of a bank run here.

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The Great Divorce?: Is the GOP in the Process of Alienating Wall Street?

Over at US News and World Report today, James Pethokoukis, one of the magazine’s Money & Business section editors, gets a nasty email from a lifetime Republican and Wall Street money manager: Economic conservatives may be horrified at the thought of a trillion-dollar … Continue reading

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Is John McCain Old Man Potter—and Barack Obama Jimmy Stewart? The 1929 Bank Run Scene from “It’s a Wonderful Life”

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