The Derivative Project

Nebraska and Minnesota Farmers’ Alert: Snake Oil and Dodd Frank Ag Swaps Reform

Mainstream Media Please Stop the Distortion on What is Intention of Dodd-Frank Derivative Reform Mainstream media, such as The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times have been publishing opinion pieces to tug at the hearts of mainstream Americans to get them enraged about Dodd Frank and how it…

The Three Mistakes of TARP – FCIC, Show the American People that Regulatory Capture Has Ended

The Derivative Project wrote last week of regulatory capture.  Simon Johnson, MIT Economics Professor and former IMF official, outlined yesterday in his blog, Baseline Scenario , the three mistakes of TARP.  All of these mistakes are the result of regulatory capture.  We believe strongly the most significant of these mistakes…