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The pros and cons of reauthorizing the Export-Import bank

By Carla Kalogeridis | 07/25/14 05:00 AM

The pros and cons of reauthorizing the Export-Import bank

Depending on who you talk to, the Ex-Im Bank is either a financial support that U.S. exporters need to compete globally -- or government interference in the private-sector lending market, primarily helping big companies that don't need it.
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Reversing the decline in small business lending

Reversing the decline in small business lending

By Mark Calabria | 07/25/14 05:00 AM

While small business lending often declines during a recession, recent regulatory changes may well result in a permanent decline in bank lending to small business.
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Dodd-Frank at war with itself

Dodd-Frank at war with itself

By Hester Peirce | 07/25/14 05:00 AM

The difficulty of Dodd-Frank implementation is not primarily the regulators' fault; the problem comes from Dodd-Frank's determination to rely on government regulation as a cure for government policy distortions. Instead, let's work on getting rid of the distortions that encourage people to behave...
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