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Finance After Armageddon

Finance After Armageddon

Michael E. Lewitt

ISBN: 978-1-118-00651-1

Dec 2010

288 pages

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This chapter from The Death of Capital is a call for change that discusses projects and initiatives to rejuvenate the economy and provide a basis for sustained growth. We have developed a regulatory system that does exactly the opposite of what it should be doing-favors speculation over production; obscurity over transparency. This chapter addreses hot-button topics including:
  • How to Improve Capital Adequacy
  • Executive Compensation Reform
  • Modern Monetary Policy and Regulation
  • Enhancing Financial Transparency
  • Solutions for Credit Default Swaps, Derivative, and Structured Investment Vehicles

Introduction: The 2008 Crisis – Tragedy or Farce?

Chapter One: The Death of Capital.

Chapter Two: Capital Ideas.

Chapter Three: Empty Promises.

Chapter Four: Financialization.

Chapter Five: From Innovators to Undertakers.

Chapter Six: Welcome to Jurassic Park.

Chapter Seven: The Road to Hell.

Chapter Eight: Finance After Armageddon.

Conclusion: “This Is Later”.



About the Author.