Posts tagged banking
The Great Book Scandals of 2012
January 4, 2013 | 11:00 pm
Books—staid and intellectual cultural artifacts that they so often are—were not all just staid or intellectual this year. Not nearly. There were, in fact, scandals, at least a few of them surrounding books and their authors and publishers, and there were times in which discussions of books and the business grew dramatic and tension-filled. Near-scandals! Other times, these conversations were simply very, very interesting, full of twists and turns, much like a good book. Remember when Philip Roth took on Wikipedia to clear up what he described as false perceptions of The Human Stain? (It was a big year for Philip Roth news altogether, really.) Or...
More digitized historic U.S. Government economic banking documents via FRASER
August 17, 2011 | 9:21 am
FRASER (Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research) from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis continues to make digitized reports and other historic documents available online. Here’s a look at just a few of them. A New Collection of Material: U.S. Government Debt “A historical collection of speeches and hearings on or referring to the federal government debt and the debt ceiling. Select list of references on the monetary question “A 1913 bibliography compiled by the Library of Congress on such topics as banking and currency in the United States and foreign countries, crises and panics, credit, and clearing houses...