The Volcker Rule

Finally the Volker rule is in place. The five U.S. financial regulatory agencies – yes five: the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission – agreed on the rule to…

Chilean Elections and Social Inequality

Last month I went to Chile to vote in the national presidential election held on Nov 17.  This was the second time that I voted in my country.  The previous one was years ago, when Pinochet asked Chileans to vote "yes" or "no" as to whether they supported his brutal regime against the United Nations'…
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