The Washington Post

New investment vehicles for "social impact investing" let bankers be bankers.

Restaurants look at a full reservation book or a line out the door as a success. It's actually a huge market failure.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Oct 18, 2013
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The Fed is nearing a decision on whether to end investment banks' game with physical goods. Banks say everything would fall apart without them.

The bigger you are, the more you can pay traders to send aluminum through your warehouses.

Goldman Sachs now believes the sequester -- or something very much like it -- will happen. Adding those cuts to their baseline makes their outlook for federal spending a bit scary in an economy this weak.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Feb 5, 2013
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It's unlikely policymakers will renew the payroll tax cut. The cost of that inaction to growth is staggering.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 9, 2012
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Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of the Goldman Sachs Group, actually cares about policy uncertainty. Politicians in Washington say they care about policy uncertainty. Here's the difference.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jul 18, 2012
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