Your Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission is hereJanuary 13, 2010Jon Brooks 1 Comment »
Congress has ordered the commission to work through some 22 different topics dealing with the meltdown, from the effects of monetary policy to the possible problems of Wall Street pay.
A lot of people are hoping the panel will prove to the be the equivalent of the Pecora Commission, which in 1932 investigated the causes of the 1929 Wall Street crash and led to New Deal regulatory legislation like the Glass-Steagall Banking Act (since repealed) and the creation of the SEC.
A motley assortment of introductory links for those interested:
- Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission – home page includes statements and testimony
- Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission – A User’s Guide – overview by Mike Konczal, a former financial engineer, at the NewDeal 2.0 web site
- 20 questions for the FCIC (KeithHennessey.com) (Hennessey is also a panel member)
- Two questions for Bank CEOs (Rortybomb)
- Follow on Twitter here and here
- Liveblogging the Bankers (Dealbreaker)
- Watch it on CSPAN