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(March 25, 2009 09:27 AM, by Arnold Kling) All pointers courtesy of the indispensable Mark Thoma. First, Hernando de Soto writes, These derivatives are the root of the credit crunch. Why? Unlike all other property paper, derivatives are not required by law to be recorded, continually tracked and...
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