Professor
Michael Greenberger
Michael Greenberger, JD
Media - August 2013
Associated Press--August 23rd, 2013
Professor Greenberger is quoted in an article discussing the recent
Nasdaq breakdown and the need to regulate these kinds of market
failures, including in the area of high-frequency trading. Numerous news
outlets picked up this story including NPR, ABC News, and the Boston
Globe.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer--August 15th, 2013
Professor Greenberger is quoted in an article discussing criticism of
Larry Summers as a potential chairman of the Fed by Pacific Northwest
Senators, including Senator Cantwell (D-WA), who calls upon Summers
to "do a mea culpa" if he wants the job.
New York Times--August 13th, 2013
Professor Greenberger comments regarding Larry Summers' role in the
deregulation of derivatives in the 1990s in an article that critiques
Summers as a potential chairman to the Fed.
New York Times--August 13th, 2013
Professor Greenberger is quoted in an article comparing Larry
Summers and Janet Yellen as potential chairman to the Fed,
questioning the excuses Summers has given for the failure to regulate
derivatives in the 1990s.
Wall Street Journal--August 12th, 2013
Professor Greenberger comments in an article discussing a
government probe into Deutsche Börse's "Need to Know News," a
service for traders that, as a media outlet, has received early access to
government economic data such as the Labor Department's
unemployment figures. This has raised fairness concerns, as the news
outlet sends data high speed traders to trade based on information not
readily available to the general public.
McClatchy Washington Bureau--August 7th, 2013
Professor Greenberger is quoted in an article discussing how a law
creating criteria for new credit rating agencies may have actually been
written by a representative of one of the big three credit rating agencies. If
true, this indicates that the criteria were intended to exclude potential
competitors from registering as a new alternative for credit ratings.
Washington Post--August 4th, 2013
Professor Greenberger is quoted in an article questioning whether Larry
Summers, if selected to head the Federal Reserve, would allow other
agencies such as the CFTC to do their jobs and effectively monitor and
regulate markets.