Year: 2010

Translation of Keiji Inafune’s Capcom departure interview – NeoGAF

Translation of an interview with legendary Japanese game designer, Keiji Inafune, where he announces his resignation from Capcom. If anyone doubts that Japan’s “soft power” is in jeopardy, this is an important data point. KI: Even when I submitted my

Jan Hatzius and Paul Krugman on Japan’s lost decade

Very sobering. All of this is very familiar if you studied Japan in the ’90s. In fact, we’re [USA] doing worse than the Japanese did. Our monetary policy is a bit more aggressive, but our fiscal policy has been less

Takeaway From Japan’s 20-Year Malaise

Thus Japan’s 20-year malaise has been a comedy of policy errors. Listening to people like ex-bank governor Mieno and veteran politician/finance bureaucrat Kaoru Yosano gives a big hint why, i.e., there is a severe lack of critical thinking and a

Bloomberg LP vs. US Federal Reserve

Court Orders Fed to Disclose Emergency Bank Loans Fed Given 60 Days for Supreme Court Appeal of Document Disclosure Order Watch the full episode. See more Need To Know.

Meredith Whitney, CSPAN Q&A