Yves Smith Doesn't Dislike ALL Economists, Just Some of Them


This post by Jill Schlesinger originally appeared on CBS' MoneyWatch.com.


I sat down with Yves Smith, author of the new book "Econned" for an amazing analysis from one of the financial industry's greatest critics and fans. Yves wants to clean up the shenanigans in the banking industry so we can return to a more level playing field.


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Jill Schlesinger is the Editor-at-Large for CBS MoneyWatch.com. Prior to the launch of MoneyWatch, she was the Chief Investment Officer for an independent investment advisory firm. In her infancy, she was an options trader on the Commodities Exchange of New York.
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    Jill Schlesinger, CFP®, is the Emmy-nominated, Business Analyst for CBS News. She covers the economy, markets, investing and anything else with a dollar sign on TV, radio (including her nationally syndicated radio show), the web and her blog, "Jill on Money." Prior to her second career at CBS, Jill spent 14 years as the co-owner and Chief Investment Officer for an independent investment advisory firm. She began her career as a self-employed options trader on the Commodities Exchange of New York, following her graduation from Brown University.