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1998-10-02

Fed Bails Out the Rich

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The Federal Reserve Board came under attack from congressmembers yesterday for its unprecedented role in orchestrating the $3.5 billion bail-out of the hedge fund Long-Term Capital Management. The Fed was accused of helping organize an anti-competition cartel between international banks and LTCM, which would wield more power than any single central bank.

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  • Doug Henwood, Editor of Left Business Observer, a monthly magazine. He is also author of Wall Street.

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