Skyscrapers in downtown urban area



没有几个官员私下对金融改革的进展感到满意。不过在公开场合,他们大多都比较收敛,但明尼阿波利斯联邦储备银行总裁尼尔·卡什卡利(Neel Kashkari)则最近激起了人们共鸣,因为他呼吁要对在应对那些“大而不能倒”的金融机构所导致的问题上所取得的进展进行重新评估

卡什卡利自2006年开始在美国财政部长亨利·M·保尔森(Henry M. Paulson)手下任职。此人不仅旁观了金融危机的全过程,更亲身参与其中;2008年10月,他就任负责问题资产救助计划的副部长,受命稳定金融体系。他也是一位同时在高盛(大型银行)和太平洋投资管理公司(大型资产管理公司)工作过的共和党人。因此当他发表“我认为那些大银行仍然是大而不能倒,并继续对我们的经济构成显著且持续的风险。”这番谈话时自然就引起了人们的警觉。

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