September 2, 2010 Fed Chair Ben Bernanke was optimistic that the too-big-too-fail problem will shrink because of market and regulatory forces. Members of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission weren't so sure.
Neither fish nor fowl.
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February 25, 2010 Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke recently compared Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to a platypus. Here's what he means, and why it may be cause for concern.
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