New hires involving mere mortals handling the nation’s money problems emerged today; the one you didn’t hear of was Kathleen Weiss Hanley, who was named to the deputy post over at the SEC’s moderately shiny RiskFin division. It is both less important and shiny than that other announcement, wherein President Obama named Alan Krueger as his pick to chair the White House Council of Economic Advisors. Who is he, and what will he do? Read More
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