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April 9th, 2010
Episode 259 of 920 episodes
We landed a rare broadcast interview with William Dudley, the president of the New York Fed. The classic Fed stance has been that there's not much that regulators can do about the economic bubbles that grow and pop. Dudley disagrees — at least, he says, fighting bubbles is worth a shot.