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Former Regulator Knocks Meredith Whitney, Talks State-led Disclosure Efforts

Comments made by banking analyst Meredith Whitney in 2010 about looming municipal defaults caused more damage to the market than market participants charged with fraud in recent years, a former muni regulator said Friday.

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The conversation in our circles about Whitney's late 2010 blast was, "What is she shorting?" Since the only even vaguely way to short municipal bonds is by shorting ETFs, we were perplexed.

I support the gist of Mr. Maco's proposals while recognizing the extreme difficulty of providing sophisticated disclosure about such a wide, thin market.
Posted by csandmel | Monday, October 29 2012 at 11:02AM ET
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