Wall Street challenger Robert Bye

Photo by Robert Bye.

Headlines from the news about public banking and the economy:

Public banking

Will New York Launch a Public Bank? | Sadef Ali Kully, City Limits

The Queens Politician Who Wants to Give New Yorkers Their Own Crypto | Daniel Kuhn, Yahoo Finance

Economy

Michael Hudson on Coronavirus and Debt Winners and Losers | Michael Hudson, Naked Capitalism

What Have We Learned So Far About ETFs in the COVID-19 Crisis? | Ryan Clements, The FinReg Blog

Unsanitized: BlackRock Is Buyer and Seller | David Dayen, The American Prospect

Optimize Community QE – An Open Letter To Fed Chairman Powell | Robert Hockett, Forbes

Federal Reserve Buys Bonds of Apple, Verizon and Others | Rob Lenihan, The Street