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This is the second post in a three-part series on articles that have appeared online over the past 48-72 hours. The stunning similarities between these three pieces speak for themselves. Part I is ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2014 at 01:56 AM PST with 82 Recommends
Put 'em away. Let me start with a warning.
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 88 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 06:00 PM PST with 142 Recommends
Remember the LIBOR scandal ? [P]erhaps as many as 16 – of the name-brand too-big-to-fail banks have been manipulating global interest rates, in the process messing around with the prices of ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 07:04 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I normally don't cover " blotter-page " news, since I figure Humanity will always have its "bad apples." And expending anger and outrage at each instance of such, only leads to a loss of useful ...
by jamess
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 18, 2013 at 01:02 PM PST with 4 Recommends
One thing that our biggest banks are great at is taking unconscionable risks with other people's money. From the subprime mortgage fiasco that brought down Lehman Brothers and the catastrophic bets ...
by sanghoee
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Apr 28, 2013 at 07:58 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Once again, Matt Taibbi reminds us he's one of the few remaining souls in the MSM that still tells it like it is in his latest Rolling Stone feature, “[http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 10:52 AM PDT with 107 Recommends
This is a brief diary just to break the news , this is a rare instance of a corporation pleading guilty to manslaughter. Before she ruled, U.S. District Judge Sarah Vance heard testimony from ...
by sponson
Comment Count 54 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 10:37 AM PST with 65 Recommends
If you knew your broker called a stock “toxic waste” and nicknamed it as “Subprime Meltdown”, “Hitman” “Nuclear Holocaust” and “Mike Tyson’s Punchout” (a reference to a bag of ...
by mariesamuels
Comment Count 44 comments on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 06:02 AM PST with 57 Recommends
File this one under: How _convenient_ for the wealthy class/banksters responsible for the Crash.
by Superpole
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jul 13, 2012 at 11:53 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
[NOTE: This crosspost from Michael Olenick is also Part II of a two-part post, today, with the headline of the first part of this post entitled: [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/05/24/1094397/-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 73 comments on Thu May 24, 2012 at 04:56 AM PDT with 216 Recommends
Matt Taibbi could barely contain his glee last (Tuesday) night when he posted [http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/taibblog/accidentally-released-and-incredibly-embarrassing-documents-show-how-
by bobswern
Comment Count 326 comments on Wed May 16, 2012 at 03:35 AM PDT with 517 Recommends
The headline of the NY Times’ Sunday lead, “[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/22/business/at-wal-mart-in-mexico-a-bribe-inquiry-silenced.html Vast Mexico Bribery Case Hushed Up by Wal-Mart After ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 48 comments on Sun Apr 22, 2012 at 04:04 AM PDT with 150 Recommends
There's the view of the epitome of Free Marketeers ... that Corporate take-over artist extraordinaire ...
by jamess
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Nov 12, 2011 at 01:39 PM PST with 14 Recommends
As we’re quickly learning these days–in case you weren’t already aware of it after witnessing the ongoing evisceration of Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation and/or dealing with the ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 105 comments on Tue Jun 21, 2011 at 08:19 AM PDT with 222 Recommends
The FBI is using behavioral profiling to target suspected white collar criminals. Agents assigned to the task are drawing from ...
by The Anomaly
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat May 07, 2011 at 01:09 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
You may have noticed that the US Sup Ct recently stuck a knife in the gut of the American citizenry with the recent ruling in AT&T v Concepcion. The high handed and less than public friendly ...
by laserhaas
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun May 01, 2011 at 12:21 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Republicans hate regulatory agencies, mostly because they hate the rule of law. It's an impediment to their "He who has gold makes rules", also known as their "Golden Rule". They hate all ...
by change the Be
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Apr 13, 2011 at 10:50 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Schechter's perceptive pieces have impressed me in the past and this one is a standout. He examines each of the important factors behind the financial crisis and lays everything out in a most ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 03:12 AM PST with 25 Recommends
The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission has spoken: As this report goes to print, there are more than 26 million Americans who are out of work , cannot find full-time work, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 74 comments on Thu Feb 10, 2011 at 07:31 PM PST with 103 Recommends
Pulte Homes is a contracting business that stretches from coast to coast and border to border in its endeavors, a wonderful American story: The first home Bill Pulte built more than 55 ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Feb 07, 2011 at 10:13 AM PST with 8 Recommends