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I was kind of hoping that the Obama Administration would take advantage of the moment and start doing its job on another front in the War on Terror. Now that Osama has been dispatched it is ...
by route66
Comment Count 187 comments on Tue May 03, 2011 at 08:33 AM PDT with 400 Recommends
Hmmm...let's see where this leads us.
by Tasini
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Apr 29, 2011 at 09:41 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Leading mortgage servicers such as HSBC, Wells Fargo, and Deutsche Bank have been using forged documents to foreclose on homeowners, ...
by The Anomaly
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Apr 08, 2011 at 03:23 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
The quick summary is that the German equivalent of our Supreme Court has ruled against Deutsche Bank in a crucial case related to the ongoing financial collapse. DB is the largest German bank, and ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 85 comments on Thu Mar 24, 2011 at 08:39 PM PDT with 260 Recommends
The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) was enacted in 2003 to protect US military personnel and their families from creditors while they are on active duty serving their country. But the law ...
by DowneastDem
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jan 27, 2011 at 01:59 PM PST with 15 Recommends
In Sunday's NY Times, Frank Rich talks of the destruction of the "American Dream" in the now-institutionalized inability of current-day capitalism to give the middle class a fair shake in, "[http://...
by bobswern
Comment Count 416 comments on Mon Dec 27, 2010 at 10:34 PM PST with 451 Recommends
Last year, world oil consumption dropped by the biggest amount since 1982 . World oil consumption ...
by The Anomaly
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Dec 23, 2010 at 06:30 PM PST with 11 Recommends
The Nine Who Rule: The United States of America, and ultimately, The World Thomas J. Benison of JPMorgan Chase & Company James J. Hill of Morgan Stanley Athanassios Diplas of ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Dec 13, 2010 at 10:38 AM PST with 5 Recommends
It's looking like the SEC/Goldman Sachs lawsuit could open up a whole new can of worms, one that Tim Geithner and some bank executives aren't likely to be very happy about. The story's about AIG ...
by RJ Eskow
Comment Count 370 comments on Mon Apr 19, 2010 at 08:56 PM PDT with 652 Recommends
Not shocking: the Bush White House and Tim Geithner and The Fed had no idea what was happening when they paid off bad paper at AIG. NYFRB paid off casino bets -- fraudulently titled/listed/sold as "...
by vets74
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Mar 28, 2010 at 12:50 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Earlier this evening, the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee passed its version of H.R.4173: Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009. (It's over 1,300 pages, not ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Mar 22, 2010 at 11:20 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
It seemed like a fool-proof business plan: establish a fund to buy up the life insurance policies of elderly Americans and wait for them to die. At their death, distribute the insurance pay-off to ...
by DowneastDem
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Oct 31, 2009 at 02:33 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Senator Carl Levin is the chairman of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations and has jurisdiction to conduct investigations into a broad range of issues, including federal waste, fraud, and ...
by Badabing
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Jul 30, 2009 at 12:37 AM PDT with 44 Recommends
I apologize for the short diary. A few years back, around 2000 during the "dot bomb," her stock deals went badly and taxes on many of these stocks and other expenses over the years have driven her ...
by Salvor Hardin
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2009 at 12:44 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
The Wall Street Journal reports that major U.S. and European banks received billions in payouts from AIG after AIG was rescued by the Federal Reserve with $85 (now $173) billion in federal ...
by pragprogress
Comment Count 277 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2009 at 07:30 PM PST with 187 Recommends
By Nov. 5, AIG had paid out $37 billion of their bailout funds to CDS ...
by The Anomaly
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2009 at 11:45 PM PST with 34 Recommends
Banks aren’t issuing loans to the taxpayers who bailed them out.
by yaeliron
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2009 at 09:16 PM PST with 1 Recommend
One tenth of the $700 billion bailout to be footed by U.S. taxpayers is projected to go to ...
by Magnifico
Comment Count 41 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2008 at 08:50 PM PDT with 63 Recommends
Peak oil is the situation in which demand outstrips our ability to produce. We may already have hit that point or it may happen soon. What will happen as production declines while demand continues ...
by The Big E
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Mar 07, 2008 at 09:59 PM PST with 30 Recommends
This week in peak oil: Tom Whipple's peak oil weekly review. Another market analyst understands China's impact on peak oil Peak oil remains a distant idea in ...
by The Big E
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Feb 29, 2008 at 07:02 PM PST with 15 Recommends