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Interesting article in Politico today on how Elizabeth Warren ended Obama’s nomination of rich Wall Street banker Antonio Weiss to be Under Secretary for Domestic Finance. Warren led the effort ...
by MannyGoldstein
Comment Count 278 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 05:59 PM PST with 475 Recommends
Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one” - A.J. Liebling My father Bob Wilson took this to heart, and bought one and started his own newspaper, the Prairie Post of Maroa, ...
by Prairie Post
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jan 17, 2015 at 05:38 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Big Wall Street Banks get a big "F" from Federal Regulators : Wall Street banks spent two years asking U.S. regulators what they should put in hypothetical bankruptcy plans to prove they aren’t “
by Seattle Socialist
Comment Count 55 comments on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 07:06 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
(Publishing Note: Wall Street on Parade blog co-publisher Pam Martens has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce their blog's posts in their entirety for the benefit of the Daily ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 71 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2014 at 11:40 PM PDT with 131 Recommends
Just caught this concerning the 'Libor' manipulations and a number of major banks causing the failure of some three dozen U.S. banks FDIC sues big banks for alleged Libor ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Mar 14, 2014 at 01:13 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
As the ...
by Ted Rall
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 01:20 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
I am following the legal events following the take over of Washington Mutual Bank by the FDIC in 2008. The bankruptcy trial was concluded in March of 2012. DOcuments produced during the trial ...
by jbg9617
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Sep 17, 2013 at 02:04 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Bloomberg has a nice look back at the most controversial element of Glass-Steagall today in an article entitled What FDR Hated About Glass-Steagall . http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-14/what-...
by shrike
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 07:00 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
By Tim Price, originally published on Next New ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon May 20, 2013 at 06:56 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
has a nice proper accent and I didn't really absorb his statement of excessions of risk blah blah blah. His bald head is shiny and he is thin. Ina Drew showed up in a fabulously expensive get up and ...
by WheninRome
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 08:13 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Deutsche Bank and the FDIC have been locked in legal battle for years. Deutsche Bank is suing the FDIC for an estimated $10 billion. Cases are pending in the DC District Court and the 9th Circuit.
by Mark Lippman
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 02:15 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
And now that I do, I am not one iota happier. But, before I tell you what I learned, let me backtrack just a bit to tell you how I happened to learn what I learned. It all started with that DKos ...
by hannah
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 08:11 AM PDT with 149 Recommends
By Tim Price, originally published on Next New ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 06:31 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
In a front-page article in Monday’s LA Times (see: “[http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-fdic-settlements-20130311,0,3871291.story In major policy shift, scores of FDIC settlements go ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 113 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 12:07 AM PDT with 316 Recommends
Just a few days plus a year after approximately 100 supporters of the former Occupy Wall Street (“OWS”) working group, the now-autonomous Occupy the SEC (“OSEC”), peacefully [http://www....
by bobswern
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 01:06 AM PST with 237 Recommends
If by 'Valentine's Day smoochies' for FDIC, you mean this not innocuous question, raised at the Senate Banking Committee Hearing: "When was the last time you took a Wall Street bank to trial?" Over,
by Nulwee
Comment Count 60 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 05:21 AM PST with 142 Recommends
My mother said, “Mr. McFadden hung himself yesterday.” She was talking to one of my Aunts. I have forgotten which one now, I use to have a bunch of those, but anyway, I overheard the remark. ...
by This old man
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 01:23 AM PST with 62 Recommends
Romnesia is a memory malady typified by the 2012 United States presidential candidate, Mitt Romney. There are at least two types of this malady. The first type is the habitual politician's flip-flop,
by hungeski
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Oct 28, 2012 at 06:20 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Nevada politics guru John Ralston has posted some big news on his blog in the close District 4 congressional race between Democrat Steven Horsford and Republican Danny Tarkanian. It would appear ...
by aisb23
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 02:33 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Cross posted at our new beta site Voices on the Square. That’s right, and it was clear to everyone who opposed the pick of Tim Geithner from the start. In his testimony yesterday on the NY Fed’...
by priceman
Comment Count 81 comments on Thu Jul 26, 2012 at 07:45 AM PDT with 43 Recommends