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One of our most respected conservative financial publications exposed the hypocrisy of Mitt Romney’s claims of “creating jobs.” Dan Primack of Fortune magazine pointed out that Bain Capital ...
by kellycm
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Dec 25, 2011 at 09:36 AM PST with 41 Recommends
I’d thought Citibank, Wells Fargo, US Bank and others had rightly deserved reputations as near (or fully) criminal enterprises, the mutant bastard offspring of what used to be the banking industry,
by Technowitch
Comment Count 68 comments on Fri Dec 09, 2011 at 10:03 AM PST with 103 Recommends
The Hon. Jed Rakoff You don'...
by Adam B
Comment Count 122 comments on Mon Nov 28, 2011 at 02:14 PM PST with 162 Recommends
Here's a win ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 64 comments on Mon Nov 28, 2011 at 09:31 AM PST with 56 Recommends
Recently I received a letter in the mail offering me a Capital One credit Card account. Capital One is the banking institution that (1) runs TV commercials with funny "barbarians" in them asking "...
by Steven D
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Nov 04, 2011 at 07:40 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
The MF Global meltdown is on a par with Lehman Brothers with the effects just beginning to be seen - another example of all that is wrong (and unchanged) in our financial system - but no meaningful ...
by xrepub
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Nov 02, 2011 at 03:55 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Maybe, just maybe, ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 94 comments on Mon Oct 31, 2011 at 10:50 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform legislation managed to ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 45 comments on Fri Oct 28, 2011 at 02:55 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Did you know that Bank of America is about to institute a $5 per month fee to ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 67 comments on Thu Sep 29, 2011 at 12:51 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Did you see this article in the NYT? It explains why there are ...
by kenm
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jul 09, 2011 at 09:20 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
It looks like the Arab Spring uprising in Libya may lead to Goldman Sachs and others having some major problems. The focus on Libya has brought to light some very odd investment transactions ...
by Lawrence
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Jun 09, 2011 at 07:37 AM PDT with 92 Recommends
Given the recent news regarding the spate of catastrophes that have occurred around the world one may wonder, who pays for the costs incurred from these tragedies and who recovers. Why we pay, of ...
by Trenz Pruca
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun May 15, 2011 at 11:28 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
There's a fundamental aspect of consumer financial protection that the banks ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon May 16, 2011 at 07:00 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Here is my short list of how we fix what’s ailing us as a society, in a big picture way – meaning, nothing focused on a specific interest group. Here’s how we make things better, more ...
by DrDivo
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 14, 2011 at 02:25 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
I suppose maybe I'm a bit weary of the "check out this new outrage by Scott Walker's assault on the workers" so time to be positive, forward-looking, at least for a moment, by thinking about a ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Mar 23, 2011 at 07:14 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
I'm a bottom-20-percenter, a licensed practical nurse, as is my wife. We live on a boat, have minimal needs, and left the "immediate satisfaction of 'wants'" category decades ago. We are aging, ...
by jm214
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Dec 28, 2010 at 01:47 PM PST with 27 Recommends
By way of Naked Capitalism I came across a Scott's Investment Blog article consisting in most part of an e-mails ...
by Wolf10
Comment Count 74 comments on Mon Oct 18, 2010 at 06:52 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Watching politics can be confusing because we so often see, hear or read one ...
by davidsirota
Comment Count 369 comments on Mon Jul 19, 2010 at 12:36 PM PDT with 536 Recommends
I originally wrote this in September 2008 as the financial collapse began. With Senator Levin's expose questioning on "shitty deals" it seemed an opportune time to revisit it -- with some minor ...
by Frankenoid
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 04:07 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
Mr. Bernanke said the Fed had known nothing about this. After all, he explained, the Fed wasn’t Lehman’s regulator — the Securities and Exchange Commission was. The Fed had placed ...
by DM4
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Apr 04, 2010 at 10:06 AM PDT with 5 Recommends