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Warning: This post is complicated, and will make little sense without a little prior reading. If you are unfamiliar with the detailed causes and effects of the financial crisis, especially ...
by thereisnospoon
Comment Count 736 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2009 at 11:09 AM PDT with 662 Recommends
I picked this up today via the always excellent Glenn ...
by Jabelson
Comment Count 220 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2008 at 11:38 AM PDT with 545 Recommends
It does not take much reading between the lines of recent news stories--although, technically, this is still just speculation--to come to a yet-to-be-confirmed conclusion that many ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 285 comments on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 03:20 AM PST with 449 Recommends
In a week, on March 25th, the government is set to giveaway up to $2 trillion to the "[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shadow_banking_system shadow banking system,]" an almost completely unregulated, ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 274 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2009 at 12:19 AM PDT with 301 Recommends
Contrary to ongoing, and [http://www.journalism.org/analysis_report/covering_great_recession now-highly-documented-as-such MSM misinformation and misdirection], Main Street, current efforts underway ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 192 comments on Mon Oct 19, 2009 at 03:21 AM PDT with 198 Recommends
Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s senate campaign office in Massachusetts issued [http://elizabethwarren.com/news/press-releases/elizabeth-warren-after-jamie-dimon-meet-the-press-interview-calls-on-jp-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 57 comments on Mon May 14, 2012 at 12:58 AM PDT with 187 Recommends
Charles Blow has another outstanding op-ed column in Saturday's NY Times, entitled: "[http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/16/opinion/16blow.html The Pirates of Capitol Hill]." I'll get to it in a moment, ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 63 comments on Sat Apr 16, 2011 at 02:07 AM PDT with 179 Recommends
Join us on Wednesday, June 9th at 1:30pm in front of the Treasury building to demand our $13 billion back from Goldman Sachs. First job is to get Geithner to recognize that he should have never ...
by Cenk Uygur
Comment Count 112 comments on Mon May 24, 2010 at 03:03 PM PDT with 161 Recommends
(Note: Pam Martens has provided written authorization to the diarist to republish this post in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community.) [http://wallstreetonparade.com/2013/09/what-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Sep 04, 2013 at 12:05 AM PDT with 153 Recommends
(Title h/t's to Kris Kristofferson and Janis Joplin) The rumors of the death of "Enronomics ," in 2001, have been greatly exaggerated. The fact is, it never died. We now know, based upon [...
by bobswern
Comment Count 69 comments on Tue Apr 06, 2010 at 01:11 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
What I heard Jon Stewart say tonight about a Blackstone credit default swap scam is about the most repulsive thing I've ever heard. The story begins with an October 22nd story in Bloomberg ...
by Eddie C
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Dec 04, 2013 at 09:46 PM PST with 47 Recommends
Free market fundamentalists say the real problem with our financial sector is that they are over-regulated. If we just let the banks regulate themselves that we wouldn't have any problems. Rush ...
by Cenk Uygur
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Apr 28, 2010 at 02:30 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
With regard to the headline of this diary, IMHO, it's not a joke; not at all. In fact, it should make you sick to your stomach. For all intents and purposes, "The Fed" (i.e.: The Federal Reserve, ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 105 comments on Mon Aug 03, 2009 at 11:42 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
Elizabeth Warren was appointed chair of a newly created Congressional Oversight Panel (COP), which is charged with keeping tabs on the $700 billion bailout of the financial sector - including ...
by jamess
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2009 at 03:24 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
The size of our national economy this year is roughly $15 trillion. The size of the Credit Default Swaps (CDS) market is $64 trillion. The ...
by Cenk Uygur
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2009 at 09:48 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
I strongly urge my fellow Kossacks to recommend this recent community post, from our OWS group, within the past hour: "[http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/04/20/1084960/-Hope-And-Cave-SEC-and-CFTC-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Apr 20, 2012 at 10:24 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
The Senate Banking Committee, chaired by Chris Dodd, held a Hearing this week, on what to do about "bottomless pit" otherwise known as AIG. With the latest $30B "investment" in AIG, the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2009 at 06:01 PM PST with 40 Recommends
Cross posted at Voices on the Square and The Stars Hollow Gazette I know it. You know it, so who are we kidding? I suppose anything can happen, but essentially the election is over and our ...
by priceman
Comment Count 101 comments on Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 03:04 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
This is just a heads up, payment option adjustable rate mortgages (PO ARMs) are about to reset. They begin this month, then ramp up in October then go full monkey by Christmas. What are PO ARMs? ...
by RenderQT
Comment Count 104 comments on Fri Sep 18, 2009 at 11:21 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
Bernie Madoff’s fradulent investment scheme may turn out to look like a molehill on the mountain of fraud built around the synthetic collateralized debt obligation market. At the end of 2006, ...
by The Anomaly
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2009 at 01:19 AM PST with 34 Recommends