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Without a single iota of hyperbole, it may now be said that regulatory capture of our government by Wall Street has been concluded. Done deal. Since Monday, the sheer volume of news supporting the ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 907 comments on Thu Feb 25, 2010 at 12:36 AM PST with 759 Recommends
The Pundit-Elite Class is besides themselves, trying to figure out how to put this Citizen's Action genie back in its bottle ... and so they just keep doing what they do best -- lie, censor, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 193 comments on Sun Oct 09, 2011 at 07:48 PM PDT with 674 Recommends
Tomorrow's Wall Street Journal expands upon ProPublica's breaking follow-up story on the Security and Exchange Commission's (SEC's) filing of civil fraud charges against Goldman Sachs on Friday. (
by bobswern
Comment Count 414 comments on Sun Apr 18, 2010 at 09:44 PM PDT with 589 Recommends
With [http://www.dailykos.com/search?story_type=&search_type=search_stories&text_type=any&text_expand=contains&text=Christie&usernames=%28usernames%29&tags=%28tags%29&time_type=time_published&...
by bobswern
Comment Count 275 comments on Thu Feb 13, 2014 at 11:59 AM PST with 560 Recommends
Tonight we're reminded by Calculated Risk of yet another byproduct of the greatest looting of the underclasses in our country's history: [http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2010/02/five-million-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 606 comments on Mon Feb 15, 2010 at 12:31 AM PST with 542 Recommends
Banks got bailed out. We got sold out. It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. "Everybody lied like crazy."
by joanneleon
Comment Count 1034 comments on Mon Nov 28, 2011 at 11:37 AM PST with 501 Recommends
Over the past year, I’ve seen these words posted by many of the FP’ers here, and they are thus: “It’s sad to see what passes for happy news about our economy these days.” IMHO, ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 330 comments on Mon Dec 12, 2011 at 12:31 AM PST with 477 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
A quick review of [http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/14/opinion/why-i-am-leaving-goldman-sachs.html a piece on today’s NY Times’ op-ed page] and, subsequently, just about every MSM business pundit’
by bobswern
Comment Count 128 comments on Wed Mar 14, 2012 at 01:03 PM PDT with 435 Recommends
FRONTLINE INVESTIGATES THE ROOTS OF THE FINANCIAL CRISIS FRONTLINE Presents The Warning Tuesday, October 20, 2009 , at 9 P.M. ET on PBS In the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 272 comments on Mon Oct 19, 2009 at 07:13 PM PDT with 418 Recommends
UPDATE: (h/t Zero Hedge) From the Telegraph, in Great Britain... [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financetopics/financialcrisis/7252288/Greece-loses-EU-voting-power-in-blow-
by bobswern
Comment Count 437 comments on Tue Feb 16, 2010 at 10:37 PM PST with 381 Recommends
Around the time I posted my two latest diaries, early on Thursday [SEE: “[http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/05/24/1094397/-Already-In-Deep-Hot-Water-JPMorgan-Chase-May-Have-Just-Reached-Its-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 232 comments on Sat May 26, 2012 at 04:24 PM PDT with 371 Recommends
Bank of America is being probed by lawmakers over their multi-trillion dollar liability dump ...
by The Anomaly
Comment Count 238 comments on Mon Oct 31, 2011 at 08:10 PM PDT with 354 Recommends
Before Glass-Steagall was repealed in 1999, Wall Street was on the hook for bad bets with derivatives. During the real estate bubble the taxpayer was on the hook for these casino chips. Then ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 322 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 02:02 PM PST with 334 Recommends
The headline of this post is a reference to the final sentence in an editorial in Tuesday’s NY Times, entitled: “[http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/14/opinion/14tue1.html Nearly a Year After Dodd-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 244 comments on Tue Jun 14, 2011 at 08:01 AM PDT with 331 Recommends
For roughly three years—much to the chagrin of many, even in this community--I’ve been writing about how Dodd-Frank would be all but D.O.A. by the time the banks and their lobbyists concluded ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 161 comments on Sat May 12, 2012 at 07:06 AM PDT with 330 Recommends
Amidst a backdrop which includes an already-watered-down financial regulatory reform bill with at least four major loopholes in it--before it even hits the Senate, where it's anticipated by many ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 394 comments on Mon Dec 14, 2009 at 04:27 AM PST with 311 Recommends
Lately it seems that all efforts to pretend that the world economy hasn't been rigged by the banks at the expense of the 99% have been abandoned. The news from JP Morgan Chase today is just the ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 163 comments on Fri Jul 13, 2012 at 11:10 AM PDT with 301 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
A feature story on TARP Special Inspector General (SIGTARP) Neil Barofsky, running late tonight via Bloomberg, and also appearing on SFGate.com, indicates and/or infers that the SIGTARP's office is ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 300 comments on Wed Apr 28, 2010 at 12:35 AM PDT with 290 Recommends