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Last night, our nation's unfolding economic crisis came home to roost on my personal Main Street. Last night, my eight-year-old connected the dots and began to fear. Last night, my eight-year-...
by Melody Townsel
Comment Count 555 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2008 at 01:26 PM PDT with 1177 Recommends
Friends, I am in the middle of shooting my next movie and I am looking for a few brave people who work on Wall Street or in the financial industry to come forward and share with me what they know. ...
by Michael Moore
Comment Count 587 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2009 at 03:26 AM PST with 928 Recommends
I am a real estate broker, and as you can guess from my handle, in the (truly) great state of Texas. I watched this whole mortgage house of cards get built and I've watched it come crashing down. ...
by TX Unmuzzled
Comment Count 626 comments on Wed Feb 17, 2010 at 02:52 AM PST with 695 Recommends
I was given the following letter by a friend who received it in the mail from a local real estate agent. I have redacted the names and places at the agent's request, but it is a powerful statement ...
by doctor o
Comment Count 380 comments on Sat Oct 29, 2011 at 10:57 AM PDT with 577 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
Today mortgage lender GMAC pulled a gun and aimed it at the head of Massachusetts. Because yesterday, the state’s AG filed suit against it and four other banks’ illegal mortgage practices.
by kay dub
Comment Count 151 comments on Fri Dec 02, 2011 at 02:34 PM PST with 413 Recommends
Matt Taibbi focuses upon more inconvenient truths about our nation’s ongoing mortgage fraud fiasco from his Rolling Stone blog, yesterday, in: “[http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 310 comments on Fri Aug 26, 2011 at 01:07 AM PDT with 409 Recommends
It's sometimes amusing to see how hard the media tries to spin bad news into good news. For instance, this article from ABC ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 473 comments on Thu Apr 15, 2010 at 11:47 AM PDT with 375 Recommends
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner served up another big cup of hot, steaming [http://www.zerohedge.com/article/geithner-tv-%E2%80%93-%E2%80%9Ckeynesian-economics-has-failed%E2%80%9D economic fail on ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 286 comments on Sun Jul 10, 2011 at 11:38 PM PDT with 353 Recommends
“We’re in almost a panic stage right now,” said Ethan Harris, co-head of U.S. economic ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 466 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2009 at 05:39 AM PST with 327 Recommends
Wells Fargo held their annual shareholders meeting today in San Francisco. Betty, a stock holder and grandmother who lives in Portland, took a vacation day from work to travel down for this meeting.
by jpperry
Comment Count 90 comments on Tue Apr 24, 2012 at 09:24 PM PDT with 320 Recommends
Well, the new Newt Gingrich is at it again. Virginia Representative Eric Cantor, who takes "credit" for leading the House Republicans to unanimous opposition to the Obama Jobs Bill, now is "opposing"
by TomP
Comment Count 278 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2009 at 03:36 PM PST with 307 Recommends
Why are you camping out and banging drums? Why don't you go after the banks? Yesterday, in San Francisco, Occupiers did just that. The entire ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 136 comments on Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 10:40 AM PST with 297 Recommends
Wells Fargo Bank CEO John Stumpf’s keynote speech to the American Banker Retail Lending Conference on Thursday morning didn’t quite work out like he (or anyone else) expected. Midway through ...
by dougbob
Comment Count 84 comments on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 04:17 PM PDT with 291 Recommends
Just the facts, from the Los Angeles Times :
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 348 comments on Tue Dec 22, 2009 at 10:25 AM PST with 281 Recommends
Wow! Summing this diary up into one sentence: Apparently, much of what we thought we knew about our economy, statistically speaking, is wrong. Multiple reports and blog stories, ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 289 comments on Mon Nov 09, 2009 at 03:00 AM PST with 275 Recommends
The Michigan Court of Appeals ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 107 comments on Sat May 07, 2011 at 10:06 AM PDT with 267 Recommends
It matters not whether one views this story as a small victory for the 99 percent or as a reflection of unbridled corporate evil deferred by compassion. Either way, it is powerful. As Zaid Jilani ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 93 comments on Wed Nov 30, 2011 at 05:41 PM PST with 266 Recommends
Zach Carter's most recent post [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/12/14/geithner-blocking-legal-h_n_796773.html over at HuffPo] reminds us that people who think that Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 124 comments on Wed Dec 15, 2010 at 10:50 PM PST with 265 Recommends
LATHROP, Calif. — Drive along foreclosure alley, through new planned communities that look like tile-roofed versions of a 21st century ghost town, and you see what happens when ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 318 comments on Thu Feb 11, 2010 at 03:42 AM PST with 251 Recommends