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Entries by Zach Carter from 08/2010

Conservatives Are Clueless on Jobs

| Posted 08.02.2010 | Business

Paul Ryan's quest to slash government spending is a job-killing agenda. He has to resort to crazy incoherent arguments about interest rates because everybody can see that spending money to create jobs will, you know, create jobs.

Foreclosure Mills: Wall Street's Latest Fraud Scheme

| Posted 08.05.2010 | Business

Banks broke the law and hired other people to break the law for them, scoring big profits without being punished. Is it any wonder that they're still at it?

Will Anyone Be Punished for Citibank's $40 Billion Subprime Lie?

| Posted 08.17.2010 | Business

Laws are only as good as the regulators who enforce them. If the SEC believes in the charges it brought against Citi executives, it should be working with prosecutors to pursue a criminal case.

Conservatives Want to Live on Monopoly Money

| Posted 08.20.2010 | Business

Do today's economic conservatives actually want to live in a functional society, or are they striving for an economy that runs on Monopoly Money?

CNBC Does Not Understand How Regulation Works

| Posted 08.30.2010 | Business

You may very well find some unpleasant new fee in a banking statement this year. But it will have nothing to do with new consumer protections, regardless of what CNBC anchors tell you.