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Fiscal Cliff Primer: Should Obama Take Advice From Regulator Who Missed Bear Stearns And Madoff? | Zach Carter | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

No. Former SEC Chairman Chris Cox and former Rep. Bill Archer (R-Texas) penned a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed claiming that the total U.S. deb...

Most Expensive Car Crash Ever

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 07.12.2012 | Money

A Ferrari known as the Picasso of the motoring world and worth an estimated $30 million was involved in a crash in France last week, earning the incid...

Shahien Nasiripour

Discussing Oversight Failures, Federal Financial Regulators Do Little To Inspire Confidence | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Former top officials at the Securities and Exchange Commission did little Wednesday to affect the overall perception that the agency failed in its mis...

Goldman Sachs: Too Big For Jail?

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Just because the SEC filed a lawsuit, it doesn't mean they will win. Goldman Sachs could easily prevail. Before we start breaking out the champagne, let's look at what is actually going on.

From "Fired Up and Ready to Go" to "Tired Out and Staying Home"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

During the Reagan-Bush-Clinton-Bush years the center of American politics was pushed about a hundred degrees to the Right. Obama gets elected and tries to move it about a half degree leftward and all we hear are screams of "socialism!"

Financial Crisis Commission Needs to Get to Work

Tom Matzzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Matzzie

The victims of the hit and run economic crimes of this period expect and deserve much more. Years from now, there will be ample time for a leisurely stroll through the history of this crisis. Now is the time for action.

Chris Cox, Richard Nixon's Grandson, Running For Congress

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Another member of a political dynasty is seeking a higher office in New York, and no, his last name isn't Kennedy. According to his new campaign webs...

Madoff's Inner Circle Remains

Mother Jones | Erin Arvedlund, Illustration by Steve Brodner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bernie Madoff swore he'd acted alone when he pleaded guilty to his $65 billion Ponzi scheme. It was a preposterous claim, so why, more than a year lat...

Goldman Sachs Alumni With Government Ties

Felix Salmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With Jon Corzine losing the governorship of New Jersey yesterday, it was yet another bad day for former heads of Goldman Sachs. It's worth running dow...

Financial Crisis Financiers: Where Are They Now? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UPDATE: AIG's Joseph Cassano is BACK in U.S. soil. Check out info on his "surprisingly modest" home here. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Well...

Former SEC Chair Cox Undermined Enforcement Efforts

Washington Post | Zachary A. Goldfarb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The five enforcement officials caught a morning Acela train bound for Washington. Based at the New York office of the Securities and Exchange Commissi...

Bush's Magical Mystery Tour

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

To the bitter end, George W. Bush is proving to anybody willing to listen that he is not only the worst president in United States history but also just a horrible human being.

SEC Investigating More Ponzi Schemes In Madoff Wake

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. regulators working to untangle Bernard Madoff's alleged $50 billion Ponzi scheme are probing other money managers suspected of using similar tact...

Now Where'd I Put That $700 Billion?

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Government officials overseeing a $700 billion bailout have acknowledged difficulties tracking the money and assessing the program'...

Make Wall Street Take The Same Deal The Autoworkers Get

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Weigant

If we're going to minutely examine autoworkers' wages, and dictate the travel plans of one industry we are bailing out, then it seems eminently reasonable to do the same for the banking industry.

Mary Schapiro: Chairman Of Securities And Exchange Commission

AP | NEDRA PICKLER and LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — Nearing completion of his Cabinet, President-elect Barack Obama has selected California Rep. Hilda Solis as his labor secretary and fo...

Christopher Cox Blasts Own Department For Missing Madoff Scheme

AP | PETE YOST and MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The fraud investigation of Wall Street money manager Bernard L. Madoff took unusual twists Wednesday as the U.S. attorney general r...

Rush Transcript of the Senate Banking Committee Hearing with Paulson and Bernanke

Lauren Kirchner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lauren Kirchner

SEC No Evil: Cox Undermined And Demoralized Enforcement Staff

Portfolio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For months, Christopher Cox, the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, has been under fire for a belated response to market upheavals st...

Christopher Hitchens' Economic Assessment: United States Is A "Banana Republic"

Vanity Fair | Christopher Hitchens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

But still, the chief principle of banana-ism is that of kleptocracy, whereby those in positions of influence use their time in office to maximize thei...

S.E.C. Chairman: Oversight Failures Fueled Collapse

New York Times | STEPHEN LABATON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, a longtime proponent of deregulation, acknowledged on Friday that failures in a voluntary supe...

Investment Bank Oversight Program Ending, SEC Says

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is ending its program to supervise large independent investment banks now that the ...

McCain Floats New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo As SEC Chair

DealBook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Andrew M. Cuomo, the attorney general of New York State, has been getting a lot of attention on Wall Street lately, making comments that liken short-s...

Dire warnings fail to sway senators on big bailout

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Refusing to be pushed, Republicans and Democrats alike rebuffed dire warnings Tuesday from the government's top economic officials ...

Truth in Editorializing?

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jan Herman

Before it's too late, three cheers for the lead editorial in The Wall Street Journal on Friday, "McCain's Scapegoat," which calls McCain "untethered," as well as misinformed and dishonest.