Moving forward we need more lending activities to be covered by our community reinvestment laws. Here are three ways our community reinvestment regulations need to be modernized.
"Financial Reform" will be a boom for people in the payday loan business. There will be many new customers who need bank-like services. It's almost like Congress implemented a plan of "Reverse Robin Hood."
Claiming she's tarnishing the financial industry's reputation, ex-Citibanker Debrahlee Lorenzana's current employer, JPMorgan Chase, now threatens to fire her for speaking to the press.
On Friday, over 100 middle school and high school students and their teachers on the New York and Slavery Walking Tour chanted as they marched through the streets of lower Manhattan.
If you go to just about any banking website today, the customer experience is pretty poor. Why is it that banks have no idea how to engage me?
As President Obama was gearing up last month to push further reforms for the finance sector through congress, the sector lobbyists were also gearing u...
Given Congress' need to find a scapegoat for the financial meltdown of the Great recession other than itself, it will no doubt make a least a cosmetic effort at financial reform.
International corporations have no loyalty whatsoever to our country or its welfare. They are huge, free-floating international organizations dedicated to only one goal: making as much money as possible for themselves.
The dirty secret of the Senate financial reform bill is that some of its biggest supporters work on Wall Street.
Mobility is such a basic requirement for the connected, networked executive today. I travel about half of my time promoting my book, BANK 2.0, and wor...
We asked a group of industry experts and watchdogs to tell us if they thought the government should leverage its stake in Citi to break up the bank -- and if so, how? Our new report provides some interesting answers to these fundamental questions.
As Bishop and Green say in their book, information is a powerful tool. It is hard to solve a problem if you do not know it exists in the first place.
It's either smooth sailing from this point out, or there's a nasty surprise waiting (on and off balance sheet). I invite readers to weigh in with their opinions.
What makes patent theft so attractive is that infringement is not a criminal act and those found guilty face no jail time. Paying up is the worst that can happen to the infringer.
Testifying today before the TARP Congressional Oversight Panel, Vikram Pandit claimed that Citigroup is on the side of the angels -- in this case, the side of real financial reform.
All of us know how the big Wall Street banks made a mess of Main Street. Now the banks are sticking it to the little guy in another way -- in the world of patents and intellectual property.