Since time memorial, man has been motivated by an easy buck and short skirts. The recent frenzy of mortgage lenders to repeat the mistakes of history may be upon us again, as some lenders are experiencing 'greed creep' all over again.
Here's a story that resonates with so many layers of bitter irony that it's hard to know where to begin. So we'll start with the headline: "Citi Foundation to Help Teens Find 'Pathways to Progress.'"
Rain. That's what pelted Marco Pereira's boyhood brain, drop by drop by drop time after time, until it finally sank in.
Reputation, brand and image are very important priorities for corporations, organizations and institutions. These characteristics and the products and...
The recent spat between the Federal Reserve and Citigroup underscores the complexity of today's banking balance sheets. The episode is a warning shot across the bows of regulators.
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Behind nearly every major corporate policy push there's an accompanying well-coordinated public relations and propag...
Long term unemployment affects people of all ages and backgrounds; it does not discriminate. Through a holistic approach, workforce development initiatives like Platform to Employment have helped crack the code. But we still have a long way to go -- much more can and needs to be done.
Plenty of worry for the famous wall that markets often climb, but no Armageddon's on the horizon. Maybe we can get back to "normalcy" after all, even with increased market "volume" more to the upside.
Only in the warped, distorted, Alice-in-Wonderland world of Wall Street would one think "Washington went to war against big Wall Street banks" or that "Washington won [the war] in a blowout," as said today in a Politico article.
As an anti-corruption advocate, I don't have a position on derivatives trading. What I do have a position on is corruption, and H.R. 992 is a textbook case of the way corruption has turned the People's House into an auction house.
Third Way has a legal right to keep their donations secret, and we have a legal right to give Third Way zero credibility until they disclose their donations.
Cities are epicenters of creativity, innovation, adventures, energy, and life. They're moving, breathing, and living. Cities have a heart, personality, and looks. But a city lacks one thing: a voice. Thanks to the Internet of Things, this is quickly changing.
What we're doing on the Big Island with Bill 113 is trying to make a law that prohibits us from helping ourselves. It is the exact opposite of what we should be doing.
We have a bill that would roll back protections put in place after the financial crisis that was literally written by lobbyists for one of the major players in that same financial crisis.
Too many of the nation's major institutional investors -- who manage the life savings of working Americans and who are major shareholders in the big banks -- have been silent and passive in the wake of the crisis.
Community and smaller-to-mid-sized regional banks serve a variety of interests. They tend to favor the needs of local and mid-sized businesses or specific socio-economic communities who want a more personalized approach to banking.