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Watchdog Investigating Sketchy Bank Practice

Reuters | Emily Stephenson | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. consumer watchdog said on Wednesday it has found problems with mortgage servicing at banks and other financial firms, ...

The Department of Justice? Not for Wall Street

Brian Young | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics
Brian Young

This is not what has happened to banks who knowingly sold bad mortgages to people who could not afford them, then sold them off to investors in the market bundled into AAA rated securities. So, why is criminal court off the table in the financial sector?

Elizabeth Warren, Accountability, Debt Ceiling and: "No More Phonies" Reads America's Want Ad!

Lydia Fisher | Posted 09.19.2011 | Business
Lydia Fisher

Good for Elizabeth Warren for taking a stand. Coming from Wall Street, I know exactly what that means. You take the heat when you come up against the ...

Barack Obama to Nominate Consumer Protection Bureau Chief Next Week

Wall Street Journal | Deborah Solomon | Posted 09.14.2011 | Business

The White House is expected to nominate a director to run the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau next week, according to people familiar with th...