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Traditional Voting Fails; Alternative Works

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Saturday was "move your money" day. Wall Street banks won't tell how many customers they lost. But depositors, more than 78,000 of whom pledged to make the move, made their point. They voted differently. They voted with their feet and their wallets. And they won.

BofA Likely To Alter Rules For Debit Card Fees After Criticism

Posted 12.28.2011 | Business

(Rick Rothacker) - Bank of America Corp, after receiving heavy public criticism for a planned $5 per-month debit card fee, is likely to give custo...

Bank of America's Outrageous Debit Fee -- Another Reason to Break Up the Big Wall Street Banks

Robert Creamer | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Let's make Bank of America remember the old adage: "The pigs get fat and the hogs get slaughtered." Let's use their own greed to stoke the "Occupy Wall Street" sentiment that is -- quite correctly -- sweeping the country.

WATCH: Fox Anchor Cuts Her Bank Of America Card In Protest

Posted 11.30.2011 | Media

Like most other Bank of America customers, Fox Business anchor Gerri Willis was stewing on Thursday. The bank plans to charge customers a $5 month...

Bank of America: The Perfect Example of Why You Should Move Your Money

Don McNay | Posted 11.30.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Although data shows that moving money from a Wall Street bank has benefits for the consumer and for Main Street, a primary motivation for the 'move your money' movement is to decrease the power of Wall Street banks and their role in the financial markets.

Ryan Grim

Banks Lose: Merchants Prevail In Swipe Fee Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The six-month Senate fight over debit card swipe fees is finally over. The banks lost. An amendment pushed by Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mon...

Ryan Grim

Swipe Fee Showdown In Senate [UPDATED]

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The hardest fought, most expensive legislative battle of 2011 is coming to a head today in the U.S. Senate. The question: How much s...

Ryan Grim

Merchants Worried Swipe Fee Deal In Jeopardy

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The battle over swipe fees is not over yet -- despite a deal that had been reached. Lobbyists for merchants battling Wall Street over the fees charged...