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Leaked Files Reveal How Big Bank Helped Clients Hide Millions

The Guardian | Posted 02.08.2015 | Business

Data in massive cache of leaked secret bank account files lift lid on questionable practices at subsidiary of one of world’s biggest financial insti...

Banks Fined $3.4 Billion For Trying To Manipulate Foreign Exchange Markets

AP | DANICA KIRKA and MARCY GORDON | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business

LONDON (AP) — Traders with nicknames like the "Three Musketeers" and the "A-Team" plotted over Internet chat rooms to manipulate currency markets fo...

Terrifying Photo From $300,000 Heist In New York City

Posted 02.02.2014 | Crime

An audacious, broad-daylight heist on Friday netted $300,000 for three robbers in Queens, The New York Post reports. An armored truck guard was carryi...

Zach Carter

Matt Taibbi: 'Deceptive' Subprime Lending Is Reason For The Financial Collapse | Zach Carter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Bankers weren't the villains of the 2008 financial crisis: they were victims of Washington's foolish affordable housing fixation. Or at least that'...

HSBC Hit With Record Penalty

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

By Tom Hals Oct 17 (Reuters) - A unit of British bank HSBC Holdings Plc was hit on Thursday with a record $2.46 billi...

When Worlds Collude: Right-wing Whistleblower Courts Left-Leaning Occupy Banking Group

Jerry Ashton | Posted 08.19.2013 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Can this new mutuality of efforts comprise a new path which might be taken by people on the left and the right of the spectrum? That rare "common ground?"

HSBC Profits Still Climb Despite Scandal

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 05.04.2013 | Business

LONDON — The HSBC banking group saw its net profits drop nearly 17 percent in 2012, as it counted the cost of a hefty U.S. fine it paid to settl...

HSBC To Pay Big Foreclosure Settlement

AP | Posted 01.18.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — British bank HSBC will pay $249 million to settle federal complaints that its U.S. division wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners wh...

Major Bank Accused Of Aggressively Targeting Minorities

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 12.26.2012 | Business

ATLANTA -- Three Atlanta-area counties have filed a lawsuit claiming that British bank HSBC cost them hundreds of millions of dollars in extra expense...

4 Insane Ideas Behind Obama's and Cameron's Decision That HSBC's Officers Should Be Immune From Prosecution

William K. Black | Posted 02.18.2013 | Business
William K. Black

HSBC marks the triumph of crony capitalism in the U.S. and the U.K. Fraudulent SDIs have no permanent alliances or ideology -- only permanent interests in being above the law and free of "free" market competition.

Anna and the Magic Mirror: 4D Interactive Technology

Bill_Robinson | Posted 02.05.2013 | Technology

As with criminals, I've always wondered whether successful entrepreneurs are the result of "nature versus nurture." In other words: are they only born or can they be made?

Publishing The Names Of Alleged Tax Dodgers Could Get You In Some Trouble

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 12.29.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek publisher appeared in court Monday following the publication in his magazine of a list of the names of more than 2,000...

Regulator Didn't Take Action On Bank's Money Laundering Problem For Years

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2012 | Business

By Carrick Mollenkamp WASHINGTON, July 16 (Reuters) - One of the top U.S. bank regulators drew stinging criticism in a...

Bank Will Shed 30,000 Jobs

Posted 10.01.2011 | Business

LONDON (Steve Slater and Sudip Kar-Gupta) - HSBC will shed 30,000 jobs as it retreats from countries where it is struggling to compete, Europe's b...

Banks Continuing Dubious 'Robo-Signing' Foreclosure Practices: Investigation

Posted 09.17.2011 | Business

This post has been updated. NEW YORK/IMMOKALEE (Scot J. Paltrow) - America's leading mortgage lenders vowed in March to end the dubious forecl...

The Stages of Moral Development

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Alan Lurie

Just as life grew evolutionarily, and human beings grow physically, socially, and mentally, we also grow in how we interpret what occurs in our lives -- in our morality.

Jason Linkins

Mysterious Blob Off The Coast Of Alaska Identified As Algae (And The Rest Of Your Scritti Politti) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

For some time now, people watched the coast of Alaska with growing dread at the sight of the advancing, implacable blob of goo that was headed for the...