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Elizabeth Warren Remains On Short List To Head Consumer Protection Bureau

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.04.2011 | Business

Elizabeth Warren might become head of the soon-to-open Consumer Financial Protection Bureau after all. President Barack Obama has yet to nominate ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Bank Of America Makes Easy Profits Off Fed While Depositors Get Shortchanged | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 06.21.2011 | Business

Households are earning so little from their bank accounts that Bank of America, the largest U.S. lender, has pocketed about twice as much cash this ye...

Greenspan Is Back to Lead the Charge Against Responsible Regulation

Ted Kaufman | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics
Ted Kaufman

Wall Street bankers, with help from key Republicans in the House and Senate, have begun a major campaign across the country to kill the regulations currently being developed to enforce Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform.

Shahien Nasiripour

JPMorgan Chase Profit Surges 67 Percent As Lending Slows And Pay Jumps | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 06.13.2011 | Business

JPMorgan Chase, the nation's second-biggest bank by assets, exceeded Wall Street's expectations Wednesday, reporting surging profits and higher employ...

JPMorgan Accused Of Profiting From Souring Investment, While Clients Lost Millions

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 06.11.2011 | Business

In newly unsealed court document JPMorgan, the nation's second largest bank by assets, is accused of profiting from a troubled investment vehicle, whi...

JPMorgan CEO: Rich Should Pay 'Lion's Share' Of Taxes

Posted 06.06.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (By Dave Clarke) - The wealthy should pay the largest portion of U.S. taxes, JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said on Tuesday, in...

Real Story or April Fool's Joke? "Anne Berkshire-Hathaway" and Six Other Bizarre Economic Tales

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.01.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

A review of past stock performance suggests that the stock price for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway corporation goes up whenever movie star Anne Hathaway is in the news.

Jason Linkins

Jamie Dimon Worries That Financial Regulation Will Doom Banks, Forever | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.31.2011 | Business

Jamie Dimon sees "restrictions on debit card fees" as the final "nail in the coffin for big American banks." Which sounds worrying until you realize that this "nail" doesn't become dangerous until you actually have the wood for a coffin.

Debit Card Sharps: The Fight Over Wall Street's 'Invisible Tax'

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Think of the debit fee as an invisible, federal sales tax on everything you buy with a card -- except that you never got to vote on it and may not have even known it existed before it came up in the debate over bank reform.

Merchants of Danger

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The ugly truth, here and in Japan, is this: Unless government regains the will and the ability to regulate private industry, more catastrophes are all but inevitable.

Enough Is Enough: Why I Closed My Chase Account

Patricia Malcolm | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patricia Malcolm

We sacrifice, sacrifice, and sacrifice some more for the banks, and we are told it's for the common good. Well, I think we've given up enough.

MadisonWorld: A Future Where Corporations Have Human Rights... and Humans Don't

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

This week we saw state troopers in Madison tearing peaceful protestors out of their own capitol after the state's Senate voted to deprive them of their Constitutional rights. Welcome to the United States 2.0.

Simon Johnson: New York Fed Making A Big Mistake?

The New York Times | Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

An uncomfortable dissonance is beginning to develop within the Federal Reserve. On the one hand, current and former senior officials now generally ag...

3M Chief Executive: 'Obama Is Robin Hood-Esque'

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The CEO of industrial giant 3M has blasted Obama as "anti-business," joining the ranks of executives who accused the White House of not understanding ...

Tim Geithner's Gamble

Project Syndicate | Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES -- In a recent interview, United States Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner laid out his view of the nature of world economic growth and the r...

"Open Letter"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Jamie Dimon President and CEO JPMorgan Chase Dear Mr. Dimon: I'm Jerry Zezima. The name probably doesn't mean much to you (it doesn't mean much to ...

It's All About The Money: Jamie Dimon's Big Pay Hike and the Home Foreclosures of Our Servicemen

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Enterprise reputation and its mandate to being responsible tillers of the business soil doesn't come into play in this day and age. Sadly more than ever before, it's all about the money.

Bank Bashing

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Christopher Brauchli

Things like luxury hotels, helping Bernie Madoff cheat investors, cheating soldiers or accidentally throwing them out of their homes are probably contrary to what J.P. Morgan set out to do. Just ask Mr. Dimon.

Adam Smith and the Wall Street Bonuses

John Paul Rollert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Paul Rollert

In Smith's vision of capitalism, market failure and moral failure went hand-in-hand. Yet Smith realized that it was vanity, not prudence or restraint, that kept the wheels of capitalism turning.

JP Morgan Chase Rolls Out New Protections for Military Borrowers

Chris Birk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Birk

Lending giant JP Morgan Chase is working to increase protections for military borrowers after the company overcharged thousands of service members and...

JPMorgan CEO: Bank Won't Be 'Goaded Into Doing Something Dumb'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By Clare Baldwin) - JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said his bank will not be "goaded into doing something dumb" with its ca...

The Third Chamber: Why AIG's CEO and Jamie Dimon Don't Give a Damn What You Think

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The Chamber of Commerce doesn't represent "business." It represents a small number of massively influential businesses, most of whom are suffocating the startup and mid-sized companies that are the real engines of growth.

Banksters Back in the Black: JP Morgan Chase

Mary Bottari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mary Bottari

While the Wall Street economy is booming, the real economy is in a dead stall. Only 36,000 jobs were created in January 2011. A roundup of recent headlines shines a light on how big banks like JPMorgan Chase make their big bucks.

Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chief, Wants Some R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Reuters

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By Elinor Comlay and Matthew Goldstein): At last week's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the JPMorgan Chase chief executive on...

JPMorgan CEO: Enough Bashing 'Bankers, Bankers, Bankers'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DAVOS, Switzerland (By Lisa Jucca) - JP Morgan Chase's boss Jamie Dimon lashed out at persistent bank bashing nearly three years after the global cred...