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Analyst: Rating Agencies Don't Deserve Government Blessing

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 09.26.2011 | Business

With federal lawmakers battling over a deal to give the U.S. government more borrowing authority, major credit rating agencies have lent a sense of ur...

Deutsche Fired Top Trader After Complaints Of 'Substantial' Anomalies

Posted 08.24.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Matthew Goldstein) - In the fall of 2009, Deutsche Bank quietly fired one of its top derivative traders in London after a colleague in New Y...

Foreclosure Crisis Stalls Home Sales, Threatens Larger Economy

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Correction appended While some homeowners may be glad to challenge a foreclosure, the rapidly expanding crisis of alleged foreclosure fraud has sta...

Janet Tavakoli: Goldman's Fraud Case Could Have 'Massive Implications' If It's 'Done Right' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Financial expert Janet Tavakoli weighed in on the Securities Exchange Commission's fraud charges against Goldman Sachs Friday. Tavakoli told Katie C...

Wall Street: Terminators in the Casino

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

Wall Street's been a high-risk thrill ride for years, enriching for some but empty of deeper meaning and divorced from underlying value. The "flash crash" didn't break the market, but it did reveal fault lines.

Janet Tavakoli: Wall Street Mortgage-Derivatives Trading Was 'A Massive Ponzi Scheme'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a "60 Minutes" segment last night, Morley Safer interviewed a number of "pigeons" -- what con artists call their victims -- of prominent scams. Amo...

Goldman Sachs Nearly Bankrupted AIG

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Goldman Sachs wasn't the only contributor to the systemic risk that nearly toppled the global financial markets, but it was the key contributor to the systemic risk posed by AIG.

Why All The Hate Towards Goldman Sachs?

James Altucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Altucher

I get it. People are angry at Goldman Sachs. But anger, particularly when misplaced, is not going to bring the economy back. Instead, how about we focus on making some money? Let's buy some stocks and enjoy the holidays.