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NY Post: Obama Was Nice To Bankers Despite 'Fat Cat' Remark

New York Post | Charles Gasparino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In public, President Obama is on a tear against Wall Street. In private, not so much Over the weekend, Obama attacked fat-cat investment bankers, te...

Goldman Sachs does God's Will while 49 Million go Hungry

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

The Department of Agriculture reports that 49 million Americans don't have enough food. That's up 13 million over the last year and is highest number ever recorded since the survey began 14 years ago.

Barney Frank Disagrees With Obama On Fund, May Face Fight With Some Firms

bloomberg.com | Alison Vekshin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Barney Frank, chairman of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, reversed course on paying to unwind failed financial fi...

Showdown in Chicago: Creating a "Which Side Are You On" Moment

George Goehl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
George Goehl

Until our elected officials know there is a price to pay for siding with big money over everyday people, the average American will continue be on the losing end.

Are You Making the Most of the First Six Months?

Jon Younger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jon Younger

How do you make the most of the opportunity to bind new employees to the organization through the ways you induct, orient and initially support an employee's cultural integration?

Why Growing Income Inequality Is Bad for America

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The CEO of the average company in the S&P Index makes $10.5 million. That means that on the first workday of the year, he (sometimes she) has made more than the minimum wage workers in his company will make all year.

Stop Socialism for the Rich: Nationalize Wall Street

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

We should give strong consideration to nationalizing the largest banks in order to run them like public utilities. We also should consider placing banking employees into the civil service system to end the ridiculous wage distortions.

Bomb Appalachia (and Face the Music)

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Theirs is a coast-to-coast campaign to save Appalachia's mountains and streams -- and Appalachians' homes, jobs, and culture -- from the devastating coal mining practice known as mountaintop removal.

Why Billionaires Should Pay for the Jobless Recovery

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

For the past 30 years we have minted billionaires, and we have created the most unequal distribution of wealth since 1928-29. This didn't happen by accident.

Government Aid Fueled Surge On Wall Street

New York Times | GRAHAM BOWLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It may come as a surprise that one of the most powerful forces driving the resurgence on Wall Street is not the banks but Washington. Many of the step...

Bank Of America Won't Hike Card Rates

Washington Post | Nancy Trejos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bank of America said it will not raise credit card interest rates before February, when a law restricting industry practices takes effect, unless a ca...

Shadow-Boxing With the CEOs: Day One at the Financial Crisis Inquiry Hearings

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

The heads of Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, and Bank of America came to testify and said... just about nothing. Yes, they made mistakes. But gee, they had learned a great deal and they certainly didn't cause the crash.

The Year of the Man-Child

Catie Lazarus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Catie Lazarus

What Did You Learn in 2009? Test your knowledge by answering these objectively scientific questions about the celebrities, politicians and fifteen minute famers who made headlines.

Of Billionaires, Bailouts and Bonuses

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

Let's weigh the pros and cons of the record bonuses going to Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase and Morgan Stanley (and many others) during the worst economic crash since 1929.

Drew Peterson Sues JP Morgan Chase To Restore Credit Line

Chicago Sun-Times | KARA SPAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Drew Peterson, accused of killing his third wife, sued JP Morgan Chase in federal court late Monday, accusing the bank of illegally cutting off a siza...

Obama's Pay Cuts Let Big Boys off the Hook

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

Unfortunately, the administration doesn't have the moxie to go after the most outrageous salaries and bonuses that are about to flow.

GOP Uses ACORN To Fight Bank Redlining Law

AP | SHARON THEIMER and PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Conservative Republicans are capitalizing on the troubles of community activist group ACORN – ranging from charges of voter r...

A Panel of Pros

Jonathan Tisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jonathan Tisch

Where will we end up in a new regulated environment? Jonathan Tisch asks some of those closest to President Obama: Bill Daley, lawyer Marty Lipton and Penny Pritzker.

Citigroup's Warrants Provide Low Returns For US Taxpayers

bloomberg.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Warrants the U.S. holds in Citigroup Inc., once the most valuable bank in the nation, may provide the lowest return for taxpayers who stepped in with ...

Facebook, JP Morgan Chase To Give $5 Million Dollars To Charity Through Internet Promotion

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Facebook's user base now totals over 300 million people. The social media network thus has the potential to reach more people in a single month than l...

Acorn Loses Bank Of America As Corporate Partner

Wall Street Journal | JAMES R. HAGERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Already facing the loss of federal government funding, the community-organizing group Acorn also has run afoul of one of its big corporate partners, B...

Question for the Fed and G-20: Why Are Our Banks Running Commodity Casinos?

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

It is sheer madness, after recent history, to permit banks to become commodity traders, especially with our money. In the old days, commodity traders put their own money on the line.

Credit Card Nightmare: One Lost Check And A Lifetime of Bankruptcy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This story is part of Bearing Witness 2.0. HuffPost has received hundreds of emails from people making tremendous sacrifices in order to weather ...

Bank of America Pushes Online Banking Over Local Branches

Los Angeles Times | E. Scott Reckard and Jerry Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bank of America Corp., a pioneer in banking online and through mobile phones, said Tuesday that it was considering closing up to 10% of its 6,100 offi...

Big Banks to American Public: "Screw You"

Marshall Auerback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marshall Auerback

Roosevelt Braintruster Marshall Auerback wonders why bailed-out banks are getting giddy with dangerous speculation and sky-high bonuses when the rest of us are still dealing with financial chaos.