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Had Foreclosure Reviews Continued, Bank Of America Would Have Owed At Least $10 Billion: Naked Capitalism

Ben Hallman | Posted 03.24.2013 | Business
Ben Hallman

Federal bank regulators and the mortgage companies claim the recent foreclosure abuse settlement is good news for homeowners who had applied to the re...

The 25 Most Dangerous People in Financial Media

Joshua M. Brown | Posted 08.18.2012 | Business
Joshua M. Brown

Dangerous in a good way -- these are the financial media players who are making things very difficult for the establishment to maintain the status quo.

Year-End Perspective on Corruption

The 14th Banker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The 14th Banker

The steady exposure of corruption in our system will have its effect. There is developing a common understanding that the system we have today is broken and that we must find the means to make it constructive.


The 14th Banker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The 14th Banker

All the mortgage originators that submitted bad loan apps, knowing all along that is what they were doing, did not start off as fraudsters. Senior management made fraudsters, even banksters, out of them.

The F Word: Credit Where Due, Geithner

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

We talked about the economy today, and whether Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner deserves more credit. What he should be getting credit for, it seems...

Feminomics: Top Five Heroes of Financial Reform

Joe Costello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joe Costello

Women are leading the charge on financial reform. In the spirit of celebrating their contributions, I've put together a list of the top five heroes of 2009, in the hopes that their work will inspire us in the coming year.

The BIGGEST Revelation From 'Too Big To Fail': AIG's Secret Stash Of Bonds: Naked Capitalism | Yves Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Perhaps there is an innocent explanation for this huge stash. However, but in all my years in financial services (and having had billionaire clients w...