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Savings and Loan Industry

The Banking Crisis, S&Ls, Virginia and McAuliffe

Mike Stark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Stark

Everything that was bad about democratic politics at the national level in the '80s and '90s was exemplified by Terry McAuliffe's leadership.

Yelling From the Back Step

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
B. Jeffrey Madoff

"Toxic assets" are two words that don't belong together in the English language. The meaning of one cancels out the meaning of the other.

The Audacity of Dopes

William K. Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
William K. Black

The bankers have convinced the Bush and Obama administrations that the taxpayers should be looted to bail out risk capital. We should stop listening to the folks that caused the crisis.

McCain-Keating Letter: "I'm Yours Till Death Do Us Part"

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Washington Times reports that in 1986, John McCain wrote a note on House stationery to Charles Keating, chairman of a failed savings and loan asso...

Yale Experts Seek Root Of Financial Crisis

Yale School of Management | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Q: Mortgage securitization has gotten a lot of attention lately, but how long has it been around? Frank Fabozzi: Mortgage-backed securitization goes ...