The students at Syracuse University are absolutely right: Dimon's a poor role model. We should be proud that they don't want life guidance from someone who has made a career of plundering the economy in the pursuit of non-productive wealth.
Criminal charges are likely to be filed against some of WaMu's former executives. But WaMu isn't the only bad actor from the financial crisis. This is basically how the entire U.S. mortgage market operated.
Big Bank lobbyists would love to stick a shiv in important provisions of the financial bill as quietly as possible. Unfortunately for them, the Democratic leadership has done everything it can to make quiet back room dealing difficult.
The Wall Street reform effort enters a new phase on Thursday, as the conference committee between the House and Senate will meet to begin hashing out the differences between the House and Senate versions which have already passed.