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PHOTOS: Financial District Workers, Activists March Against Inequality

Posted 03.27.2012 | Miami

While Republican frontrunners Mitt Romney and New Gingrich made campaign stops in Miami Wednesday, hundreds of people marched in solidarity with predo...

The 'Most Egregious Manifestation' Of The Mortgage Crisis

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2012 | Business

By Michelle Conlin Jan 25 (Reuters) - In July 2009, Roy and Sheila Bowers refinanced the mortgage on their suburban ranch home in Tope...

City Looks To Move It's Money

Berkeley Patch | Emily Henry | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

The recommendation not to renew the city's contract will be addressed at the Jan. 31 council meeting, when the council will decide whether or not to s...

Alexander Eichler

Why Does Wall Street Make So Much Money?

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.21.2012 | Business

Payouts declined on Wall Street this year, as the major financial firms tried to steer through several quarters of lawsuits, layoffs, jittery markets,...

Ben Hallman

New Consumer Cop Picks First Fight With Big Banks

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 01.20.2012 | Business

Picking his first public fight with the banking industry, Washington's top consumer cop, Richard Cordray, promised on Thursday that his examiners will...

HAMP's Second Lien Modification Saves Fewer Than 50% of Second Mortgages

Anna Cuevas | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business
Anna Cuevas

Through the 2MP initiative, services of second mortgages have the option to modify the lien or to extinguish it -- which is an admission that the mortgagor is not likely to be repaid for the second mortgage, and they clear their interest in the property by filing a lien waiver.

Pay For Goldman Sachs Employees Has Little To Do With Performance

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business

Goldman Sachs isn't likely to garner much public favor when it announces its earnings this week, as forecasts predict that the bank will boost the sha...

Wells Fargo Sees Profit Boost, As Bank Set Aside Less To Cover Bad Loans

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2012 | Business

* Q4 EPS 73 cents per share vs. 61 cents a year ago * Bank set aside less money for bad loans * Wells posts 2 percent co...

Bank Of America Told Fed It Could Sell Branches In Emergency

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2012 | Business

(Adds details on Fed plan from source, background) Jan 13 (Rick Rothacker, Reuters) - Bank of America Corp told Federal Reserve off...

Loren Berlin

Frustrated Attorneys General Hold Secret Meetings On Foreclosures

HuffingtonPost.com | Loren Berlin | Posted 01.13.2012 | Business

Attorneys general or representatives from nearly 15 states met in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to discuss and share different enforcement options and ...

Northern California Occupy Movement Broadens Base, Tactics

Shepherd Bliss | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics
Shepherd Bliss

Just as Sonoma County is a leader in wine production throughout the nation, this semi-rural California region is proactive with regards to questions being asked by Occupy organizers around and beyond the United States.

Banks Probed For Allegedly Steering Homeowners Into More Expensive Insurance

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

Let's say you're a homeowner facing tough times. You're starting to fall behind on your home insurance payments, but then, your bank steps in and buys...

Over Two-Thirds Of Corporations Pay No Federal Corporate Income Tax

Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.10.2012 | Business

At a time when the federal government is starved for cash -- and facing layoffs and cuts in services across the board -- more and more corporations ar...

Charities See Huge Increase In Foreclosed Home Donations

Posted 01.05.2012 | Impact

Forget collecting coins in a red kettle -- charities are increasingly netting donated homes as a result of the foreclosure crisis. And the trend i...

Police Arrive At Romney Headquarters

Urbandale Patch | Anne Carothers-Kay | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

Police with a paddy wagon arrived at Mitt Romney's campaign headquarters in Des Moines after about 75 Occupy protesters descended on the office, pound...

Bank Of America Delays Eviction Of Dying California Woman

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.23.2011 | Business

In a foreclosure crisis that's been short on compassion, one California couple facing tragedy has been able to delay eviction with help from their ban...

Family Fights Wells Fargo With Help From Occupy Fort Lauderdale

Posted 12.22.2011 | Miami

Tally one for the 99 percent. NBC Miami reports that Occupy Fort Lauderdale has been successful in thwarting the eviction of one Haitian family in Coc...

Foreclosure Fraud Costing These States The Most

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.15.2011 | Business

Millions of Americans have been forced out of their homes in the wake of the housing collapse, and from that has come allegation after allegation of f...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Banks At Risk As Crisis Drags On

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

Concerns about a global slowdown sharpened on Monday as markets cast a vote of no confidence in Europe's leaders. Economists and analysts expressed wo...

Janean Chun

Too Big To Lend? Why Small Businesses Are Getting Denied By Big Banks

HuffingtonPost.com | Janean Chun | Posted 12.16.2011 | Small Business

Politicians and banking executives are quick to hail small businesses as key to economic expansion and job creation. That message was front and center...

State Income Tax Avoided By 68 Large Profitable U.S. Companies In Recent Years: Study

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.07.2011 | Business

Large U.S. corporations are not only figuring out ways to avoid federal income taxes, but taxes at the state level too. Of the country's most consi...

Occupy Our Homes: "I'm Not Leaving" (Video)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 02.06.2012 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis

In South Gate, CA, twenty minutes south of Los Angeles, dozens of supporters rallied around the home of Ana Casas Wilson, with several pledging to camp out in her front yard while she defies eviction, and face arrest if necessary.

They're Sacrificing Us to Save Wall Street -- But "Occupy Our Homes" Could Change That

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

There are two exciting 'Occupy' developments this week that could change the equation: 'Take Back the Capitol' in the District of Columbia, and Tuesday's 'Occupy Our Homes' events around the country.

PHOTOS The 11 Biggest Foreclosure Fails Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.13.2012 | Business

The housing collapse and subsequent foreclosure crisis has claimed the homes of millions of Americans. But that tragedy may only be matched by the abs...

Arthur Delaney

AG Accuses Major U.S. Banks Of Deceptive Foreclosure Practices

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.31.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is suing five of the nation's biggest banks for deceptive foreclosure and mortgage modific...