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Andy Birkey

Boy Scouts Get Big Money From Corporations Despite Anti-Gay Policy | Andy Birkey | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Published in collaboration with The American Independent Corporate foundations have given millions to the Boy Scouts of America and its subdivision...

If Only Smartphones Also Printed Cash...

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 09.17.2012 | Money

When it comes to personal banking, the smartphone can now accomplish most of what a bank teller or an ATM can do, aside from actually dispensing cash ...

Wells Fargo Plans To Foreclose On Dying Cancer Patient

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.14.2012 | Business

Battling cancer is difficult enough without your mortgage lender deciding to foreclose on your home just weeks after saying it was trying to help. Yet...

Lily Diaz Tries To Sell Her Home, Finds Bank Foreclosed On It

Posted 09.08.2012 | Business

These days, the process of selling a home is hard enough. Now imagine selling one you thought you owned but did not. That’s what happened to Lil...

WATCH: Wells Fargo Ransacks This Man's Home BY MISTAKE

Posted 09.10.2012 | Business

One California couple may never be able to retire in peace, courtesy of Wells Fargo. Subcontractors hired by the bank broke doors, smashed windows...

Jason Cherkis

Protesters March Through Charlotte Before Democratic Convention | Jason Cherkis | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- On Sunday afternoon, the Coalition to March on Wall Street South demonstrated amid Charlotte's mega-banks, chants bouncing off the ...

Man Fired From Wells Fargo For 'Stupid Stunt' He Committed Nearly 50 Years Ago

Posted 08.28.2012 | Business

A “stupid stunt” that took place nearly 50 years ago has cost one Iowa man his job at Wells Fargo. The bank fired Richard Eggers from his job ...

Wells Fargo Rids Itself Of Charges Of Duping Non-Profits

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2012 | Business

* SEC says Wells Fargo sold products tied to risky mortgage securities * Former Wells Fargo vice president also settles SEC charges ...

Reflections on Paul Ryan's Transactions in Individual Bank Stocks in 2008

Brad DeLong | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Brad DeLong

I don't want to hire as my vice president and federal budget czar somebody who uses Congressional inside information to profit by switching his portfolio back and forth between Citigroup and Goldman five times a year: I want somebody with better ethics.

When Even Bigots Are 'Multicultural,' Yes, Corporate Board Diversity Matters

Preeti Vissa | Posted 10.13.2012 | Business
Preeti Vissa

I'm not saying that having a few more minorities on corporate boards will guarantee an end to tragedies like Oak Creek, but if we are to transcend the divisions that threaten to tear us apart, all our institutions must play a role -- even when the results aren't easily quantifiable.

Bank Of America Just Lost A $170 Million Customer

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.09.2012 | Business

Bank of America may have millions of customers, but the government of Brockton, Mass., is no longer one of them. Brockton is divesting its municipa...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Lawsuit Alleges Wells Fargo Fired Employee Because Of His Dying Daughter | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.08.2012 | Money

Wells Fargo allegedly fired an employee because his dying daughter needed expensive cancer treatment, according to a lawsuit filed in Palm Beach Count...

Woman's Fate Hangs In The Balance As She Fights Cancer And Eviction

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

Imagine being kicked out of your home while battling cancer. That's the scenario that Alicia Ramirez faced. After losing her husband to cancer and ...

Diversity in the 1%: Does It Make a Difference?

Peter Dreier | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Occupy Wall Street had it correct when it stated "that no true democracy is attainable when the process is determined by economic power." We must change the rules of the game, not just the gender and racial traits of the top players.

Catherine New

Credit Unions Can Thank WaMu For Kicking Off Bank Exodus | Catherine New | Posted 08.02.2012 | Money

Long before Occupy Wall Street protesters were doling out Big Bank Haterade, Main Street customers were steadily moving their money out of banks and i...

Disgraced Firm Has Long History With The Feds

Bloomberg View | Jonathan Weil | Posted 07.28.2012 | Business

Bloomberg View There's an old saying in journalism that there are no new stories, only new reporters. The revelation that U.S. Attorney General Eri...

Ex-Wells Fargo CEO: 'Investment Bankers Are Risky, Not Investment Banking'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.26.2012 | Business

Banks don't lose money. People lose money. That seems to be the feeling of Richard Kovacevich, the former chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo. "Why thi...

Catherine New

Wells Fargo Messed With The Wrong Guy | Catherine New | Posted 07.26.2012 | Money

Wells Fargo pissed off the wrong customer. Earlier this week, Richard X. 'Dick' Bove, a well-known banking analyst, blasted the bank in a research ...

Catherine New

Another Bank Of America Insult -- Fewer ATMs | Catherine New | Posted 08.09.2012 | Money

It's not your imagination. Bank of America really did get less convenient. The Charlotte, N.C.-based bank has hauled off more than 1,500 ATMs from ...

Ex-Bank Of America Exec Indicted Over Muni Bid-Rigging Scheme

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.23.2012 | Business

Hard times at BofA right now. But then, it's kind of always hard times for BofA, isn't it? The latest dust-up for Brian Moynihan's problem child invol...

The Surprising Reason Big Banks Are Getting More Complex

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 07.23.2012 | Business

On Wall Street, there's a benefit to developing into something big and complex. America's seven biggest banks now have more than 14,500 subsidiari...

Catherine New

What New Bank Disclosures Don't Tell You | Catherine New | Posted 07.23.2012 | Money

If you want to know how to close your bank account, you'll still have to wade through dozens of pages of the traditional account information form. Tha...

Wells Fargo Enters Into $175 Million Discrimination Settlement

Anna Cuevas | Posted 09.13.2012 | Business
Anna Cuevas

The United States Department of Justice has announced that Wells Fargo has entered into a $175 million settlement agreement as a result of allegations that it discriminated against black and Hispanic mortgage applicants.

What You Need To Know About The Wells Fargo Settlement

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2012 | Money

By Linda Stern WASHINGTON, July 12 (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co agreed to pay $175 million to resolve allegations by the U.S. Justic...

Bank Threatens Dying Cancer Patient With Foreclosure

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 07.10.2012 | Business

One bank is forcing a dying woman choose between medical bills and her home. North Carolina residents Kirk and Cindi Davis say their lender, Wells ...