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Bad Banks

A Mortgage Horror Story

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.18.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Temporary relief for a temporary situation; isn't that precisely what the loan modification is suppose to address?

Lehman Brothers Dies While Getting Away With Murder: Regulatory Capture

Reggie Middleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Reggie Middleton

Let's get something straight right off the bat. We all know there is a certain level of fraud sleight of hand in the financial industry. I have calle...

Will 'Trickle Down' Banking Work Better than 'Trickle Down' Economics: Thoughts from a Non-Wall Street CEO

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Abrams

Instead of providing government money and guarantees to hedge funds that will supposedly price toxic assets, put the money to good use on main street through regional banks.

Son of TARP: Don't Do "Bad Bank," Do Only "Good Bank"

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Abrams

There are many good banks, most of them regional or local, that did not get snookered by the financial chicanery upon which the 'Goldilocks' economy was apparently based.