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Why You Should Vote Republican

Gerry Myers | Posted 10.12.2014 | Politics
Gerry Myers

You should vote Republican if you think it is better for Congress to take a five-week vacation rather than tackle critical issues like immigration, the border crisis, jobs, crumbling bridges, and climate change.

Mark Gongloff

Bank Earnings Somehow Soar Despite Onerous Regulations

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.17.2013 | Business

It's a Festivus Miracle in July! Banks are somehow making gigatons of money despite onerous new regulations and capital requirements. Why, it's almost...

Obama Administration Faces Pressure On 'Too Big To Jail' Banks

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

Activists will deliver petitions to Department of Justice offices around the country on Tuesday, calling on President Barack Obama to crack down on bi...

Arbitraging Catastrophe: We're All in Danger -- And It Could Get a Lot Worse

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

It's a sign of our shadowy times that the latest regulatory "reform" bill hasn't been laughed out of Washington. Same goes for the latest bankers' complaint, this time about being asked to cover their own bets.

Even FDIC Approval Can't Get This Bank Worker His Job Back

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.11.2012 | Business

Trying to save a dime is costing one former Wells Fargo employee a lot. Robert Eggers, of Des Moines, Iowa, was fired from his job as a customer s...

Geithner Drawn Into Libor Scandal

The Washington Post | Jia Lynn Yang | Posted 07.12.2012 | Business

While president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Timothy F. Geithner pressed British regulators to reform the way a critical global benchmark ...

This Bank Is Doubling Its Monthly Checking Fee

Posted 03.20.2012 | Money

A checking account at Citizens Bank will now cost you double, as the bank joins the ranks of Wells Fargo and a slew of other financial institutions th...

FDIC Approves New Bank Regulations

AP | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The largest U.S. banks will be required to show regulators how they would break up and sell off their assets if they are in danger ...

Will The New Global Bank Rules Prevent Another Crisis?

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Global financial regulators have pushed through a series of long-awaited requirements that stipulate how much capital banks must hold to protect again...

Bury Our Banks in Style!

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Iris Mack

How can we bury the Too Small To Bailout banks in style? Here are a few suggestions.

THE INFLUENCE GAME: Banks shift bankruptcy tactics

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Big banks, scrambling to prevent the government from forcing them to rewrite mortgages for struggling homeowners, are using their l...