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So Fannie and Freddie Weren't the Problem...

Harlan Green | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

We are learning just how much mortgage fraud was committed by 18 national and international banks and other financial entities that the Federal Housin...

16 Major Banks Slammed With Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation sued 16 of the world's largest banks on Friday, accusing them of collusively suppressin...

International Corporate Volunteering: Profitable for Multinational Corporations

Alice Korngold | Posted 03.07.2014 | Business
Alice Korngold

People from multinational corporations head off and volunteer for weeks or months in another country, leaving their work behind for others to do. Building a better world is good for business.

Wanna Shrink The Deficit? Go Arrest These Guys

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Billions of dollars in U.S. taxes are going unpaid because Americans are exploiting Swiss bank accounts, and the U.S. government h...

Coal India Abandons Share Offer Amongst Growing Investor Skepticism

Justin Guay | Posted 04.14.2014 | Business
Justin Guay

Co-authored by Ashish Fernandes, Greenpeace Three years can be an eternity for a coal company. In October 2010, Coal India, then the world's larges...

Big Banks May Have Bribed Libyan Officials

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business

Feb 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating banks, private equity firms and hedge funds that may have violated anti-bribery la...

Kathryn Sollmann: Be A One-Minute Mentor

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 03.16.2014 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

Busy people are focused on their own busy schedules, not the all-encompassing career and life change foremost on a friend or family member's mind. But mentoring does not have to be hand-holding or micro-managing.

How Stolen Data Exposed Tax Dodgers

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

By Edward Taylor, Matthias Inverardi and Mark Hosenball DUESSELDORF, Germany, Nov 21 (Reuters) - In the digital age, pen and paper are...

New Index Makes It Easy To Invest In LGBT-Friendly Companies

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.23.2013 | Gay Voices

Investors looking to put their money in companies that support LGBT employees now have a tool to do so. The financial services company Credit Suis...

CEO's Pay Rises In Face Of Strict New Rules

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2013 | Business

* Pay for Brady Dougan up one third to 7.77 mln Sfr * Robert Shafir is top earner with 10.59 mln Sfr * Chairman Rohner s...

Eleazar David Melendez

Banks Could Owe HOW MUCH For Housing Boom Fraud? | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business

A verdict delivered earlier this month by a prominent federal judge heightens the prospect that the nation’s largest financial institutions will be ...

Credit Suisse Faces Government Probe

Reuters | Posted 02.22.2013 | Business

By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Attorney's Office in New Jersey is investigating Credit Suisse AG over mortgage-backed securities p...

Shut Down the Merchants of Death -- A Divestment Strategy to Stop Gun Violence

Peter Dreier | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Around the country, Americans are not only lobbying their Congressmembers to support legislation to reduce gun violence, they are also voting with their dollars -- through pension funds, government purchasing policies, and university endowments.

Ex-Trader Sent To U.S. To Face Mortgage Fraud Charges

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2013 | Business

LONDON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - A British court on Monday approved the extradition of a former Credit Suisse trader to the United States, where he is wan...

Big Bank's New Bonus Scheme Ties Workers To Risky Assets

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2013 | Business

* Investment bankers only ones to get asset bonuses this year * Full details to be announced internally later in January ...

Brokers Eat Their Own

Dan Solin | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business
Dan Solin

It would be difficult to find an industry as ethically bankrupt as those involved in "managing" your investments. The harm these "advisers" have done to the retirement aspirations of hardworking Americans is incalculable.

Ben Hallman

Subprime Bankers Have Much To Be Thankful For | Ben Hallman | Posted 11.21.2012 | Business

Even in the movie version of the financial crisis, the giant mortgage company accused by the U.S. government of rampant fraud and abuse wouldn't be so...

The Super-Rich Are Panicking Over The Fiscal Cliff

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.20.2012 | Business

Now Arriving By Email: If you'd like this newsletter delivered daily to your email inbox, then please just feed your email address to the thin box ove...

$400 Million Deal

Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business

JPMorgan Chase and Credit Suisse will together pay $417 million to settle charges they misled investors about the quality of residential mortgage-back...

Swiss Hoping To Reach Deal Over Tax Probes

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2012 | Business

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland hopes to restart talks with the U.S. over a long-simmering tax dispute following the re-election of president Obama, it...

Former Banker Admits He Helped Rich Americans Hide Money

Reuters | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business

Nov 6 (Reuters) - A former banker at giant Swiss financial institutions UBS AG and Credit Suisse Group AG pleaded guilty on Tuesday to helping weal...

MORE Banks Subpoenaed Over Libor

Wall Street Journal | Reed Albergotti and Jean Eaglesham | Posted 10.26.2012 | Business

Nine more banks have received subpoenas in connection with a probe into alleged widespread interest-rate manipulation by banks, a person familiar with...

Bring Out The Axe

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2012 | Business

(Repeats to additional subscribers. No change to text) * Q3 net profit 254 mln Sfr vs avg poll forecast 370 mln * Profit...

Joe the Plumber, We Miss You!

Sam Pizzigati | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Sam Pizzigati

Joe the Plumber and other fans of great fortune don't have much problem with this huge accumulation of wealth at America's economic summit. What about the rest of us? Should we be concerned?

Bank Faces Major Investigation Over Risky Mortgages

Reuters | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business

* Bank investigated over risky mortgages it sold to investors * Justice Dept, NY AG probing actions - sources * U.S. au...