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Jamie Dimon

The Volcker Rule and Wall Street's Pliant Media Plant

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 04.16.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

There he goes again. Wall Street is fighting tooth and nail to emasculate the Dodd-Frank Bill, focusing its artillery on the Volcker Rule, namely those sections calling for the elimination of proprietary trading by banking institutions.

JPMorgan Chase CEO: I Was Safer In Lebanon Than With The Occupy Protesters

Posted 02.16.2012 | Business

For Jamie Dimon, the shelter of his Upper East Side mansion isn't enough to keep him safe from the Occupy protesters. Instead, the JPMorgan Chase CEO ...

Mark Gongloff

Wall Street Fears Volcker Rule Will Force Testosterone Monitoring

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.13.2012 | Business

It will hurt big banks and small banks, foreign banks and domestic banks, state and local governments, big corporations and the poor. It may well make...

Dear Jamie Dimon

Jess Coleman | Posted 04.02.2012 | Home
Jess Coleman

Mr. Dimon, you seem to think it's an attack to ask you to pay more taxes. But shouldn't you be required to pay more into a system that arbitrarily benefitted you more than others? Seems fair to me.

Marine Fights Freddie Mac to Save His Home

Peter Dreier | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

"I didn't do anything wrong. I'm doing this for my family and for the millions of other families in similar situations. We can't let the Wall Street banks and Freddie Mac get away with these kinds of practices."

Jennifer Bendery

Wall Street Executives Thrive Under Obama But Still Won't Support Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- They bristled when he called them "fat cats." They fought every step of the way, unsuccessfully, to prevent his financial reform bill fr...

Billionaires Who Care: The .001%

Monika Mitchell | Posted 03.31.2012 | Business
Monika Mitchell

2012 has ushered in a whole new era in international finance, as the upwardly gilded tell an angry world, "Don't hate me because I am filthy rich. It's not my fault!"

Big Bank CEO: Anti-Banking Sentiment 'A Form Of Discrimination'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.25.2012 | Business

Jamie Dimon, the head of JPMorgan Chase, would like to make it clear that he is not that kind of banker. "I've disagreed right from the beginning o...

PETA To JPMorgan Chase: Give Us O.J. Simpson's Foreclosed Home

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.20.2012 | Business

In a strange turn of events, an animal rights group is turning to the chief executive of a big bank for help. They want O.J. Simpson's house. Peop...

Thanks, Dad

Jess Coleman | Posted 03.17.2012 | Home
Jess Coleman

The rich are able to send their kids to the top private schools, pay for tutors to get them high SAT scores, and send them to the top private universities in the country.

Housing Bust Continues To Haunt Big Banks

AP | By PALLAVI GOGOI | Posted 01.14.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- The economy may be healing, but banks are suffering from a housing hangover. JPMorgan Chase spent $3.2 billion last year to fight lawsuit...

Cordray Dialing CEOs Of Major Banks To Win Support

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2012 | Business

* Top bankers among scores of introductory calls * Says protecting consumers and supporting honest businesses * Tells re...

Nobody Hates the Rich... But Everyone Hates the Bad

Edward Murray | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Edward Murray

It seems that those nestled snugly in the crack of our nation's ultra-wealthy are confused about why they seem to be unpopular in the media.

For a Sane Economy in 2012, How About a Little Shame?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The other day I was asked what one single thing could do the most to save our economy. What one idea or tool might help us create a more just society? My answer was "shame."

Vampire Squid Watch: Four Scary Economic Trends for 2012

Lynn Parramore | Posted 03.03.2012 | Business
Lynn Parramore

2012 will be a year of continued -- and escalating -- predation by financiers. Their influence over political, financial, and economic activity is likely to grow -- along with potential for harm.

How the "Smartest" Guys in the Room Screwed Up the World... and Why the 99% Movement Will K eep Challenging Them in 2012

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

They're considered the "Smartest Guys in the Room" (yeah, they're mostly guys). They're the financial "wizards" like Robert Rubin, Hank Paulson, Lloy...

Why Jamie Dimon Just Doesn't Get It

Robert Greenwald | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Jamie Dimon, the infamous CEO of JPMorgan Chase, is back to doing what he does best: defending the bankers of the 1% against the petulant 99%.

American CEOs Netted Huge Pay Raises Last Year

Posted 12.16.2011 | Business

While the incomes of so many Americans remain the same size or get smaller, corporate chiefs can't say they're suffering in quite the same way. Am...

Optimism for the Euro and Europe: The Win-Win Situation

Vivian Norris | Posted 02.11.2012 | Business
Vivian Norris

The United States, and in fact, the rest of the world, especially the fear-driven crisis-mongering media and markets, could learn a few things by slowing down, realizing it takes time to build healthy economies, especially such a new one as the European Union.

Mic Check! Mic Check! Jamie Dimon -- Can You Hear Me Now?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 02.07.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

On December 6, not even intermittent sprinkles and overcast skies could dampen the angry heat of several hundred marchers who had converged to protest the heartlessness of the banks and the financial system.

Jamie Dimon Blasts 'Rich Is Bad' Rhetoric

AP | Posted 02.06.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co., is railing against bashing the rich. Dimon was responding Wednesday to a question at a...

The Greatest Hoax in the History of Money: The Fed, The Banks, and All Those Lies

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.31.2012 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

You can believe in the free market, or you can believe in today's Wall Street. But you can't do both.

Chase Bank, Microsoft and What's Good for America

Ethan Casey | Posted 01.08.2012 | Business
Ethan Casey

Now, finally, we have one light-rail line that doesn't yet serve either the suburbs or my neighborhood. Is it too little, too late? The question is a microcosmic version of one that now looms over America as a whole.

The Voices of Occupy's March Against the Millionaires

Daniel Medina | Posted 12.28.2011 | New York
Daniel Medina

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New Website Allows People To Directly Email Wall Street Executives

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.28.2011 | Business

As protesters continue to camp out in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park and other locations around the world, some activists have found a new venue to occupy:...