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Jamie Dimon

Merchants of Danger

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The ugly truth, here and in Japan, is this: Unless government regains the will and the ability to regulate private industry, more catastrophes are all but inevitable.

Enough Is Enough: Why I Closed My Chase Account

Patricia Malcolm | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patricia Malcolm

We sacrifice, sacrifice, and sacrifice some more for the banks, and we are told it's for the common good. Well, I think we've given up enough.

MadisonWorld: A Future Where Corporations Have Human Rights... and Humans Don't

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

This week we saw state troopers in Madison tearing peaceful protestors out of their own capitol after the state's Senate voted to deprive them of their Constitutional rights. Welcome to the United States 2.0.

Simon Johnson: New York Fed Making A Big Mistake?

The New York Times | Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

An uncomfortable dissonance is beginning to develop within the Federal Reserve. On the one hand, current and former senior officials now generally ag...

3M Chief Executive: 'Obama Is Robin Hood-Esque'

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The CEO of industrial giant 3M has blasted Obama as "anti-business," joining the ranks of executives who accused the White House of not understanding ...

Tim Geithner's Gamble

Project Syndicate | Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES -- In a recent interview, United States Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner laid out his view of the nature of world economic growth and the r...

"Open Letter"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Jamie Dimon President and CEO JPMorgan Chase Dear Mr. Dimon: I'm Jerry Zezima. The name probably doesn't mean much to you (it doesn't mean much to ...

It's All About The Money: Jamie Dimon's Big Pay Hike and the Home Foreclosures of Our Servicemen

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Enterprise reputation and its mandate to being responsible tillers of the business soil doesn't come into play in this day and age. Sadly more than ever before, it's all about the money.

JPMorgan CEO Gets $17 Million Pay Day

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase & Co. has granted Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon stock and options worth $17 million, just a month after one of Wall Str...

Bank Bashing

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Christopher Brauchli

Things like luxury hotels, helping Bernie Madoff cheat investors, cheating soldiers or accidentally throwing them out of their homes are probably contrary to what J.P. Morgan set out to do. Just ask Mr. Dimon.

Adam Smith and the Wall Street Bonuses

John Paul Rollert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Paul Rollert

In Smith's vision of capitalism, market failure and moral failure went hand-in-hand. Yet Smith realized that it was vanity, not prudence or restraint, that kept the wheels of capitalism turning.

JP Morgan Chase Rolls Out New Protections for Military Borrowers

Chris Birk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Birk

Lending giant JP Morgan Chase is working to increase protections for military borrowers after the company overcharged thousands of service members and...

JPMorgan CEO: Bank Won't Be 'Goaded Into Doing Something Dumb'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By Clare Baldwin) - JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said his bank will not be "goaded into doing something dumb" with it...

The Third Chamber: Why AIG's CEO and Jamie Dimon Don't Give a Damn What You Think

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The Chamber of Commerce doesn't represent "business." It represents a small number of massively influential businesses, most of whom are suffocating the startup and mid-sized companies that are the real engines of growth.

Banksters Back in the Black: JP Morgan Chase

Mary Bottari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mary Bottari

While the Wall Street economy is booming, the real economy is in a dead stall. Only 36,000 jobs were created in January 2011. A roundup of recent headlines shines a light on how big banks like JPMorgan Chase make their big bucks.

Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chief, Wants Some R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Reuters

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By Elinor Comlay and Matthew Goldstein): At last week's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the JPMorgan Chase chief executive o...

JPMorgan CEO: Enough Bashing 'Bankers, Bankers, Bankers'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DAVOS, Switzerland (By Lisa Jucca) - JP Morgan Chase's boss Jamie Dimon lashed out at persistent bank bashing nearly three years after the global cre...

Today's Visionary, Not Yesterday's Celebrity: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Words With Contemporary Images

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

A lot of people in the media are so afraid of offending anyone with controversial truths that they can't even tell the truth about the man whose holiday we're celebrating this weekend.

Municipal Debt Market Hits Worst Level Since The Financial Crisis

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As the financial struggles of cities and states become ever more worrisome to investors, the market in their debt has hit its lowest level since the f...

Wall Street Titans Jockey Over AIG Stock Sale

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By Ben Berkowitz) - Some of the top bankers in the United States flocked to a midtown Manhattan law firm on Thursday to make a pitch for man...

Jamie Dimon: Be Afraid of Municipal Bonds

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As cities across the nation face increasing budget strains, the vocal group of experts warning about municipal defaults has gained a powerful member: ...

New Year's Slideshow: Choose the Year's Most Absurd Comment From a "Financial Wizard"

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

"I know it's become part of the narrative that people knew what was going to happen at any minute. We never knew what was happening at any minute." That's Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein. Now he tells us.

Which of These Banks Was 2010's Most Shameless Corporate Outlaw?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

In any normal period of history our major banks would be considered corrupt institutions, and their leaders would be ashamed to show their faces among respectable people. But these aren't normal times, are they?

Polishing the Dimon

Yvette Kantrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Yvette Kantrow

The media has always loved Jamie Dimon, but these days, of course, loving a banker is no easy task.

The Emo Executive: A Self-Help Plan for Jamie Dimon

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

I don't hate Dimon, but his bank continues to harm millions of Americans, and his political activism is helping an entire industry pilfer and endanger the economy. Fortunately, we have a six-step program designed to heal Dimon's Inner Banker.