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Jesus Drove Usurers From The Temple. We Allow 500-percent Interest Payday Loans. Where Are The Christians?

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

First, let's start with the good (if you can really call it that) news: A trail of money that began with triple-digit loans to troubled New Yo...

Why An Anti-Gay Organization Is Calling For A Boycott Of This Global Bank

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.18.2014 | Gay Voices

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is targeting JP Morgan Chase in its latest boycott, following reports of a survey distributed to internat...

Why Jamie Dimon Has a Better Prognosis Than Owners of Closely Held Businesses

David Carmell | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
David Carmell

Not having a written business succession plan is at the very least an underlying cause of business failure. The reality is that the business landscape is littered with leaders and owners who chose to imperil their legacy and family's security.

The Big W Is Not Just the Win, but Women

Elisa Gaudet | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women
Elisa Gaudet

The "big W," for me, is not just the Win, but Women winning, and after this week's performance at the historic US Women's Open, Michelle Wie. There se...

Kevin Short

How Big Banks Swipe Millions From Welfare Recipients

HuffingtonPost.com | Kevin Short | Posted 04.04.2014 | Business

Dominique Hudson is fed up with giving Wells Fargo her bus money. Each month, the 18-year-old from Oakland, Calif., pays the bank about $12 in ATM ...

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

Harlan Green | Posted 05.21.2014 | 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...

Corporations, Once Happy Buyers of Art, Are Now Happy If They Can Get Rid of It

Daniel Grant | Posted 04.18.2014 | Arts
Daniel Grant

A much happier subject than this is the joy of collecting art. The newspapers are full of record sale prices for artworks at auction, and art fairs pr...

Jamie Dimon's Bird in the Hand

Mike Lux | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

When you break laws -- hugely significant laws -- over and over again, and those crimes result in harm to millions of people, there should be some justice applied. The fact that the justice has been so inadequate to the crime is a deep and fundamental failure.

Making a Choice: the Values of Elizabeth Warren vs. the Values of Jamie Dimon

Mike Lux | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

We want to send Jamie Dimon a message that while his board might love him, the rest of America is sick and tired of him and the other Too Big To Fail bankers who are ripping off the American people.

Meet the People Who Gave JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon an $8.5 Million Raise

Peter Dreier | Posted 03.28.2014 | Business
Peter Dreier

On Friday, the board of directors of JPMorgan Chase voted to give CEO Jamie Dimon a raise. Not just a cost-of-living increase, but almost a doubling of his compensation. In Dimon's case, this means his compensation jumped from $11.5 million to $20 million.

Los Angeles Considers Cutting Ties With JP Morgan

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles councilman proposed Wednesday that the nation's second-largest city consider ending tens of millions of dollars of ...

Now We Know: JPMorgan Chase Is Worse Than Enron

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 03.09.2014 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

It's true that Enron's energy market manipulations were horrible. Enron executives and employees deprived people of their life savings, drove up the price of a vital public utility, and concealed their crimes with all the wiliness of history's worst master conspirators. But JPMorgan Chase did everything Enron did -- and much, much more.

JPMorgan's Soaring Stock Price To Completely Erase $13 Billion Fine

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business

A record bank penalty is being erased in record time. JPMorgan Chase shareholders are well on their way to recouping all of the $13 billion fine th...

Why The Kardashians Are More Responsible Than JP Morgan's Leadership

Anne Stevenson | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics
Anne Stevenson

Apparently, the DOJ and the banking industry are not willing or able to enter into the types of pro-consumer agreements which might benefit the wealthy by requiring them to have a smaller share of a larger, more regulated stabile economy that grows at a healthier rate.

#AskJPM Blow Up Nothing to Laugh About

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

Regarding the #AskJPM blowup, one article began by asking the right question: "What were they thinking?" The answer is, they weren't thinking; they were all talking to themselves and like-minded executives.

The Most Disturbing Part Of The JPMorgan News Is That It's Not Shocking At All

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

JPMorgan Chase stands accused of essentially funneling funds to Wen Jiabao's only daughter to win business in China, bringing a federal probe. Yet the takeaway here merely reinforces a truth that has long been evident to those paying attention to the pungent interplay of money and power in China: Despite the prattling of global business leaders that their presence in China is a wholesome boon to justice and right, they have frequently enriched themselves by engaging in the very dirty doings they claim to disdain.

Time for Wall Street to Stop Blocking Mel Watt

Mike Lux | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

Wall Street doesn't want a new director of FHFA. They like things the way they are, and don't want a new sheriff in town. That is why Republicans are so willing to buck history and tradition, are so willing to stop the first African-American appointee to run FHFA to be confirmed.

More Bad News For JPMorgan

Reuters | Karen Freifeld | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

NEW YORK, Oct 22 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co is nearing an agreement worth close to $6 billion with a group of institutional investors to settl...

JPMorgan Chase's $13 Billion Fine Pales In Comparison To Profits From Crisis Deals

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business

If JPMorgan Chase is a scapegoat, it is an extremely well-paid scapegoat: The crisis-era mergers that are costing the bank a small fortune in fines pr...

$13 Billion and Counting

Mike Lux | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

Big bank executives are finally starting to sweat. Having gotten away for many years with relatively tiny, slap-on-the-wrist fines where they got exemption from any future legal action, a big $13 billion fine with no criminal side settlement is a different ballgame entirely.

NOW Are We Allowed Talk About Firing Jamie Dimon?

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.11.2013 | Business

If he hasn't lost it already, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon should probably lose his title as America's greatest banker. Maybe it's also finally time...

Shutdowns and the Real World

Mike Lux | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

The shutdown is the story of the moment. But there are also other real things going on in the real world that have huge consequences for, yes, real people -- and the media shouldn't ignore those other stories.

Is the President Selling Out Higher Education to Wall Street?

Les Leopold | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business
Les Leopold

The Obama Administration is transporting Wall Street logic into higher education by proposing to measure the value of a college by the earnings of its graduates. This conceptual coup may be the best news for Wall Street since the abolition of Glass-Steagall.

Obama and Holder's "Too Big to Jail" sticks it to Main Street

Don McNay | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business
Don McNay

I've been a fierce critic of Wall Street and especially the Wall Street bailouts. If you study my writing over the years, there is one bank that get...

Bank Bailouts & Financial Skulduggery: A Lesson from History

Adrian Teal | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business
Adrian Teal

As if one were needed, the news that JP Morgan Chase & Co. has been embroiled in yet another banking scandal is a reminder that the world of finance long ago hocked its cracked and dented moral compass to the pawnbroker.