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Money Rules

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.21.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Banks are corporations, which are legal entities established under rules written by people. Their existence should advance America and Americans. Not the other way around. Many in Congress need to be reminded of that.

Sonoma State's New Green Music Center Is Worth Weill

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 12.10.2012 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

Music lovers will want to head up -- double time -- to Sonoma State University for a sonorous sensation. That verdant venue is now home to one of the most remarkable performance spaces in the country, Weill Hall at the Green Music Center.

The Nicest Wall Street CEO Still Opposes Ending 'Too Big To Fail'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.21.2012 | Business

Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit -- a man of the people by Wall Street standards -- still opposes breaking up big banks like his and ending "too big to fai...

Ex-Wells Fargo CEO: 'Investment Bankers Are Risky, Not Investment Banking'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.26.2012 | Business

Banks don't lose money. People lose money. That seems to be the feeling of Richard Kovacevich, the former chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo. "Why thi...

The Man Who Invented 'Too Big to Fail' Banks Finally Recants. Will Obama or Romney Follow?

Robert Reich | Posted 09.24.2012 | Business
Robert Reich

Sandy Weill has finally seen the light. It's a bit late in the day, but, hey, he's already cashed in. You and I and millions of others in the United States and elsewhere around the world are still paying the price.

Too Big To Fail Banker Concedes That Banks Are Too Big To Fail

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 07.25.2012 | Business

In a stunning reversal, a former big bank CEO who crusaded for policies that helped create the so-called "too-big-to-fail" banks now says we need to b...

A Black Mark For Jamie Dimon

AP | PALLAVI GOGOI | Posted 07.12.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — The reputation that Jamie Dimon honed for decades on Wall Street has been severely damaged in a matter of days. In the 1980s and 199...

For He's a Jolly Good Scoundrel

Robert Scheer | Posted 06.19.2012 | Business
Robert Scheer

George Washington, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Albert Einstein must be rolling in their graves at the news that Sandy Weill, "philanthropist and retired Citigroup Chairman," has joined their ranks at the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

New Owner Of Sandy Weill's $88 Million Dollar Apartment

AP | Posted 02.17.2012 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — The family of a Russian billionaire has bought a New York City penthouse apartment for $88 million. The Wall Street Journal (http...

A Sour Note at Carnegie Hall Few Heard, Coming From Above

John Farr | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

The Carnegie Studios made it possible for artists to live as true bohemians: to enjoy the freedom of being deliciously different and quirky. I suppose it was simply too good to last.

Forty Billionaires Follow Buffett's Pledge To Donate Bulk Of Their Wealth To Charity

DailyFinance | CARRIE COOLIDGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Famed investor Warren Buffett today announced the names of 40 of America's wealthiest families and individuals who have signed on to the Giving Pledge...

Sandy Weill, Former Citi CEO, Has Trophy That Reads 'Glass-Steagall 'Shatterer'

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Don't confuse Sandy Weill for those Wall Street execs who fret over "optics." In a melancholy NYT profile of Sandy Weill over the weekend, the for...

Shahien Nasiripour

Former Citigroup CEO Says Banks Shouldn't Mix With Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A former CEO of Citigroup says there should be "some kind of separation" between commercial banking and investment activities, joining a growing list ...

Democrats and Republicans Made The Mortgage Crisis -- Quit The Blame Game

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

By Stephen C. Rose There are two key pieces of evidence in the maelstrom we are now calling a meltdown -- but which began with a mortgage crisis. The...

Citigroup Gets $12.5 Billion Infusion

AP | Madlen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Citigroup Inc. secured $12.5 billion in much-needed cash and slashed its dividend as a huge drop in the value of its mortgage holdings sent it to its ...

New Billionaires Ask: How Can We Help You?

New York Times | Landon Thomas, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The global wealth boom has created a new breed of billionaire in once-destitute countries like Turkey, India, Mexico and Russia. Propelled by their ri...

Citi Shares Fall in Wake Of Shake-Up, Write-Downs

Wall Street Journal | Robin Sidel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Charles Prince couldn't unite the pieces of Citigroup Inc.'s sprawling empire, and his successor will face many of the same challenges that have stymi...