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The Curse of the Wall Street Liberals

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

There are ways for Obama to shed the Wall Street liberal label. The problem, though, is that too many of Obama's advisors are just the kind of Wall Street liberals that deserve the title.

Where Are The Handcuffs? During S&L Crisis, Thousands Of Bankers Went To Jail

Financial Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

How many financiers do you think ended up in jail after America's Savings and Loans scandals? The answer can be found in a fascinating, old report fro...

The Banking Scandal: Repeating the Same Mistakes and Expecting Different Results

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Reese Schonfeld

The President and Congress have finally allowed us to allocate $700 billion to a policy, about whose success they are, at least reasonably, doubtful. They should enact new regulations.

Friday Talking Points [48] -- Throwing Out The Rulebook

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Back in Volume 36 of this Friday Talking Points column, I pointed out what seemed to me to be an obvious observation -- that the media was going a lot...

Mortgage Crisis Forces Big Cuts At Largest Savings And Loan In US

AP | JESSICA MINTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Washington Mutual Inc., the nation's largest savings and loan, said Monday problems in the mortgage and credit markets are forcing it to close offices...