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Washington Mutual Collapse

Ex-Banker Writes 'Cautionary Tale' Based On The Hobbit

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2012 | Business

By Lou Carlozo CHICAGO, April 20 (Reuters) - Since T.S. Eliot's brief career at Lloyds Bank of London, the connections...

Catherine New

In WaMu Settlement, An Easy Way Out For Former Executives

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 12.13.2011 | Business

In what essentially amounts to pocket change when compared to the billions that Washington Mutual made in risky loans, three former top executives of ...

WaMu Failure

nytimes.com | SEWELL CHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Regulators failed for years to properly supervise the giant savings and loan Washington Mutual, even as the company wobbled under the we...

WaMu becomes biggest bank to fail in US history

AP | MADLEN READ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — As the debate over a $700 billion bank bailout rages on in Washington, one of the nation's largest banks _ Washington Mutual Inc. _ h...

Eighty Percent Of Washington Mutual Chicago Branches Could Close: Report

Crain's Chicago Business | Ann R. Weiler, Alby Gallun and Lorene Yue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"J. P. Morgan Chase & Co. is likely to shut down all but 15% to 20% of Washington Mutual Inc.'s Chicago-area branches, according to the real estate br...

Chase Buys Washington Mutual: Fewer Chicago Branches?

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The shotgun acquisition of Washington Mutual by JPMorgan Chase & Co. to prevent the former's collapse could mean the consolidation of a number of bank...