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Despite What His Campaign Says, Donald Trump Supported The Bank Bailout
It's a small matter. But it gets at a bigger point.
When Interest Rates Become Negative
K.C. Ma, Ph.D., CFA
Director, Roland George Investments Program at Stetson University
As early as the 1970s, the Swiss government adopted a negative interest rate regime. More recently, others have followed
The Wall Street Bailout Didn't End In 2008
A new book examines the foreclosure fraud crisis.
Dick Fuld, Disgraced Former CEO Of Lehman Brothers, Makes Bizarre Comeback
Fuld's comments were initially carried live on the financial news network CNBC, but the feed was pulled by conference organizers
The 2016 Republican Field Has A Complicated History With The Bank Bailout
Cruz's office, for example, could not find a past comments from him on the TARP. His aides were surprised by the absence
U.S. Ends Automaker Bailout
By Reuters, Reuters
Treasury's sale of the shares leaves taxpayer investments in the financial industry at less than $1 billion, spread out among
Bizarre Trial Accuses Government Of Illegally Bailing Out AIG
An AIG bankruptcy would have been catastrophic for the financial system, possibly taking down many companies with it. Whenever
Contrary to "Progressive Belief," Obama Has Not Departed From his Campaign Rhetoric
The failure to comprehend what Obama actually campaigned on is now leading to righteous anger by Progressives. However, the facts show that Obama's presidency is no great departure from the way in which he presented himself while campaigning for the Presidency.
Bailout Economics: Predators Still Fattening on Prey
President, Tavakoli Structured Finance
Since the financial meltdown, the people who created the crisis have taken advantage of it and achieved "big things" -- especially big profits and bonuses.
Larry Summers Just Contradicted Tim Geithner On Obama's Foreclosure Mess
"We will implement smart, aggressive policies to reduce the number of preventable foreclosures by helping to reduce mortgage
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Oh, Now Darrell Issa's Angry About Bonuses, But ...
It's hard to defend the IRS on this one, but Issa's critique doesn't seem quite right. Click on the video above to find out
'Too Big To Fail' Is Still Alive And Well
By Reuters, Reuters
"I wouldn't say exactly that (Ukraine was) too important to fail, but it's a very important geopolitical situation and that
Key Republican Rips Income Inequality, Calls For New Stimulus
Bair also took a swipe at the problem of income inequality, arguing that the Federal Reserve is exacerbating the situation
Taxpayer Dollars Paid A Third Of Richest Corporate CEOs
More than one-third of the nation's highest-paid CEOs from the past two decades led companies that were subsidized by American taxpayers, according to a report released Wednesday by the Institute for Policy Studies, a liberal think tank.
Taxpayer Dollars Paid A Third Of Richest Corporate CEOs: Report
The 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform bill required all corporations to disclose more information about executive pay, and
Elected Legislators Continue To Occasionally Assist Bank Lobbyists In Drafting Legislation
Ever since the taxpayer bailout allowed Wall Street banks to procure an army of shiny new lobbyists, it's been generally
Wall Street Bills Clear Hurdle With Democrats Backing Deregulation
The FDIC guarantees certain deposits at banks, ensuring that ordinary citizens do not lose their savings if their bank fails
Dem Senator: Obama Is 'Wrong' On Big Banks
Brooksley Born Said A Bunch Of Stuff That Actually Made A Lot Of Sense About Banking Regulation
So that's two people who were in Washington yesterday, saying things that were not, objectively speaking, a hot sack of horse
Bernie Sanders Targets 'Too Big To Jail' Banks In New Legislation
“We have a situation now where Wall Street banks are not only too big to fail, they are too big to jail,” Sanders said. “That
What Would Jesus Do? Jail the Bankers!
C. Robert Gibson
Independent journalist published in Guardian, the Washington P...
As Elizabeth Warren showed the world, the government officials trusted with the job of arresting bankers and bringing them to trial haven't done it and won't do it. So if you ask yourself, "What Would Jesus Do?", the answer is clear.
Cyprus Has the Global Money Elite's Fingerprints All Over It
Richard (RJ) Eskow
Host of 'The Zero Hour'; Writer; Senior Advisor, Social Securi...
The debacle in Cyprus is far from over, but it's already taught us some very important lessons. We've seen, for example, that the world's financial leaders insist on clinging to the principles of austerity economics even after they've failed over and over again.
Credit Suisse CEO's Pay Rises In Face Of Strict New Swiss Rules
By Reuters, Reuters
* UBS's CEO Ermotti earned 8.87 mln Sfr in 2012 Brady Dougan, leading a drive to reduce risky assets, improve capital levels
Wall Street Deregulation Advances As Top Democrat Warns That Vote Could 'Haunt' Congress
"Congressman McHenry has always been a strong proponent of cost-benefit analysis, and in fact, the SEC finally agreed to
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