Big banks

The Other 98% Urges Wall Street To Donate Bonuses To Financial Crisis Victims
The Other 98% Urges Wall Street Execs to Donate $91 Billion in Bonuses to Victims of Financial Crisis. Read more...
The 1% Are Still Stealing Our Homes
Hedge funds and private equity firms have quietly bought 200,000 cheap, mostly foreclosed houses in cities hardest hit by the economic meltdown. Read more...
Geithner Joins Private Equity Firm. Shocker, Right?
Geithner, who played a central role in the government’s response to the financial crisis of 2008-2009, is joining private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC. Read more...
A Nightmare On Wall Street
Tired of horror movies that don't talk about the things we're really scared about? Read more...
GOP Congressman: White Collar Crime On Wall Street Doesn't Exist
I absolutely love it when Republicans come up with solid reasons to vote them out of office as soon as possible all on their own, and having it on video...priceless. Read more...

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JPMorgan Faces Criminal Probe Over Mortgage Securities
JP Morgan Chase revealed in a regulatory filing Wednesday that the bank faces civil and criminal investigations over its dealing of shoddy mortgage securities that led to the 2008 financial crisis. Read more...
The Big Banks Are Still Trying To Screw Hard-Working Americans
This 30-second spot focuses on the credit union mission, how credit unions are rooted in their communities and why credit unions are tax-exempt -- and must stay that way. Read more...
Morning Open Thread
This scene is from one of my favorite movies, "It's A Wonderful Life." George Bailey is attempting to save his family-owned building and loan, as he stands up to the villain, Mr. Potter, whose character is the epitome of today's Wall Street Big Banks. Read more...
With solid earnings of $6.5 billion in the second quarter, the Big Bank seems to be rebounding after a year of negative press related to the $6.2 billion loss by the “London Whale.” Read more...
The U.S. Department of Justice appears to have neither conducted nor received any analyses that would show whether criminal charges against large financial institutions would harm the economy. Read more...