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FRONTLINE INVESTIGATES THE ROOTS OF THE FINANCIAL CRISIS FRONTLINE Presents The Warning Tuesday, October 20, 2009 , at 9 P.M. ET on PBS In the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 272 comments on Mon Oct 19, 2009 at 07:13 PM PDT with 418 Recommends
Just a few days plus a year after approximately 100 supporters of the former Occupy Wall Street (“OWS”) working group, the now-autonomous Occupy the SEC (“OSEC”), peacefully [http://www....
by bobswern
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 01:06 AM PST with 237 Recommends
Once again, Matt Taibbi out does himself in his latest article at Rolling Stone , posted just a few hours ago at the magazine’s website: “’[http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/gangster-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 145 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 10:46 AM PST with 225 Recommends
I don't pretend to understand much of what follows but it's clear that Bank of America is preparing to screw us taxpayers and the "watchdogs" who are supposed to stop this stuff are promoting it. ...
by Old Redneck
Comment Count 123 comments on Sun Oct 23, 2011 at 04:12 AM PDT with 89 Recommends
Are we in an economic crisis? Oh, you bet. But there is another failure on the immediate horizon that most of you probably don't know about. The OCC.
by polecat
Comment Count 171 comments on Thu Oct 09, 2008 at 09:50 PM PDT with 74 Recommends
While New York Governor Eliot Spitzer was paying an 'escort' $4,300 in a hotel room in Washington, just down the road, George Bush’s new Federal Reserve Board Chairman, Ben Bernanke, was ...
by Sotally Tober
Comment Count 40 comments on Mon Oct 13, 2008 at 02:01 PM PDT with 57 Recommends
Cross posted at our new beta site Voices on the Square. That’s right, and it was clear to everyone who opposed the pick of Tim Geithner from the start. In his testimony yesterday on the NY Fed’...
by priceman
Comment Count 81 comments on Thu Jul 26, 2012 at 07:45 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
I work as a financial consultant for small business. I had an interesting meeting today with one business's bankers. The bank was going to start foreclosure on a real estate mortgage loan. There ...
by RudeDog
Comment Count 41 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2009 at 03:33 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Predatory lending was the fuel the fed the fire of the meltdown. The ability to securitize and pass along predatory loans to buyers who were insulated from responsibility for issuing the predatory ...
by trillian
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2008 at 06:02 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
As many of you know, Henry Paulson was on 60 minutes last night and stated that he did not see this coming. Well, I do know of one person that saw this coming, Eliot Spitzer. On the 14th of February ...
by franziskaner
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Sep 29, 2008 at 07:11 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
This alert came to me via grassroots4obama@yahoogroups.com ("Yes We Can, Si Se Puede"), immediately I went to Daily Kos and searched under the name Eliot Spitzer only, I figured that if this story ...
by Tranny
Comment Count 72 comments on Sun Mar 23, 2008 at 03:01 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
On my Diary Why Eliot Spitzer was taken out - The true story? 03/23/08, I pose as a question that there may be another narrative on why he was possible targeted for other motives rather than the ...
by Tranny
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Mar 24, 2008 at 03:21 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
The SEC's definition of "Alt-A" may have problems passing a reality check.
by Been There 1963
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Dec 27, 2011 at 11:18 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Warren Buffet gave a prophetic pronouncement back in 2003 about the Derivatives market, seeing the exponential dangers of this "paper-thin" type of investment. Buffet did not mince words. He ...
by jamess
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Apr 25, 2010 at 09:02 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Two well-known acts of the Democratic-majority Congress of 2009-2010 have begun to pay off – literally – for Americans. One is the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Aug 26, 2012 at 08:11 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
The ghosts of the Enron Corporation are haunting us still, and they are a lot scarier than any horror movie ghosts because unlike the Hollywood variety, these ghosts still have enough substance to ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 03, 2013 at 01:59 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
No one is more disappointed than I that Obama hasn't done more to redress the hundreds of thousands, if not more, people who've been taken for a ride by the banksters in the real estate heist. But ...
by xyz
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jul 05, 2011 at 06:52 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
As another $350 billion floods out of the Treasury, the American News Project looks at one small bailed-out bank. Eagle Bank, a community bank headquartered in Maryland, received many millions of ...
by Danielle Ivory
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2009 at 09:14 AM PST with 6 Recommends
In a display of false even-handedness, a new Factcheck.org article, "Out of Context on Health Care," falsely ...
by Asp
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2008 at 07:22 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger Next week, the debate over financial reform will begin in earnest when Congress returns from its Easter break. Both political parties are gearing ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Apr 06, 2010 at 08:56 AM PDT with 3 Recommends