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From the gross mishandling of the $700 billion TARP bailout to the greed shown by the banks that instead of being punished for, continue to be rewarded instead.
It’s been a long few years, but after politicians did their song and dance, complete with holding a confirmation hostage and no shortage of bickering, Richard Cordray is confirmed as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief.
Pew Charitable Trust, known for its brutally factual reports, has just released its latest effort on the worst banks for transparency and what it discovers might be troubling to some.
So why are some members of Congress acting like spoiled brats? Worse, why are there those in some committees who refuse to even acknowledge the works by Cordray and CFPB?
Have your Bitcoin account yet? Here’s why it matters – and why you should probably consider having an account.
New trends are troublesome, including the triple digit foreclosure increases in several states. More than three dozen states are seeing some kind of rise in foreclosure.
Before the weekend is over, you might discover a financial windfall. Check your state treasurer’s website. Many use their funds for paying off credit cards, savings or weekend getaways.
Battle lines are drawn in new mortgage lending rules set forth by CFPB.
Does Hurricane Sandy represent a threat to the economy? What about central bank stimulus? Two reports tell the tale.
Many believe CFPB covers credit card complaints only. But it’s much more than that, including overseeing reverse mortgages.
As DNC rolls on, news breaks of staggering number of new food stamp applications. Is Obama to blame?
Citigroup’s Founder, Sanford Weill, says it’s time to split up investment banking, despite the fact he was the one who pushed it through years ago. He insists it’s no longer a viable option in a modern economy.