Sheila Bair

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Three of the people who investigated the mortgage meltdown said The Big Short got a lot right, but it also left out a lot. And former FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair said it made her "mad."
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In interviews with whistleblowers, many say that they didn't talk sooner because of their loyalty to the institutions they were a part of. Perhaps women, never being fully embraced by the institution, don't develop a deep loyalty, or perhaps only sip the Kool-Aid.
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Just last week, Citigroup disappointed analysts by announcing a mere 21% increase in fourth quarter earnings, which is below
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WASHINGTON -- Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair sharply criticized Congress for failing to approve economic stimulus measures
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"H.R. 992 alters a provision of Dodd-Frank that is opposed by a wide range of experts and regulators, including former Chair
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If this government finally wants to send a signal to Main Street that it is no longer in the embrace in the tentacles of Wall Street, there is one person who won her spurs in spirited confrontation with Wall Street's power brokers and can wear their enmity as a badge of honor.
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In government, corporate and nonprofit offices across the country are women who are smart, work hard and care about their profession but are regularly ignored because they are viewed as too mousy or too pouty or too inexperienced or too something.
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Bair, who has gone on record saying banks should be "downsized," argued in her recent book that the bailouts gave banks the
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We can expect that some of the folks Bair is criticizing will say that she hasn't had experience running a business. If so, what would they say in response to Craig Jelinek, who shares her concerns about growing wealth inequality in America?
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Tonight I talk with the former chair of the FDIC, Sheila Bair, about the economic crisis we're now facing and just how dire the $85 billion cuts will be for our country.
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If we can't trust banks to run a foreclosure review process with some amount of precision, how in the heck do we expect them to run the world's financial systems and not take us for a deep dive again?
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Selecting Jamie Dimon would be a gift to the powerful investment bank constituency plying their trade already in the all too comfortable niche of 'too big to fail.'
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Ann Mari May, a University of Nebraska economist, recently co-directed a study comparing male and female economists. "We
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Morning in America already feels too much like a hangover. The house is still a wreck, the family is dysfunctional and there are enormous bills to pay that are not about to go away.
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* Bair renews backing for ideas like ending $1 per share The ongoing debate comes four years after one of industry's best
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It is absurd to depict Wednesday night's rhetorical stew of superficial nitpicking by two candidates with a proven record of subservience to the Wall Street bandits responsible for wrecking our economy as a meaningful exercise in democratic governance.
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"He viewed these institutions as entities that needed to be taken care of," Bair said of Geithner, adding he thought the
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"At the Phoenix announcement, the president was masterful in announcing the program, though I cringed as he threw out what