wall street banks
We probably already know how the Republican and Democratic candidates will answer these questions, but it is always good to get their views on the record and let the public see where they stand. This is particularly important because, according the public opinion polls, Americans overwhelmingly support affirmative answers to these questions.
"It will not work," Warren said in a statement emailed to The Huffington Post. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has a blunt
It is widely understood that the more GOP candidates for president adopt the priorities of the base of their party -- particularly hard-core opposition to immigration reform -- the more difficult it is for them to win general elections.
The problem is that Wall Street's biggest banks don't want to have to go into bankruptcy if they fail. They want U.S. taxpayers to bail them out like what happened in 2008-2009. They want to keep their jobs, bonuses and reckless gambling.
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Five years after the failure of Lehman Brothers, the mega banks have rebounded, community banks that serve vulnerable niches of American consumers, and which played no role in causing the Financial Crisis, are failing, and non-traditional lenders are expanding.
For everyday Americans to once again be able to look forward to giving more opportunities to their children than they themselves experienced in life, America must rein in its own kleptocrats on Wall Street and end the descent into economic inequality that threatens our future.
"It's not to avoid paying taxes," he said of the Cayman Islands subsidiaries. "It's where our clients do business." This
Considering the oft-politicized nature of this topic, it's noteworthy that not only was this a majority Republican sample, but more than seven in 10 Republican owners believe we need tougher rules for holding Wall Street accountable. Entrepreneurs aren't politically minded, they're business minded.
"If the banks have come to the determination that the worst that is going to happen is this civil case, then there is less
It is a grotesque symbol of how the Wall Street banks control our government. Mr. Dimon, sir, out of respect to our waning confidence in government institutions, your resignation from the Fed Board is well past due.
What's more, as Taibbi points out, Republicans in Congress are also trying to kill even that assessment process, leaving
"Most financial crises are caused by a mix of stupidity and greed and recklessness and risk-taking and hope," said Geithner
Theft at the workplace is hardly uncommon, however. According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 75 percent of employees steal
For years, faith, community and civil rights organizations have pushed BofA to stop mass foreclosures and help get the U.S. housing market working. Instead the bank has consistently chosen PR over substance.