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.
Banks are corporations, which are legal entities established under rules written by people. Their existence should advance America and Americans. Not the other way around. Many in Congress need to be reminded of that.
The Obama administration has a big opportunity to get on the right side of history and finally do something about the size, complexity and riskiness of our very largest banks.
Banks, after all, are nothing but corporations. Corporations are legal constructs that citizens have the right to rebuild to properly serve society. European countries began doing that last week.
"It's not to avoid paying taxes," he said of the Cayman Islands subsidiaries. "It's where our clients do business." This
While bankers and high-profile economists are largely to be blamed for the present crisis, our politicians contradicting their promises for better management of the economy seek financial advices from the same bankers who caused the crisis.
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
When you get a chance to watch It's a Wonderful Life this holiday season, remember that the Potters and their parasitic ilk, are still out there waiting for people to lose their faith in community so they can buy what's left of it.
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.