Features related to banking reform

JPMorgan Loss
October 22, 2013 | Blog

Better late than never grumpy citizens can say, but someone still needs to go to jail. Continue reading

September 21, 2013 | Blog

A collection of interviews with politicians, policymakers, journalists and one ex-banker about the systemic flaws that led our economy to the brink of collapse. Continue reading

Wall Street
July 24, 2013 | Blog

While the House continues kowtowing, United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard praises a select few in the Senate are working to tame the banks. Continue reading

The Wells Fargo logo is displayed outside a home mortgage office in Springfield, Illinois. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
May 2, 2013 | Blog

Last week, Wells Fargo bankers traveled from San Francisco to Salt Lake City for their shareholders meeting, but activists weren’t deterred. Continue reading

Earns Wells Fargo
April 21, 2013 | Blog
Banks are moving their shareholder meetings to escape protesters, but the protesters are following. Last week it was U.S. Bank fleeing to Boise, this week it's Wells Fargo hiding in Salt Lake City.
US Bank branch in Omaha, Neb.
Updated April 13, 2013 | Blog

After facing protests in their home city of Minneapolis, U.S. Bank executives moved their shareholders meeting to Idaho — but the outrage followed. Continue reading

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March 22, 2013 | Q&A

Economist Simon Johnson says implementation of the act’s reforms is “painfully slow” and that our financial system remains at risk. Continue reading

Barack Obama, Richard Cordray
February 12, 2013 | BillBoard

Why are Senate Republicans doing everything they can to cripple the already-successful Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? Continue reading

December 18, 2012 | Blog

Washington influence peddling isn’t new, but that doesn’t mean the peddlers shouldn’t be called out. Continue reading

President Barack Obama speaks to members of the media during a Cabinet Meeting in Washington. July 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
December 14, 2012

Take a look at some lawmakers and lobbyists who’ve made the switch from Capitol Hill to K Street, and vice versa, in the recent past. Continue reading

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker speaks at New York University in New York. March 2009. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 7, 2012 | Blog
Missed deadlines and Congressional hearings put more speed bumps in the road to implementation for the Volcker Rule.
Protestors celebrating the one year anniversary of the Occupy Movement march down Market Street to the financial district in San Francisco. September 2012. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
November 15, 2012
Take a look at what Occupy Wall Street (and other Occupiers) has been up to since the NYPD forced them from Zuccotti Park one year ago.
Neil Barofsky, special inspector general for TARP, testifies before the Senate Finance Committee hearing to examine the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). July 2010. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 26, 2012
Barofsky describes some unscrupulous practices he found at the Home Affordable Modification Program, or HAMP, and his efforts to reform the program
Rajat Gupta leaves federal court in New York sentenced to 2 years in prison for insider trading. Left is Gupta's attorney, Gary Naftalis. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
October 25, 2012 | Blog
Former Goldman Sachs director Rajat K. Gupta was sentenced to two years in prison and fined $5 million for insider trading yesterday.
A sign at the Bank of America Center in San Francisco. July 2006 (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
October 25, 2012 | Blog
The U.S. Department of Justice brought a civil fraud lawsuit for more than $1 million against Bank of America on Wednesday.
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