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Shilling: Big Banks Shift to Lower Gear | The Big Picture

Gary Shilling describes how US regulators are getting tough with big banks:


Like unscrambling an egg, it’s hard to envision how big banks with many, many activities could be split up.

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गुड बाय बेन !

जगामध्ये अशी फारच थोडी मानस आहेत की ज्यांच्या स्वाक्षारित एकाद्या कागदाच चलनात रुपांतर करण्याची ताकद आहे. ही जी ताकद – जी किंमत त्यांच्या स्वाक्षारित आहे ती कोणाही राष्ट्राध्यक्षाच्या वा राजाच्या स्वाक्षारित नाही. 37 more words

Citigroup: The Original Gangsta | truthdig

Barack Obama’s Justice Department on Monday announced that Citigroup would pay $7 billion in fines, a move that will avoid a humiliating trial dealing with the seamy financial products the bank had marketed to an unsuspecting public, causing vast damage to the economy. 43 more words

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Yellen testimony shows too-big-to-fail is still a very big problem

Elizabeth Warren has always been a fierce critic of big banks. But the Massachusetts Senator brought her calls for action against the largest financial institutions to a new level on Tuesday, when she argued in a Senate hearing featuring Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that the central bank should use authority already granted it by Dodd-Frank legislation to force big banks to slim down. 529 more words


All Upside, No Downside, No Conscience

Check out these three financial portfolio performance graphs from Mr. Nassim Taleb:

A fragile portfolio is one which is prone to getting decimated by a rare, unpredictable, event (a.k.a. 313 more words


Don’t let corrupt businesses taint us all

The USA Today Editorial Board wrote an article yesterday – “Businesses Behaving Badly” – blaming business for the spread of anti-corporate views in the U.S. 399 more words

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Pres: We Need More Banking Reform

In a recent interview, President Obama suggested that what the country needs is more banking reform. Speaking on MarketPlace Radio last Wednesday, the President was asked whether Dodd-Frank had worked since mega banks are as big as ever? 703 more words