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This Exposé is Going to Shake Wall Street to its Foundations

As you might expect, I receive lots of fan emails.  Many read like this one:

Dear Rotting Doofus,
What the hell do you actually do… 759 more words

Humor

Memo Shows Evidence of Illegal Foreclosure Practices At OneWest Bank While Steven Mnuchin was CEO

Memo Shows Evidence of Illegal Foreclosure Practices At OneWest Bank While Steven Mnuchin was CEO

CA ATTORNEY GENERAL STAFF CITED EVIDENCE SUGGESTING “WIDESPREAD MISCONDUCT” –COMMUNITY GROUPS CALL FOR SENATE INVESTIGATION PRIOR TO CONFIRMATION HEARING… 971 more words

Unfinished business: Banking in the shadows

Paul Volcker gets it. Will anyone listen?

Here’s what he wants Americans to know:

The main danger in the financial markets is not banks getting too big. 512 more words

Finding A Fix

Too Big To Fail (2011)

Too Big To Fail is a dramatisation of the 2008 banking crisis that attempts to explain the situation in terms the layman can understand.

In this it is successful, thanks to smart scripting and an excellent cast and any right-minded person cannot help but be infuriated as to how it all arose; the story is essentially that of a group of entitled, rich men in suits who gambled away the entire economy for the sake of their own quick and easy profit, enabled by a complicit establishment who were either too weak or self-serving to say no to them. 105 more words

Film

Too Big To Fail: A Call for States’ Rights

In the wake of the 2008 crisis came the realization that our financial system is teetering on the brink, at the mercy of banks that are… 629 more words

Trump Could Hold Key to Fermi’s UFO Paradox

Forget illegal aliens. The Trump ascent could explain why we’re not overrun by extraterrestrials.

In two months Donald Trump will gain the ability to singlehandedly destroy the human race. 261 more words

Too Big To Fail

Too Big to Fool: Moral Hazard, Bailouts, and Corporate Responsibility

There is an increasing worldwide focus on trying to end the problem of “too big to fail” (“TBTF”). Regulators are concerned that systemically important financial firms might engage in excessive risk-taking because they would profit from a success and be bailed out by the government in case of a failure. 1,453 more words

Finance & Economics