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Tell Your Senators to Vote NO on Any Bill That Attempts to Undermine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Business  (tags: banks, regulations, petitions, CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau )

Freya
- 11 days ago - action.citizen.org
The CFPB has recovered millions for military families that were overcharged during the housing crisis. It has shed light on the unethical practices of private debt collectors. And it is even poised to address forced arbitration clauses.
Ban HSBC for Aiding Tax Evasion
Business  (tags: banks, HSBC, tax evasion, crime, injustice )

Freya
- 19 days ago - forcechange.com
In a recent leak, it was revealed that the international bank HSBC (Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation) has been allegedly advising its clients on how to hide money from their domestic governments in order to avoid paying taxes on it.
High Risk Investment That Brought Down The U.S. Economy Returns, With A New Name
Business  (tags: Banks, Financial Industry, Financial Regulation, Goldman Sachs, Wall Street, BTO's, Derivatives )

Judy
- 26 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Like other derivatives, these "BTOs" allow investors to place wagers on the outcome of various loans, bonds, and securities in which they are not directly invested.
Alternative Lenders Are Hot -- Especially Among Millennials
Business  (tags: alternative lenders, millennials, lenders, IPO. lending club, tech peer-to-peer lending, small business, finance, banks, loans )

Kathryn
- 70 days ago - money.cnn.com
Last week, based peer-to-peer lending service Lending Club (LC) went public with a splash: it raised $870 million, making it the largest U.S. tech IPO this year, according to PrivCo.
Paul Krugman Reveals Why Congress' Wall Street Giveaway Is a Catastrophe in the Making
Business  (tags: banks, financial reform, securities, Wall Street )

Freya
- 79 days ago - alternet.org
The financial industry bought a Congress and is reaping great returns already.
Lloyds Bank Confirms 9,000 Job Losses and Branch Closures
Business  (tags: business, economy, finance, Banks, Jobs losses )

Ray
- 126 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Lloyds Banking Group has confirmed 9,000 job losses and the closure of 150 branches over the next three years.
4 Ways Greedy Capitalists Rig the System to Profit Off Our Misery
Business  (tags: capitalism, greed, poverty, water, resources, housing, foreclosure, savings, banks, injustice, prisons, incarceration )

Freya
- 178 days ago - alternet.org
The profit motive fogs the thinking of free-market advocates. The Economist gushes, "Take a bow, capitalism...the biggest poverty-reduction measure of all is liberalising markets to let poor people get richer."
Hackers Have Managed to Break Into 7 of the Top 15 Banks. Here's What You Need to Know
Business  (tags: world, corporate, banks, banking, hacking, hackers, money )

Darren
- 187 days ago - money.cnn.com
Hackers have managed to break into 7 of the top 15 banks. Here's what you need to know.
Geneva Banks Break 200-Year Silence to Unveil Earnings
Business  (tags: geneva, switzerland, earnings, banks, secrecy, business, economy, finance, humans, investing, investors, money, society, world )

Lone
- 191 days ago - bloomberg.com
Switzerland's two largest closely held banks are poised to publish their earnings after two centuries of secrecy.
Our Economy Wants You to Be In Debt--5 Things You Can Do to Take Charge
Business  (tags: debt, spending, economy, greed, money, values, bartering, borrowing, banks, loans )

Freya
- 191 days ago - yesmagazine.org
We pored through a debt-resistance manual created by former Occupiers to bring you these practical tips.
Tell Congress: Protect Americans, Not Big Banks
Business  (tags: banks, regulation, petitions )

Freya
- 212 days ago - signforgood.com
For half a century, the Glass-Steagall Act maintained a stable banking system and a thriving middle class in the United States. But in 1999, Congress repealed it, handing a free ticket to big banks using our money for their risky investments.
Stop the Wall Street Schmooze!
Business  (tags: lobbying, petitions, economy, banks, Wall Street, economics )

Freya
- 253 days ago - secure.consumersunion.org
The big banks and financial services industry are at it again, trying to undermine reforms we passed to prevent another economic meltdown. They're pushing a package of bills that will tie up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in so much red tape
Stark Infographic of Too-Big-to-Fail Banks Represents 1% Consolidation in America
Business  (tags: banks, mergers, 1%, greed )

Freya
- 277 days ago - dailykos.com
The four banks listed in the infographic below - CitiGroup, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo - have received nearly $93 billion in taxpayer funds ($92,849,517,353 to be exact) since the bailouts began in 2008.
Wall Street Greed: Not Too Big for a California Jury
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, banks, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, foreclosures, investments, investors, labor, law, lies, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 314 days ago - truth-out.org
Sixteen of the world's largest banks have been caught colluding to rig global interest rates. Why are we doing business with a corrupt global banking cartel?
Barclays Awards Top Executives Almost £32m in Shares
Business  (tags: Business, Banks, Barclays, UK )

Ray
- 351 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Barclays has awarded shares worth almost £32m to its top executives. The total rewards, which include elements of salary and long-term incentives,
 

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