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  • Triumphant Geithner omits cost of rescue success

    Triumphant Geithner omits cost of rescue success
    Tim Geithner's valuable career as a civil servant culminated in four high-powered years as Treasury secretary. His recent book about those experiences captures the traumas and tensions of the financial crisis. He rightly takes credit for what most...
  • Credit Suisse pleads guilty to helping Americans avoid income taxes

     Credit Suisse pleads guilty to helping Americans avoid income taxes
    Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse pleaded guilty to a criminal charge that it helped wealthy Americans dodge income taxes for decades, a plea federal officials said bolstered their efforts to show that no financial firm was too big to prosecute. The...
  • IRA transfers vs. IRA rollovers

    Unfortunately, when it comes to Internal Revenue Service publications, you can't always depend on what they say. In a recent ruling about individual retirement account (IRA) rollovers, a tax court judge commented, "Taxpayers rely on IRS guidance at...
  • U.S. Fed Hires Former Connecticut Insurance Chief To Oversee AIG, Prudential

    U.S. Fed Hires Former Connecticut Insurance Chief To Oversee AIG, Prudential
    Insurance companies large enough that their failure could disrupt the U.S. economy will face a familiar regulator as former Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas R. Sullivan starts a newly created position next week at the U.S. Federal Reserve....
  • Corporate wrongdoers must be prosecuted as a deterrent [Commentary]

    Corporate wrongdoers must be prosecuted as a deterrent [Commentary]
    General Motors has fired 15 employees after an internal investigation into the company's handling of defective ignition switches that led to at least 13 fatalities. But the only way to stop lawbreaking at GM or any other big corporation is to...
  • Robert B. Reich: Corporate wrongdoers must be prosecuted as a deterrent

    General Motors has fired 15 employees after an internal investigation into the company's handling of defective ignition switches that lead to at least 13 fatalities. But the only way to stop lawbreaking at GM or any other big corporation is to...
  • Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner defends bailout

    Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner defends bailout
    Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is convinced he saved the country from a depression and regular Americans from ending up in shantytowns and bread lines. And he's taking another shot at convincing you too. In his new book, "Stress Test," he...
  • Ukraine-Slovakia gas deal is first step out of dependence on Russia

    Ukraine-Slovakia gas deal is first step out of dependence on Russia
    Ukraine and Slovakia signed a natural-gas transport deal Monday in what European officials hailed as the first step toward reducing Ukraine's heavy dependence on Russian supplies that are now more costly and at risk of being cut off as hostilities...
  • Growing services allow online payments to family, friends

    Growing services allow online payments to family, friends
    A week after she signed up for a new online-payment service from TD Bank, Linda Asencio emailed money to a niece for her birthday. She used it again a few days later to pay money she owed her mother. "It was really simple," said Asencio, 40, manager...
  • Banks reap benefits from donating foreclosed homes

    Banks reap benefits from donating foreclosed homes
    In the historic Golden Dome field house in Garfield Park, bank executives and charity leaders gathered in August to trade hugs and self-congratulatory speeches. Nonprofit groups on the West Side were helping restore communities by renovating homes...
  • Holder says no bank 'too big to indict,' more financial cases coming

    Holder says no bank 'too big to indict,' more financial cases coming
    WASHINGTON -- Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said Friday that no bank is "too big to indict" and that the Justice Department has more cases coming involving "significant financial institutions" as it continues to investigate Wall Street misconduct. "I...