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  • U.S. banks partly nationalized

     
    by Frank James It took the Bush Administration longer than many experts believe it should have taken to get there, but today's big news is that the administration has finally arrived at the point many economists weeks ago urged it......
  • GOP on Emanuel: This is change? (Updated)

     
    Rahm Emanuel, left, takes the job as WH chief of staff and -- after a one day lapse -- the Republican National Committee is back on the attack: "OBAMA'S BROKEN PROMISE: After Promising Change, Obama Selects Hyper-Partisan Wedded To......
  • Citibank rescue: Bailing out sports sponsorships?

     
    The evolution of our Brave New World of economic collapse and government-insured market capitalism is accompanied by poignant symbols that overlay new realities with old habits: AIG pays for a ritzy resort visit after getting billions, GM execs fly......
  • Yankees have money to burn on smiley new pitcher

     
    The Yankees' acquisition of A.J. Burnett inspired the back-page headline "Money to Burn" in both Newsday and the Daily News Saturday, one that works well on two levels. But Newsday editor/pop culture maven Dave Whitehorn said he was mightily tempted......
  • Used Exotics Going For Honda Accord Money

     
    As brokers and bankers fall from the credit tightrope, they???ll have to downsize the excesses in their lives. Does this mean they???ll ditch their vain lifestyles to boot? If we???re talking about luxury cars, the answer is no. A new......
  • Schumer: The Sen. from the Great State of CYA

     
    It's kind of like reading a novel about a schizophrenic Senator who can't resist doing favors for donors, but feels bad about it after he lets them wreck the nation's economy. For some light weekend reading, you might want......
  • Bank of America reportedly to sponsor new Bronx yard

     
    Bank of America reportedly set to pay many millions of dollars to NOT have the new Yankee Stadium named for itself.......
  • Cuomo: Probing Thain, Merrill

     
    AG Cuomo announces an investigation of bonuses approved at Merrill Lynch in December, just before its merger with Bank of America. That puts ML exec John Thain, he of the million-dollar office renovation, the current poster boy for Wall......
  • Bank lending drops. So what's Plan B?

     
    by Frank James Evidence is mounting that the federal government has been pushing on a string when it comes to trying to free up lending by throwing money at the nation's largest banks. The Wall Street Journal reports that bank......
  • Banks cutting air-fleet, Vegas junket

     
    by Mark Silva Two eye-catchers: Bank of America is selling "some of its corporate aircraft'' - scaling back the institution's fleet of nine - including "the Merrill Lynch helicopter.'' Wells Fargo, which has collected $25 billion in federal bailout...
  • Obama's pay limits: Read the fine print

     
    Obama's proposed $500K limit on executive compensation at bailed out Wall Street firms seems to be less than meets the eye: 1. It won't be retroactive, and seems to imply that Obama won't go after the Wall Street recipients......