| May 15, 2012
| 7:43 AM
JP Morgan Chase is one of the nation's largest companies, employing thousands of smart people. Yet their CEO Jamie Dimon admits that executives blew it in picking a risky derivative investment strategy that has cost Chase $2 billion.
| May 15, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Like "The Killer," Jerry Lee Lewis, says, "there's a whole lotta shakin' goin' on" at JP Morgan Chase. CEO Jamie Dimon still has his job, even as the bank's stock price took a hit, and chief investment officer Ina Drew took a hike, by taking early...
| May 16, 2012
Some want the 2012 election to be about regulating America's bedrooms. But it really ought to be about regulating the nation's boardrooms.
The bedroom regulators are on the move. Republicans don't want same-sex marriage. Mitt Romney says he's against it,...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 10:39 PM
From their old haunt at Westlake Park the group Occupy Seattle made its way to the Sheraton hotel, marching down the middle of the street while dodging oncoming traffic.
“I'm here because the gap between the rich and the poor keeps increasing and...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 7:37 PM
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jamie Dimon will be playing a new role in Washington this Wednesday, called to explain JPMorgan's recent trading debacle after years of being known as the Wall Street banker who got it right during the financial crisis....
| Jun 27, 2012
While all eyes are on the Supreme Court and Obamacare, a quieter battle is being waged against the president's other major initiative, the Dodd-Frank financial reform act.
Wall Street has already watered down or delayed most of Dodd-Frank. Now it wants...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:52 PM
Peeved at what they described big pay packages at the nation's biggest banks, a Chicago group urged its members Thursday to withdraw their money from such institutions, showing up at a Chase branch in East Lakeview to demand a meeting with a bank...
| Jan 25, 2012
As Newt Gingrich lashes out at "liberal elites," Mitt Romney is casting the 2012 campaign as "free enterprise on trial" -- and Mr. Romney defines free enterprise as achieving success through "risk-taking." U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donahue,...
| Mar 6, 2010
Home Savings of America. Three words of modern democracy: Home (yours), Savings (yours) and America (ours). Together they formed the deceptively simple name of a business here in the Southland that may have issued the mortgage that built your house.
| Nov 6, 2008
WASHINGTON — President-elect Barack Obama's preinaugural "honeymoon" could turn into a major headache.
Unlike those preceding him in office, Obama is being forced into swift action on the economy with a financial crisis and the specter of recession...
| Feb 10, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva President Barack Obama says he is trying to "thread the needle'' between warning Americans of how dire the economic situation is and causing any panic. "I'm constantly trying to thread the needle between sounding alarmist but also......