| Sep 22, 2013
Two decades ago, he was one of three young traders who made $27 million in 22 days trading the stock of a bankrupt company on the Chicago Stock Exchange, becoming known as one of "the bad boys of arbitrage."
Assessing that deal, a federal appeals...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:42 PM
NEW YORK — The financial crisis has finally caught up with Jamie Dimon.
As leader of JPMorgan Chase & Co., he steered the nation's largest bank through the Wall Street collapse of 2008. At the prodding of panicked U.S. regulators, the mighty New...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Wells Fargo branch manager Rita Murillo came to dread the phone calls.
Regional bosses required hourly conferences on her Florida branch's progress toward daily quotas for opening accounts and selling customers extras such as overdraft protection....
| Aug 22, 2011
| 3:19 PM
If you are offered a short-term advance on your paycheck at a triple-digit interest rate, you might think you're being pitched a payday loan — a product that's basically banned in Maryland and other states with rate caps.
But what if that deal came...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Under an agreement announced Thursday by the Maryland Attorney General's Office, Wells Fargo has agreed to make loan modifications and pay nearly $1 million in restitution to customers of two lenders acquired by the bank.
The office's Consumer Protection...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 7:16 PM
Los fiscales federal dijeron el miércoles que el principal sospechoso de las muertes de dos niños encontrados en el canal de Delray Beach también está siendo investigado por la muerte de la madre de los menores debido a que ella fue testigo contra él en...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 4:34 AM
Investigators said Elmer McGuirt robbed a Wachovia Bank in Tampa on Apr. 29th, reports The Tampa Tribune.
His getaway vehicle was less than ideal -- a Hillsborough Area Regional Transit bus.
While on the bus, the 27-year-old man began passing out...
| May 18, 2011
Jim Freedman and his partners have been here before.
"We call this Act Three," he told me one day recently from the Westside high-rise office of Intrepid Investment Bankers, his new firm devoted to mergers and acquisitions in the regional middle market...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Jeff and Jim Adinolfe are feeling pretty good about the little company they started 20 years ago in Lake Worth.
They can look back on their work — including on opening day at the Miami Marlins ballpark — to see they've come a long way.
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:53 PM
A federal judge finalized on Thursday a landmark settlement that will bring nearly $1 billion in aid to Maryland homeowners who were victims of deceptive and illegal foreclosure practices.
The settlement, for $25 billion in total, was first reached in...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Taking a cue from the Occupy movement, economic justice activists and union members gathered Tuesday outside the Pasadena home of Wells Fargo board member Enrique Hernandez Jr. to call for increased corporate taxes and an end to home foreclosures by the...