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  • Marion Sandler dies at 81; World Savings Bank executive

    Marion Sandler dies at 81; World Savings Bank executive
    As one of the first women to hold a position of power on Wall Street, Marion O. Sandler was notable even before she and her husband, Herbert, spent 43 years building Oakland's World Savings Bank into such a major — and ultimately controversial...
  • Alan Grayson wins $852,000 award in case alleging “Ponzi scheme”

     
    Former U.S. congressman Alan Grayson has won $852,000 in a federal securities case he claimed involved a “Ponzi scheme” that had defrauded him and other investors of up to $1 billion. That’s the good news for Grayson. The bad news for...
  • Consumer advocates fear that more traditional banks will be offering payday loans

    Consumer advocates fear that more traditional banks will be offering payday loans
    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...
  • Wells Fargo says California's economy "in flux" next year

     
    California economy in flux next year....
  • Wells Fargo settles bid-rigging case

     
    Banks bid rigging: The suit accused many investment banks of conspiring to rig the bidding process, “sharing their illegal gains through kickbacks to one another, and making other secret, undisclosed arrangements.”...
  • Dawson: Feel a (over) draft?

     
    In April, I blogged about a self-labeled ”struggling student” who whined to me about overdraft fees on his Wachovia account. I sympathized – until I reviewed a printout of his purchases which resembled the expense report of a spri...
  • Wells Fargo beats expectations with 3% increase in earnings

     
    The Wells Fargo stagecoach continues to roll despite the weak economy, weathering the San Francisco bank's 2008 acquisition of Wachovia Corp. better than some critics had predicted. Wells Fargo beat Wall Street expectations by reporting third-quarter...
  • SEC files fraud lawsuit against three former IndyMac executives [Updated]

     
    Targeting executives of the housing boom's biggest stated-income lender, the Securities and Exchange Commission has accused former IndyMac Bancorp Chief Executive Michael W. Perry and two former chief financial officers of defrauding investors at the...
  • Go Kids Friday Feb. 25

     
    Daily events for families in and around the Lehigh Valley and region. In case of bad weather, call first. Cirque Eloize: ID: The master performers from Canada blend acrobatics, sci-fi (think Inception, the movie), hip-hop and circus and use rock,...
  • Go Kids Friday March 4

     
    Daily events for families in and around the Lehigh Valley and region. In case of bad weather, call first. Sesame Street Live “Elmo's Green Thumb”: Sunny isn't just the weather forecast on Sesame Street. It's also the name of Elmo's sunflower...
  • Wall Street Roundup: The power of ICE. Barney Frank fires back.

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,437 per ounce, up 0.5% from Friday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12,393.40, up 0.1% from Friday. Wachovia in the crosshairs. Wachovia, the North Carolina-based bank bought by Wells Fargo, may be facing a......