By Alan Pyke on January 31, 2014
The heads of the largest Wall Street companies deserve their huge raises, considering how well they sidestepped responsibility for the financial crisis.
By Josh Israel on January 27, 2014
Reps. Darrell Issa and Jim Jordan attacked the efforts to protect consumers from predatory loan practices.
By Alan Pyke on January 27, 2014
The CEO of Swiss banking giant UBS says critics are holding bankers to impossible standards rather than criticizing their many, many misdeeds.
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By Alan Pyke on January 23, 2014
JP Morgan got a great deal out of government prosecutors last year, but CEO Jamie Dimon says the whole thing was "unfair."
By Alan Pyke on January 21, 2014
Just a few years after they launched high-rate short-term loans for depositors, some big banks are getting out of the cash advance business.
The six largest U.S. banks notched their second-best year ever in 2013 thanks in part to taxpayer-subsidized legal settlements.
By Josh Israel on January 15, 2014
A bill to scrap a 2012 rule, which effectively forced the tax department to outsource its refund system to a debit card company, was unanimously endorsed by the Virginia Senate's Committee on Finance.
By Alan Pyke on January 2, 2014
After payday lenders helped drive one opponent out of office, a second Utah lawmaker is taking up his campaign to curb their predatory practices.
By Alan Pyke on December 26, 2013
A revised proposal would pay banks about 60 cents on the dollar, rather than 80, but that's still four times as generous as Detroit wants to be to retirees.
By Alan Pyke on December 20, 2013
A federal bankruptcy judge blocked Detroit's emergency manager from giving a sweet deal to banks at the same time that he is trying to drastically cut pensions.