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Bankster Digest: Shenanigans of the 0.01% (updated)

Major Banks Fined $4.3 Billion over Exchange Market Manipulation (Nov. 13) — Six of the world’s largest banks have been fined a collective $4.3 billion for manipulating the foreign exchange market. HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, UBS AG and Bank of America were found to be negligent in traders’ collusion around global […]

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Documents in JPMorgan settlement reveal how every large bank in U.S. has committed mortgage fraud

THE REAL NEWS BLACK: “The United States government, now with the endorsement of the Justice Department, has said that after investigation it found that essentially every large bank involved in the secondary market sales to Fannie and Freddie committed fraud [...] and intentional crime. [...] There were three of these epidemics of mortgage fraud that […]

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Bank Protests Are Back

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Despite the heat of late July afternoons, demonstrators from Occupy Tucson have been targetting Chase Bank in curbside rush-hour protests that remind hundreds of motorists about Chase’s continued risky financial activities. On July 18, protesters stood outside the Chase Bank at Congress and Stone, and a July 25 protest targeted the Chase […]

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The Man Who Invented “Too Big to Fail” Banks Finally Recants. Will Obama or Romney Follow?

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN? I’m in Alaska, amid moose and bear, trying to steal some time away from the absurdities of American politics and economics. But even at this remote distance I caught wind of Sanford Weill’s proposal on CNBC that big banks be broken up in order to shield taxpayers from the consequences of their […]

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