Another blow was dealt to the ailing American finance system as Washington Mutual Bank was seized overnight by the U.S. government. By morning its assets were sold off to JPMorgan Chase. Business reporters detail the sudden and drastic move. Continue reading
As part of an ongoing series of conversations on recent U.S. economic woes, Paul Muolo co-author of “Chain of Blame: How Wall Street Caused The Mortgage and Credit Crisis” discusses his investiation into Wall Street’s connection to the current housing and mortgage crisis. Continue reading
- If I hear one more presidential (or candidate) speech about the imperative to rescue those poor subprime home owners, I will scream.
Question/Comment: Paul, If I hear one more presidential (or candidate) speech about the imperative to rescue those poor subprime home owners, I will scream. Not one economist, not one candidate, no one ever addresses the painfully unregulated and rogue rental … Continue reading