Archive for October, 2011

Chase Mortgage Unit to Expand Help for Those ‘Underwater’

October 26, 2011

The following is brought to you by ECreditDaily.Com Chase, the nation’s largest bank, said it is joining the Obama Administration’s expanded program for homeowners who are “underwater” to refinance their homes at current, historically-low interest rates. Chase announced that it will participate in the enhanced Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) that will allow more homeowners […]

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Banks Colluded On ATM Fees, Lawsuit Claims

October 26, 2011

The following is brought to you by Jessica Pieklo at Care2.Com. Last week a New Jersey man filed the third lawsuit challenging high ATM fees. This lawsuit accuses Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo of colluding with credit card companies to “fix” ATM fees. Another suit makes similar accusations against Visa and MasterCard […]

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Cantor Fled Wharton Demonstrations

October 21, 2011

The following article is brought to you by Ben Smith at Politico.Com. Eric Cantor’s decision to cancel a speech at the University of Pennsylvania today came in the wake of plans for a major protest on the college campus. The House Majority Leader, who committed to speak at a Wharton Leadership Lecture at Penn several […]

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Platinum Citizenship

October 21, 2011

The following article is brought to you by Dylan Ratigan at HuffingtonPost.Com. About a decade ago, I read an article in The Onion,”U.S. Offers PlatinumPlus Preferred Citizenship”. Apparently, Tim Geithner did too, because from 2007-2011, this is the policy framework that he designed and executed, first as President of the New York Federal Reserve, and […]

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Occupy Wall Street Can Put Creative Accounting on List of Grievances

October 21, 2011

The following article is brought to you by Gary Weiss at The Street.Com. NEW YORK (TheStreet) — “The whole world is watching!” is the battle cry of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators, usually heard when New York’s Finest decide that the maintenance of law and order requires arrests (or socking some guy in the jaw). […]

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