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  • The regulator who wanted to fire Jamie Dimon

    The regulator who wanted to fire Jamie Dimon
    The other day we examined a claim by the New York Times that Jamie Dimon, the chairman and chief executive of the serial lawbreaking bank company JPMorgan Chase, was supported in his job by "the people who matter" -- defined as "investors, analysts, board...
  • Regulators OK Volcker rule, curbing big banks' high-risk trades

    Regulators OK Volcker rule, curbing big banks' high-risk trades
    WASHINGTON — Government regulators approved a sweeping new set of rules for the nation's biggest banks that ban them from the kind of ultra-high-risk trading that nearly collapsed the world's financial system. Despite a fierce lobbying effort to...
  • Regulators weigh proposal for minimum 30% down payments on loans

    WASHINGTON — Federal agencies haven't been functioning much this month, but six of them are looking at a proposal that could squeeze huge numbers of buyers out of the mortgage market: a mandatory 30% down payment for borrowers who seek the best...
  • JPMorgan admits it broke securities laws in 'London Whale' case

    NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase & Co. has made a rare declaration for Wall Street: The nation's biggest bank admitted it broke the law. The financial giant acknowledged Thursday that it violated securities laws and agreed to pay fines of $920 million as...
  • Forget too big to fail: Some banks now too small to succeed

    Forget too big to fail: Some banks now too small to succeed
    Most Americans have gotten an earful about the too-big-to-fail banks, which created a financial tsunami that engulfed the world — only to be rewarded with a bailout by Uncle Sam. But what about the little banks caught in the ensuing economic and...
  • Businesses are feeling effect of partial government shutdown

    Businesses are feeling effect of partial government shutdown
    WASHINGTON — The effect of the partial government shutdown began hitting businesses Tuesday, with the potential for bigger problems if federal agencies remained closed more than a few days. A budget stalemate left many agencies with no money,...
  • Chase is having a bad day

     
    Within hours Thursday, various federal banking regulators announced that JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. and Chase Bank USA N.A. had been fined about $1 billion and had repaid customers more than $300 million for incidents involving poor derivatives trading...
  • Regulators propose tougher leverage rules for largest U.S. banks

    Regulators propose tougher leverage rules for largest U.S. banks
    WASHINGTON -- The nation's eight largest banks would have to meet tougher leverage limits than required under international standards as part of new rules proposed Tuesday by federal regulators designed to protect taxpayers from another financial crisis....
  • Tougher capital rules proposed for 8 largest U.S. banks

    Tougher capital rules proposed for 8 largest U.S. banks
    WASHINGTON — The nation's eight largest banks would have to meet tougher financial ratios than required under international standards as part of proposed rules designed to protect taxpayers from another financial crisis. Under the plan, Bank of...
  • Citizens Bank customers could be entitled to refunds

     
    Federal banking authorities announced Tuesday that Citizens Bank and one of its affiliates, RBS Citizens, have settled investigations into their overdraft protection programs and checking reward programs. About 340,000 customers will get a total of...
  • If you get this check in the mail, it's not a scam

     
    Most checks that arrive unsolicited in your mailbox are fake ones from crooks who are trying to rip you off. But if you get a letter and a check from Rust Consulting Inc. soon, chances are it's real. It's your......
  • Look for mortgage settlement notices by the end of the month

     
    About 95,000 homeowners in Pennsylvania should be on the lookout for a notice from Rust Consulting by the end of the month explaining how much they'll receive from a $9.3 billion settlement with big banks over mortgage misdeeds. Federal banking......