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Federal Reserve Employees Afraid to Speak Put Financial System at Risk

Regulators overseeing the nation’s largest financial institutions are distrustful of their bosses, afraid to speak out, and feeling isolated, according to a confidential survey this year of Federal Reserve employees.

Foreclosed Renters Left Homeless in Shadow of Disneyland

In a hotel room not far from Disneyland, Renee Genel slumps on a couch, her family's meager possessions scattered nearby in torn plastic shopping bags.

Bernanke's Deposition: AIG, Goldman, Merrill and Bailouts

The SEC has lost steam in its already very weak push against mortgage lenders and the investment banks that supplied them with money for alleged fraudulent lending. 

Elizabeth Warren Presses Eric Holder on Mortgage Settlement

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder Wednesday questioning whether a major government settlement with the nation's largest mortgage companies is merely a way to absolve banks of malpractice under a "timid enforcement strategy."

Justice Department Planning to Announce Financial Crisis Charges

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is preparing to announce new cases related to the economic meltdown in the coming months as the Justice Department nears decisions on a number of probes involving large financial firms, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Why the Fed Fears Higher Mortgage Rates

If you're wondering where mortgage rates are headed you're not alone. It used to be that mortgage rates reflected supply and demand but that's no longer the case. 

Fannie, Freddie Masking Billions of Dollars In Losses: Internal Report

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are masking billions of dollars losses because of the level of delinquent home loans they carry, a federal watchdog said in an internal report, and it said the companies should be required immediately to recognize the costs of some bad mortgages.

JPMorgan Investors Shrug Off 27 Days Of Bad Press In Single Quarter

No wonder JPMorgan Chase is too big to fail: It's squeezing at least two very different banks inside one. One bank is an (alleged!) serial troublemaker constantly being hassled by the authorities. The other is a can't-miss trading wizard beloved by investors.

JPMorgan Chase Investors Aren't Too Worried About Regulatory Woes

If it's Thursday, it must mean that JPMorgan Chase is in some kind of trouble again. This has become such a common thing that JPMorgan investors hardly bother to care any more.

Senators Ask Why JPMorgan Execs Won't Be Punished for Involvement in FERC Investigation

Two Democratic Senators on Wednesday asked U.S. energy regulators for more details on how terms of a settlement were reached on alleged power market manipulation in California and the Midwest by a unit of JPMorgan Chase & Co.