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U.S. Regulators Fine UBS $885 Million For Misrepresentation
Posted: Jul 26, 2013 by Knudsen7  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

The Federal Housing Finance Agency's recent fine against UBS for lieing about the safety of mortgaged-backed securities has many banks one edge that they read more

Biggest Cyber Fraud Case In History
Posted: Jul 26, 2013 by Knudsen7  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

Cyber fraud seems to be getting worse and worse.  Hackers from Russia and Ukraine have just been indicted in the U.S. in what, if convicted, would be read more

Sheila Blair Gives Mixed Opinion Endorsement For Yellen To Be Next Fed Chair
Updated: Jul 25, 2013 by Shorebreak  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

In an interview with CNN on Tuesday Sheila Blair endorsed Janet Yellen to become the next Fed chair, saying she is "clearly the  most qualified read more

The Fed To Reduce Bond Purchases To $65 Billion In September
Posted: Jul 23, 2013 by Knudsen7  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

I don't necessarily agree with this, but apparently a number of economists believe tapereing will begin in September, and think the Fed will reduce bond read more

Big Banks Stage Mega-Cyber Attack Drill
Updated: Jul 18, 2013 by pearlbrown  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

It is good to know that the big banks are staging this massive cyber attack drill.  I think it is a good way to prepare for how to deal with such an read more

Glass-Steagall May Be Re-Implemented
Updated: Jul 16, 2013 by Ally6770  |  8 comments  |  Financial News

When one of the most conservative Senators (John McCain), and one of the more liberal Senators (Elizabeth Warren), co-sponsor a bill, I tend to think it read more

Reasons It Is Beneficial To Interact With Your Bank On Twitter
Posted: Jul 15, 2013 by Knudsen7  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

I thought the below article gave a lot of interesting reasons for interacting with your bank on twitter.   Read this

Why You Can Never Be Too Young To Enjoy Rising Interest Rates
Updated: Jul 9, 2013 by Ken Tumin  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

The below article gives an interesting take as to why the youth should be excited about rising interest rates.   Read This

White House Assembles List Of Potential Bernanke Successors
Updated: Jun 28, 2013 by paoli2  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

The White House is creating a list of possible Bernanke successors.  Sources say  there is no favorite (don't know if I believe that).  It read more

5 Reasons Seniors And Retirees Should Be Psyched About Rising Interest Rates
Updated: Jun 26, 2013 by Shorebreak  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

I found this article very interesting.  

Krugman Believes Bernanke Has Dropped The Ball
Updated: Jun 24, 2013 by Shorebreak  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

This is Paul Krugman's latest article.  It has some interesting points as to why (Krugman believes) Chairman Bernanke, and the FED, have made a read more

5 Companies That Will Benefit Greatly From Higher Interest Rates
Posted: Jun 21, 2013 by Knudsen7  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

Companies with extreme amounts of cash on their balance sheets will benefit greatly if interest rates rise, obviously.  Google, Oracle, Pfizer, read more

6 Unbelievable Ways Big Banks Are Scamming Customers
Posted: Jun 20, 2013 by Knudsen7  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

Read this article.  It will help you from being swindled if you are a member of a big bank (or any bank or CU, for that matter)...Or, it could just

It's Official: FED To Continue QE
Updated: Jun 20, 2013 by 51hh  |  3 comments  |  Financial News

Chairman Bernanke announced today that the earliest that tapering would be enacted is the end of 2013, but more than likely early to mid 2014.  The read more

Recent Poll: Do You Trust Your Bank More Than Congress?
Updated: Jun 19, 2013 by paoli2  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

A recent Gallup poll asked this question.  The answer is that Americans trust banks more than Congress.  That says a lot.   Read This

Who Will Be The Winners And Losers Of Tapering?
Posted: Jun 18, 2013 by Knudsen7  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

A recent article has The US Treasury Department, retail bond fund investors, and fixed income asset managers as the losers that would result from read more

Bernanke To Speak Wednesday
Updated: Jun 18, 2013 by 51hh  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

As I am sure most of you know, Chairman Bernanke will speak tommorow.  The outcome of his future QE plans will be revealed at 1:30 CST.  For read more

Are Banks To Blame For Not Loaning To Small Businesses?
Posted: Jun 18, 2013 by Knudsen7  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

The insurance companies may be to blame for banks not making the loans to small businesses. Read This

Rising Rates Carry Different Risks For US Banks
Posted: Jun 17, 2013 by Knudsen7  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

This recent article interviews JPMorgan Chase's new chief risk officer, Ashley Bacon.  He analyzes the differences in risk of rising rates for read more

Investing: Who Wins, Loses With Higher Rates
Posted: Jun 17, 2013 by Knudsen7  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

This article explains (and I agree, for the most part) how real estate related companies are going to be crushed, as will bond related investments.  read more

Consumer Confidence In Banks Is At A 5 Year High
Updated: Jun 14, 2013 by Shorebreak  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

According to a recent Gallup poll Americans' confidence is at a 5 year high.  Meaning that Americans believe they will receive the best rates and read more

$15 Million Bank Hest
Posted: Jun 13, 2013 by Knudsen7  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

Clearly, bank hacking has increased around the globe.  The below article gives the details on a report recetly released that shows hackers targeted read more

Yellen is Overwhelmingly the Favorite to Replace Bernanke
Updated: Jun 12, 2013 by 51hh  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

According to a recent Reuters poll of eceonomists, Janet Yellen is the overwhelming favorite to replace Chairman Bernanke (if he does in fact, step read more

Banks Targeting The Elderly
Updated: Jun 11, 2013 by Shorebreak  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

Banks are blatantly targeting older consumers.  Read on for supporting evidence. Log In - The New York Times

Who Is Going To Replace Bernanke?
Posted: Jun 7, 2013 by Knudsen7  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

If Chairman Bernanke steps down in January, as most people predict, who do you think will replace him from these primary candidates:    1) read more

Jamie Dimon On Interest Rates Rising
Updated: Jun 6, 2013 by 51hh  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

The world’s top banker, Jamie Dimon, spoke today in China at The Fortune Global Forum.  He spoke on rising interest rates, and their return to read more

Which Banks Hide The Most From Their Customers?
Posted: Jun 4, 2013 by Knudsen7  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

"From debit card fees to overdraft charges, consumers need clearer policies from their banks to understand checking accounts." Read more: Banks read more