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Bank executive paychecks are still high

Nov 30, 2010
Part of the popular discontent with Wall Street during the financial crisis was how much money a lot of bankers were making. And although there have been efforts to enact pay limits on executives, it seems that they haven't stuck. David Gura reports.
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Wikileaks's newest target

Nov 30, 2010
This final note today: Finally a business angle to the Wikileaks story. Forbes magazine posted an interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange...
Posted In: Banks, Julian Assange, wikileaks

TARP pricetag updated to $25 billion

Nov 30, 2010
Troubled Asset Relief Program, otherwise known as TARP, was expected to cost taxpayers $700 billion. Now we have an updated cost of just $25 billion. Gregory Warner explains.
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Credit unions don't want too much money

Nov 29, 2010
Credit unions are struggling to get good returns on their investments, which means they're having a tough time paying interest on accounts. Marketplace's Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Banks, Savings

Why are out-of-network ATM fees so high?

Nov 25, 2010
If you've ever been stuck without your bank's ATM in the area, you know the drill: the "convenience fee." These days, it could run up to $3. Why so high? Jeremy Hobson discusses the issue with the L.A. Times' David Lazarus.
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Banks that support communities

Nov 18, 2010
Economy 4.0's David Brancaccio looks at how community banks help communities and an idea on how governments can better support them.
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A power broker and his 'Dealings'

Nov 17, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Felix Rohatyn, an investment banker, about his new memoir "Dealings."
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Homeowners who lost their homes because of the "robo-signing" paperwork mess could be getting some hopeful news.

Nov 17, 2010
Homeowners who lost their homes because of the "robo-signing" paperwork mess could be getting some hopeful news....
Posted In: Banks, foreclosures, mortgage

FREAKONOMICS: Savings security with gambling thrills

Nov 16, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics Radio about a way to get the thrill of the lottery and the safety of a savings account together.
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The employees behind the foreclosure crisis

Nov 12, 2010
The faulty paperwork scandal put another huge obstacle in the foreclosure crisis. But who were these so-called unqualified employees who were hired by banks? Bob Moon talks to Marian Wang from ProPublica about what she found after sifting through the job listings.
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