July 20, 2017

Bring Out The Fences And Concrete Barriers…The Fascists Are Coming To Town!

Bring Out The Fences And Concrete Barriers…The Fascists Are Coming To Town! They’ve been warning for … [Read more...]

Bring Out The Fences And Concrete Barriers…The Fascists Are Coming To Town!

Bring Out The Fences And Concrete Barriers…The Fascists Are Coming To Town! They’ve been warning for … [Read more...]

Agencies Issue Proposed Rule on Appraisals for Higher-Risk Mortgages

Agencies Issue Proposed Rule on Appraisals for Higher-Risk Mortgages WASHINGTON — Six federal … [Read more...]

The Tenuous Case for Swaps Clearinghouses

I've got a new short article out about swaps clearinghouses.  It's a response piece to an … [Read more...]

Treasury officials cited for soliciting prostitutes, accepting gifts from bankers

Soaked again. Meet the crew charged by Dodd-Frank with keeping us safe from the misconduct of … [Read more...]

The Daily Show Correspondents Explain – The Economy – Trickle-Down Economics

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire … [Read more...]

Glass-Steagall Return Would Boost Banks, FDIC’s Hoenig Says

Glass-Steagall Return Would Boost Banks, FDIC’s Hoenig Says A revival of the Glass-Steagall Act, the … [Read more...]

Glorious: Texas bank to launch constitutional challenge to Dodd-Frank

Excellent. With every fiber of my being, I detest the woefully-orchestrated, unbearably intrusive … [Read more...]

John Stewart Daily Show | Bank Yankers – Jamie Dimon on Capitol Hill

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire … [Read more...]

USA Today: Real FY2012 deficit is … $5 trillion

Using the rules Congress sets for everyone else. What would happen if Congress had to apply the … [Read more...]

Smoking by the Powderkeg

A major defense of JPM's beached whale is that $2B isn't that big of a deal to Fortress … [Read more...]

Has anything changed on Wall Street?

$2 billion says no. Recently, Barack Obama has refrained from mentioning Dodd-Frank as one of his … [Read more...]

Has anything changed on Wall Street?

$2 billion says no. Recently, Barack Obama has refrained from mentioning Dodd-Frank as one of his … [Read more...]

Jamie Dimon tells Meet the Press he thinks we’re resenting “success.” He’s wrong.

This past week, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon announced that his bank lost $2 billion trading … [Read more...]

New Obama ad will “run on our record,” but leave out …

... ObamaCare and Dodd-Frank? Will Team Obama run on the President’s record, or from it?  In … [Read more...]

Call for Papers – AALS 2013

The Creditors' and Debtors' Rights section of the Association of American Law Schools … [Read more...]

Who’s Watching the Banks? (infographic)

Roll mouse over image… Banks are complicated, and especially in this age of too-big-to-fail, … [Read more...]

Dodd-Frank costs US financial sector 24 million man-hours per year for compliance

Plus, the intellectual bankruptcy of the Obama administration. And that’s just the start.  The … [Read more...]

America Needs Buddy for President in 2012!

  Who are you going to vote for in 2012?  Here’s how it breaks down…   If you’re … [Read more...]

Watch them do, The standing still

My latest column for Dealbook looks at the competing narratives regarding Dodd-Frank's OLA in … [Read more...]

Obama: Biblical principles prompted me to push for Dodd-Frank and Obamacare

Okaaay. This morning, at the National Prayer Breakfast, Barack Obama cited Scripture as … [Read more...]

Break up Bank of America?

Steve's title was subtle, so in case anyone missed it, here are the materials on Public … [Read more...]

Should the Government or the Market Set Mortgage Down Payments? A New Study

UNC's Center for Community Capital has posted a new analysis of 19.5 million mortgage loans … [Read more...]

Acting Comptroller of the Currency John Walsh Testifies on Volcker Rule

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Testifies on Volcker Rule WASHINGTON — Acting Comptroller of the … [Read more...]

OCC Servicing Settlement–Will Homeowners Get Screwed (Again)?

The WSJ reports on the latest development in the implementation of the OCC's mortgage servicing … [Read more...]

Housing Finance: Role of the Government Guarantee

I'm testifying before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday about the role of the government … [Read more...]

Credit Card Securitization and Skin-in-the-Game

I have a new paper on credit card securitization and what it teaches us about the likely … [Read more...]

Mortgage Bankers Association Letter to the Federal Reserve RE “Skin in the Game” and the Ability of Borrowers to Repay

Mortgage Bankers Association Letter to the Federal Reserve RE “Skin in the Game” and the Ability of … [Read more...]

HR 4173 | The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act Sings About Having its Ass F**ked Raw for a Year (VIDEO)

The Daily Show gives us a little insight into the complete brokenness that is our "system." HR 4173, … [Read more...]

Important Dodd-Frank Reform Act Provisions – QWR Response Times Shortened

By Lane Houk July 25, 2011 The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was … [Read more...]

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