Banking Scandal

The Takeaway

Eliot Spitzer on State Attorneys General Libor Investigations

Thursday, August 23, 2012

The Libor scandal hasn't gone away — it's only getting bigger. New York State attorney general Eric Schneiderman has subpoenaed several of the world's leading banks, including Barclays, for possible manipulation of interest rates. Connecticut's attorney general has also joined the investigation.

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The Takeaway

Have Financial Markets Polluted Our Moral Code?

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Banking scandals have dominated the headlines this summer. Now Michael Sandel, professor of political philosophy at Harvard University, is arguing that market-driven thinking has corrupted our moral code — not just on Wall Street, but in our everyday interactions.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

HSBC and Standard Chartered Behaving Badly

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Carrick Mollenkamp, reporter for Reuters, discusses the money laundering scandals at two UK banks.

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The Takeaway

Geithner Testifies Before Congress

Thursday, July 26, 2012

In 2008, then president of the New York Federal Reserve Timothy Geithner noticed something might be wrong with Libor. So he took the strongest possible action he could think of: He sent a memo.

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