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The Takeaway

Major Bank Pleads to Criminal Charges for First Time in 20 Years

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Agreeing to pay $2.6 billion in penalties, Credit Suisse admitted to helping wealthy Americans evade their taxes by hiding their money in offshore accounts.

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Money Talking

Money Talking: What Pandit's Exit at Citigroup Says About the Future of Banks

Friday, October 19, 2012

The sudden departure of Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit has sparked a conversation about where the bank is headed under new leadership and what it says about the so-called "too big to fail" banking behemoths.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

30 Issues: Too Big To Fail

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: A look at the current state of the financial sector, including big banks, borrowers and lenders and the housing market. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.

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The Takeaway

Nine Big Banks Prepare Their Living Wills for Regulators

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Nine of America’s biggest banks are being asked to submit plans for how they could be dismantled by the government if the bank was near default. Will these "living wills" improve regulation and bank functioning?

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The Takeaway

Fallout From JPMorgan Chase $2 Billion Loss

Monday, May 14, 2012

The fallout from JPMorgan’s incredible $2 billion trading loss is officially underway: three-high ranking officials are set to resign and damage control is in full-effect. Michael Greenberger, financial law professor at the University of Maryland School of Law and former regulator at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission discusses how the banking giant could have avoided this historic trading blunder and what banking reforms loom on the horizon.

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It's A Free Country ®

The Wall Street Take on Occupy Wall Street

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

The government is in a real pickle here, if the bank stocks continue to collapse, about what they can do. If the idea were floated that there were going to be another bailout, you would have 50 million Americans march on Washington with torches and pitchforks.

Henry Blodget, editor in chief and CEO of Business Insider, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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