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Tag: Bank of America
  • The Government Is the Problem, Part Five Million

    If anything has made my blood pressure spike this week (and it’s been a bad week), it would be today’s Huffington Post article reporting the collusion of corporate banks and colleges across the country to exploit students’ private information and push credit cards on them: Some of the nation’s largest and most elite universities stand …

  • Taxplayers Fleeced Yet Again

    I receive “must-read” articles from Seeking Alpha every day, but I often skim through them as I do not find them particularly interesting or enlightening. While one of today’s articles, Bank of America’s Gain is Taxpayers’ Loss, is not particularly enlightening, I found it interesting nonetheless. According to the Treasury, the initial deal was that …

  • House Members: Fed Needs to Come Clean

    Remember this video of Dan Burton grilling Ben Bernanke about the Bank of America acquisition of Merrill Lynch? Despite considerable testimony to the contrary, Ben Bernanke insisted he did not threaten the leaders of Bank of America: Today, 17 Congressmen, three of them democrats, sent a letter to President Obama asking for a full investigation …

  • More Reasons to Support H.R. 1207 to Audit the Fed

    It seems that there was some shady dealing in the merger between the Bank of America and Merill Lynch. The Federal Reserve, of course, denies any wrongdoing. However, the testimony from heads of each banks suggest otherwise. Here is video of Congressman Dan Burton grilling Ben Bernanke about this deal: This is why it is …

  • Notes suggest Obama involvement in mergers

    The Wall Street Journal reports: The Obama administration is being drawn into the drama over Bank of America Corp. because of notes taken by bank executives suggesting Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Lawrence Summers, the president’s top economic adviser, supported efforts last year to pressure the bank to consummate its merger with Merrill Lynch & Co. …