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Fi Cri Fallout

  1. literary aspersions
    ‘Sniffling’ Jamie Dimon Heckles Ben BernankeThe JP Morgan CEO reveals his “great fear.”
  2. fi-cri fallout
    Nicolas Sarkozy Has Had It With Jamie Dimon’s Mouth“There is an ocean between flexibility and the scandal we saw.”
  3. fi-cri fallout
    Dow Hits Highest Level in Three Years12,000, recalling a time when some, but not all, of the economy was in tatters.
  4. what happens in davos stays in davos
    Report Can’t Confirm What Words Bankers Used to Describe Reform, But Can Assure Us They Were Not NiceCockiness and disdain at Davos.
  5. fi-cri fallout
    America Made $12.3 Billion on Citigroup ‘Investment’We still feel dirty.
  6. shitty deals
    Bear Stearns Traders Had Cute Names for Toxic Mortgage ProductsHowever, they were not very good at spelling.
  7. fi-cri fallout
    The Immortal Life of Martha KunkleA credit-card company took her signature without asking. That signature never died.
  8. fi-cri fallout
    Cuomo: Ernst & Young Knew Lehman’s Carpet Didn’t Match the DrapesFiguratively speaking.
  9. fi-cri fallout
    Incidentally, the Federal Reserve Really Did Save the World Back in 2008Without the bailout, McDonald’s wouldn’t have opened and your phone service might have stopped.
  10. fi-cri fallout
    The Feds Are Investigating 50 Former Bank ExecutivesAt least some people may go to jail for wrecking the banking system.
  11. fi-cri fallout
    SEC Investigating JPMorgan Over ‘Squared’ CDOThe firm might have allowed a hedge fund to improperly select assets for a CDO.
  12. fi-cri fallout
    There’s a Difference Between a Ponzi Scheme and a Bank SchemeA JPMorgan executive explains.
  13. fi-cri fallout
    Breaking: People Hastily Elevated During Financial Crisis May Not Be GeniusesAnalyst Meredith Whitney is not living up to some expectations.
  14. fi-cri fallout
    Financial Crisis Leads To Transformative Experience for Lehman QuantLehman Brothers trader Adam Garrett has become anime director Guy Orlebar.
  15. in other words
    Richard Fuld’s Day in Denial“Lehman was forced into bankruptcy not because it neglected to act responsibly,” and other gems from today’s hearing.
  16. fi-cri fallout
    JPMorgan Might Close Down Prop Desks, Eventually, MaybeDepends on a few things.
  17. horror shows
    Barclays Executives Found Going Through Lehman’s Books to Be a Bloodcurdling Experience“Lehman’s books were in such a mess that I don’t think they knew where they were.”
  18. the enforcer
    Citigroup Settles Subprime ChargesThe SEC’s Enforcer scores again.
  19. fi-cri fallout
    Stock Market Tanks After Banks Post Weak EarningsThanks a lot, Citi and Bank of America.
  20. fi-cri fallout
    Demi Moore As Qualified As Anyone for High-Ranking Position at Financial FirmThe actress did rigorous research for her role as a chief risk officer of a financial firm in ‘Margin Call.’
  21. fi-cri fallout
    Goldman ‘Built the Bomb’But did they light the fuse?
  22. fi-cri fallout
    Joe Cassano Could Have Saved Us All Billions If We Just Let Him Stay at the Table a While LongerThe former AIG Financial Products head wishes he’d just had one more round.
  23. roasts
    AIG’s Joe Cassano to FCIC: Beat Me, Chain Me, Whip Me, But Leave My Employees Alone“Don’t criticism them, criticize me.”
  24. goldmanfellas
    Gary Cohn Can’t Spell, But He Is Not StupidGoldman’s COO can immediately suss out who is a “retread” and who is not.
  25. fi-cri fallout
    Banks Back in Control of the SituationFor the financial industry, things are finally starting to get back to normal.
  26. undignified exits
    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Delisted From New York Stock ExchangeSee ya later, suckers.
  27. fi-cri fallout
    All Investors Think They’re Sophisticated Until They Start Losing Money“We were just lambs being led to the slaughter,” investor in CDOs whimpers. Only without the blindfold, or the chain, or anything like that.
  28. fi-cri fallout
    Deutsche Bank Is New Haven’s ‘Foreclosure King’The German bank is deeply involved in the housing-market crisis.
  29. fi-cri fallout
    FCIC Annoyed That Goldman Sachs Is Making Them Work for ItHow are they supposed to know if Goldman committed fraud if the company doesn’t point it out to them?
  30. fi-cri fallout
    Bank of America Pays $108 Million Fine for Troublemaking CountrywideAdd it to their tab.
  31. fi-cri fallout
    The Phil Angelides Comedy HourThe Financial Crisis Committee chair brought his “A” game to today’s hearing.
  32. the oracle of omaha
    Warren Buffett on the Housing Bubble: ‘Yeah, I Blew It’The Oracle is testifying in front of the Financial Crisis Commission today.
  33. fi-cri fallout
    FDIC Groans Under Weight of Toxic CDOsIt’s like ‘Hoarders’ over there.
  34. fi-cri fallout
    Credit Rating Agencies to Face CurbsSenate approves provision creating overseeing board.
  35. fi-cri fallout
    Report: Feds Investigating Morgan Stanley ‘Dead Presidents’ DealsLike Goldman Sachs, the firm created CDOs and used them to bet against the housing market.
  36. fi-cri fallout
    Fannie Mae Asks for $8.4 Billion After Losing $11.5 BillionOh, dear.
  37. banks
    Senate Votes Against Amendment Designed to End ‘Too Big to Fail’Three Republicans vote for the provision.
  38. fi-cri fallout
    Nothing Could Have Been Done to Prevent the Collapse of Bear Stearns, Says Former CEONope, nothing. Not a thing.
  39. fi-cri fallout
    Ace Greenberg Warned Jimmy Cayne About Liquidity Problems, ‘Knew That He’d Been Smoking Pot for Years’In his new book, the former Bear Stearns chairman gets revenge on the CEO who ousted him.
  40. visionaries
    Cactus Raazi Was Short the Housing and Print-Journalism MarketsThis guy’s a visionary.
  41. nunsense
    Lloyd Blankfein to Face Horde of Angry Nuns at Goldman Shareholder MeetingAnd he thought the Senate committee was rough.
  42. the greatest depression
    Yesterday’s Wall Street Protest: A Good Time Was Had by AllCostumes, floats, and shiny sunglasses. Yesterday’s demonstrations were fun!
  43. getting the band back together
    Government Ruins Jimmy Cayne’s Cinco de MayoIf the Man was looking for a way to hurt Jimmy Cayne, this was the way to do it.
  44. fi-cri fallout
    E-mails Show Goldman Profits Went Up As Economy Tanked“We lost money, then made more than we lost because of shorts.”
  45. optics
    Banker Saves Septuagenarian Trapped in Corn SiloReally? What is going on.
  46. fi-cri fallout
    What Were Gary Cohn and Lloyd Blankfein Whispering About During Obama’s Speech?Apparently, Obama’s use of the phrase “financial weapons of mass destruction” set off some whispers in the Goldman seats.
  47. fi-cri fallout
    Goldman Sachs Now Gambling With Its Own Future, Say ExpertsLike that’s a bad thing.
  48. neighborhood news
    Bankers Rescue Children From Burning BuildingOr so they SAY.
  49. goldman sachs
    White House Not Exactly Thrilled About Former Counsel’s New Gig“We weren’t consulted about the particular position,” spokesman says of Goldman’s new adviser.
  50. the gorilla
    Richard Fuld: Lehman Brothers Was ‘Risk Averse’The Gorilla remains defiant.
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