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Have Banks Become Criminal Enterprises?

Posted by Larry Doyle on July 22nd, 2012 6:41 AM |

I continue to maintain that the overwhelming percentage of people working on Wall Street are good and decent people trying to make an honest living in what has become an increasingly challenged industry.

I also maintain, and always will, that the spirit of capitalism that drives Wall Street is a necessary and vital engine if our economy and country are to recover.

I rail so hard on the failures and captures within our financial system for the very simple reason that I believe a healthy country needs healthy markets. Neither our country nor our markets are anywhere close to being healthy right now. In fact, with the news surrounding the Libor scandal taken in conjunction with word of massive money laundering within HSBC, the question begs, “Have banks become criminal enterprises?”


The World of Wall Street CDOs or “Don’t Lie to Me”

Posted by Larry Doyle on May 13th, 2010 2:18 PM |

News that the SEC and federal prosecutors are further investigating Wall Street firms involved in the structuring and distribution of CDOs (collateralized debt obligations) is not a surprise. Although Goldman Sachs has been targeted initially for its marketing of an Abacus transaction in conjunction with Paulson and Co., the simple fact is Goldman was not anywhere close to the largest player in this space. Who was? Well, I should more appropriately ask, “Who wasn’t?” All of Wall Street jumped on the CDO gravy train. (more…)

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