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October 23, 2014

Chart of the Day

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The Economist charts the billions of dollars of reported financial settlements secured by the government against various financial institutions, breaking it up by year and bank.

“Since 2008 financial firms have agreed to over $95 billion in mortgage-related penalties. But things could get worse. Bank of America may soon reach a $6 billion settlement with housing regulators. And JPMorgan’s announcement may not stop ongoing criminal probes into its mortgage activities.”

  • lib4

    So the Tea Partiers who original intent was to protest against the favorable treatment of the banks and the bank bailouts have their sworn “Socialist”, “Muslim”, “Big Business” enemy Obama to thank for these record convictions and settlements. Good to know

  • moderatesunite

    a surprising eye opener to myself, and would be to many on the right, left and center, who believed the banks were going unpunished

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