Big Banks on Townhall

Carl Horowitz - Sat Feb 25

After some 500 days of negotiation, the deed was done. On Thursday, February 9, attorneys general representing nearly all 50 states announced that five major banks – Ally Financial, Bank of America, Citibank, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo – agreed to pay a combined $25 billion over three years in civil penalties and loan write-downs for having serviced mortgage foreclosure paperwork without proper review. ... more

Mark W. Hendrickson - Tue Feb 7

Chances are, you’ve heard economics referred to as “the dismal science.” That unflattering description is glib and catchy; it is also 100 percent wrong. ... more

Armstrong Williams - Tue Nov 22

I provide this backdrop because you have to see that once again those who have a fiduciary responsibility to protect investors failed. ... more

New York, New York - Tue Nov 8

Reason's Anthony Randazzo explains why the Millennial generation stands to be the hardest hit by the Great Recession. ... more

Hadley Heath - Tue Nov 1

When the Occupy Wall Street protest began, most Americans didn’t know what to make of it. Some immediately passed judgment (“They’re just a bunch of want-to-be hippies!”), some immediately took to its defense (“They just want equality!”), but most people watched in a mix of confusion, appreciation, fear, and fascination. ... more

Derek Hunter - Sun Oct 30

I have a confession to make. I used to be a registered lobbyist. ... more