Financial Reform Newsletter: President Obama signing the historic financial reform law

On the eve of the 4th anniversary of President Obama signing the historic financial reform law, Better Markets released a national poll of likely 2014 voters to gauge their opinion of Wall Street, big banks and what leaders in Washington, D.C. are doing to protect them from another financial crash: What …

BETTER MARKETS: Financial Reform Newsletter – “More Wall Street settlements are coming”

As the media reports that more Wall Street settlements are coming, Better Markets continues to fight for accountability on Wall Street and at the Justice Department, urging a federal court to require DOJ to tell the American people what JPMorgan Chase did in causing the 2008 Financial Crisis: Pushing forward with …

Financial Reform Newsletter :Another week, another too-big-to-fail bank pays billions to settle yet more claims for fraudulent and illegal conduct for contributing to the 2008 financial crash.

  Financial Reform Newsletter March 28, 2014   Another week, another too-big-to-fail bank pays billions to settle yet more claims for fraudulent and illegal conduct for contributing to the 2008 financial crash.  It was announced this week that Bank of America is paying $6.3 billion (and buying back an additional $3.2 billion …

Publisher’s Column: Taibbi Vanquishes Vampire Squid

  Publisher’s Column:  Taibbi Vanquishes Vampire Squid  This and other highlights of the Public Banking 2013 Conference now available for free viewing on the Public Banking Institute’s website here. As one of the many people producing the Public Banking 2013 Conference, Conversation and TPP Forum, it was satisfying beyond measure to …

The Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady-state Economy

 by Michael Lewis & Patrick Conaty, New Society Publishers, 2012, ISBN: 9780865717077      Review by Shann Turnbull, EMM Advisory Board member and source of some of the ideas cited in the book. The Resilience Imperative is a must read for both leaders and followers seeking survival of society. The book …

What President Obama Must Do in His Second Term to Protect Main Street From Wall Street

What President Obama Must Do in His Second Term to Protect Main Street From Wall Street   The presidential election may not have debated many issues, but it sure was about whether or not to kill Wall Street financial reform. Republican candidate Romney was Wall Street’s choice: They supported him with tens of …

Conference of the American Monetary Institute: The historic 8th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference is now in the History Books

Conference of the American Monetary Institute, The historic 8th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference is now in the history books. What was historic about it? For starters, the deputy head of Research at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), presented his paper, “The Chicago Plan Revisited.” The Chicago Plan had been …

Building Your Financial Lifeboat?

We at Ethical Markets congratulate this Tesla Conference ISTA Organizing Committee for the ground-breaking conference in split, Croatia, at which I, also, was honored to  present, Hazel Henderson, Editor New types of money based on energy could provide the best way to protect your wealth and/or business in the next …