Black Financial and Fraud Report

Wall Street’s Latest Scheme Will Cost You More at the Gas Pump

September 24, 2013

The EPA allows banks to speculate on ethanol credits which drives up prices 20-fold

Revealed: Banks Rewarded and Blacklisted Appraisers to Artificially Inflate Real Estate Prices

July 11, 2013

Thousands of appraisers warned Washington regulators of fraud during the seven years leading up to the housing crash

Caught On Tape: Irish Bankers Laugh About Never Repaying Bailout

July 3, 2013

Bill Black: Tapes reveal Anglo Irish Bank executives laughed as they manipulated Irish Government into 16 billion dollar bailout the knew they would never repay

Ex-Employees Say Bank of America Rewarded Fraudulent Foreclosures

June 20, 2013

Bill Black: Bank of America and other financial giants undeterred by Obama Admins weak oversight and enforcement of industry

Bank Profits Soar, Wages Suffer Sharpest Decline in 60 Years

June 6, 2013

Bill Black: The economy is recovering – unless you work for a paycheck.

Deficit is Dropping but is there a Real Recovery?

May 22, 2013

Bill Black: With surge in stock market, the wealthier are paying more taxes but working class wages are not rising and unemployment remains high, so this does not mean a sustained recovery of the real economy is underway

Davos Still Pushes Failed Global Vision

January 25, 2013

Bill Black reports from Davos that the Global Competitiveness Report pushes countries towards even more deregulation – policies that helped trigger the crisis

Stewart vs Krugman and the Religion of Austerity

January 18, 2013

Bill Black: Obama has options, including the trillion dollar coin, to refuse to negotiate under the gun but he’s taken them off the table; both sides subscribe to the dogma of austerity

Austerity Italian Style

December 10, 2012

Bill Black: Youth unemployment in Italy reaches 40% as European big banks insist on more austerity

Black Report: Craziness on Three Continents

November 19, 2012

Bill Black: Banks try to start a run on the banks in Ecuador