David Dayen is a journalist who writes about economics and finance. He is the author of Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Foreclosure Fraud, winner of the Studs and Ida Terkel Prize.
We have effectively written white-collar crime and public corruption out of the US code.
Predators who target desperate people with payday loans were going to get regulated. Then they threw some money around.
Her idea of a 70 percent tax on income above $10 million isn't wild, and wouldn't pay for everything the left wants. But that's the wrong way to think about it.
Toys R Us, Sears, and even nursing homes are getting ravaged by financial predators in private equity.
A new legal argument from the extremely shady bank is basically: "We can't be trusted to tell the actual truth." And it might work.
The president's personal lawyer and favorite ambulance chaser got millions from huge corporations like AT&T desperate for access to Trump. Welcome to DC, but somehow worse.
Don't let a twisted and dishonest PR scheme by massive companies grateful for Trump's huge Christmas present distort the truth.
People across America are pitched what seems like a win-win: make your house more climate-friendly for little or no money down. Advocates say it's a nightmare.
The bill would give huge tax breaks to the superrich and reward corporations hoarding assets abroad, just like those implicated in the latest massive leak.
One of the most important financial regulators in America just announced his new plan for reining in white-collar crime. It doesn't look good.