banks

Late Capitalism

Wells Fargo: You Can’t Sue Because You Should Have Known We Misled You

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.
David Dayen
11.15.18
Views My Own

The Bailouts for the Rich Are Why America Is So Screwed Right Now

Did they prevent a full-scale collapse? Yes. Was it necessary to do it the way we did? Not at all.
Matt Stoller
9.13.18
Late Capitalism

Goldman Sachs Is Worried Your Rising Pay Will Hurt Rich People

The latest reminder that American capitalism is in a dark, dark place.
Matt Taylor
7.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

It Might Be Time to Leave Your Big Bank

On today's episode, Allie Conti considers the pros and cons of major institutions like Wells Fargo, and smaller, less popular community banks and credit unions.
VICE Staff
6.20.18
Views My Own

Amazon Is Too Big to Tax and It's Terrifying

The mega corporation led by the richest man in the world is flexing its political muscle more than ever. You should be worried.
Matt Taylor
6.13.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Robbed a Bank to Impress Taylor Swift, Cops Say

A love story that could have only happened in his, uh, wildest dreams.
Drew Schwartz
4.11.18
money

We Spent a Decade Fighting Our Bank Over $482.08

Eugene and Patricia Kline went into foreclosure and sold their home. Then things got weird.
David Dayen
10.25.17
money

Wells Fargo Is Trying to Bury Another Massive Scandal

The bank became notorious last year for creating fake accounts on behalf of customers. Now it's trying to kill a class-action lawsuit over shady debit card fees.
David Dayen
7.17.17
money

It's About to Get a Lot Easier to Sue Your Bank for Screwing You Over

Unless Republicans in Congress decide to kill a new regulation, that is.
David Dayen
7.11.17
crime

The Bankers Behind the Financial Crisis Actually Got Promoted

Millions lost their homes and jobs, and not only did the bankers not go to jail, most of them got new and better gigs, according to a new study.
David Dayen
6.1.17
Views My Own

Obama Has Always Been Cool with Taking Wall Street Cash

But accepting $400,000 for a speech right after leaving office, when his own refusal to take on Wall Street probably helped elect Trump, is still a uniquely bad look.
David Dayen
4.27.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Obama's Getting $400K for His First Private Speaking Engagement

The former president is scheduled to speak at a healthcare conference for a Wall Street financial firm in September.
Lauren Messman
4.25.17