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Dueling student loan legislation divides Alaska's senators

...tax loopholes. Senator Mark Begich, a co-sponsor of the legislation, in a statement said that he was disappointed "Big banks should not be getting better rates than college students on federal loans," Begich said, referring to the 0.75 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-07-11/dueling-student-loan-legislation-divide
Local
Five sweeping reforms needed to prevent new financial crash

...has changed on Wall Street. The biggest banks and their leaders have paid no real...backing and backbone to stand up to the big banks and to reform them so they serve...brought down the house.Third, big banks must be required to hold more capital...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-09-26/five-sweeping-reforms-needed-prevent-
Not For Web
Student Loan Certainty Act passes U.S. Senate

...legislation - voted in favor of the Student Loan Certainty Act."It's outrageous that even after today's vote, big banks still get a better deal on federal government loan rates than we provide to our students," Begich said in a statement...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-24/student-loan-certainty-act-passes-us-se
State
The angry Americans: The Occupy movement and the 'tea party' have some common targets

...connections and favoritism such as tax breaks, subsidies and other preferential treatment.For many people, the way big banks escaped the financial crisis with their profits intact (and often enhanced) epitomized American-style crony capitalism...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-08/angry-americans-occupy-movement-and-t
Opinion
Outside editorial: Fed performs tightrope act to keep economy going

...avoid a recession. Heaven knows he has things to worry about. Oil prices are near $100, housing prices are falling, big banks are losing billions and the dollar is performing a belly flop. Yet our globalized, highly productive, technology-heavy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111407/opi_20071114027.shtml
Opinion
Finally, a big fish on Wall Street is hooked

...was booming, financial fraud cases were not at the top of the Justice Department's priority list. Wall Street's big banks were in an era of "voluntary regulation," so the targets generally were low-level Ponzi schemes and investment fraud...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-05-17/finally-big-fish-wall-street-hooked
Opinion
Swipe fees are windfall for retailers

...gain back to their customers. That money is going to come from credit unions and others that issue debit cards. For the big banks that may mean that customers pay more, get fewer services and/or shareholders make less profit. And even with their...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-06-02/swipe-fees-are-windfall-retailers
Opinion
PRO: Don't let them kill reform

...wallet the credit-card companies and big banks have got you right where they want...per transaction for the nation's biggest banks, a savings of 70 percent. While...July 21, the card companies and big banks are doing everything they can to...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-06-02/pro-dont-let-them-kill-reform
Opinion
The housing clearance sale

...or three. In recent weeks, on a number of fronts, big banks have been held accountable for mortgage-related misdeeds...The No. 1 reason: they have insufficient income. Many big banks have launched separate programs to modify mortgages for...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-07-03/housing-clearance-sale
Opinion
Outside editorial: The bad old days of risky derivative trading never left

...It was as if the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill never had been written. It was as if JPMorgan, the nation's biggest bank, had realized that as a "Systemically Important Financial Institution" it is officially too big to fail and will...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-05-17/outside-editorial-bad-old-days-risky-
Opinion

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