Yet Another Glaring Flaw With Trump Infrastructure Plan: Dependence on Vagaries of Tiny, Slow-Moving Tax Equity Market

The oh-so-clever Trump plan to use tax credits to fund infrastructure spending means it will be too small and slow to provide any real boost.

Wolf Richter: Wells Fargo Hasn’t Changed One Iota – Aggressive Cross Selling Baked In

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CFPB Looks Here to Stay: What Does the Future Hold?

A decision by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals overturning the CFPB director structure allows the agency to pursue its ongoing policy and enforcement agenda. With separate new regulations on payday lending and mandatory arbitration expected soon, will consumers finally get the more effective financial product regulation we deserve?

Stumpf is Still Faking It – Claims 75% Couldn’t Resist Wells Fargo Credit Cards

In a not-exactly-shocking development of the ongoing Wells Fargo account faking scandal (see our previous coverage here, here and here if you’re late to the party and need a quick catch-up) CEO John Stumpf, fighting a rear-guard action, is making outlandish claims about how, having begun the process of contacting customers who it has cause to […]
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