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Without Taxpayer Help, Too Big to Fail Banks Would Only Break Even

Filed under: JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup, Banks, Wells Fargo, Financial ServicesLloyd C. Blankfein, chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)
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U.S. Regulators Warn Banks: Don’t Expect International Cooperation if You Fail

Filed under: Financial Reform, U.S. Government, Banks, Financial Services, Securities Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Acting Chairman Martin Gruenberg (L) and Federal Reserve System Board of Governors General Counsel Scott Alvarez. (Getty Images)…

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Fed’s Texas Chief Says Break Up the ‘Too Big to Fail’ Banks: Here’s Why He’s Right

Filed under: Banks, Financial Services, Consumer ProtectionWhen the financial crisis hit in 2008 and America’s banks were teetering on the brink, the U.S. government made a controversial decision: Some of these banks — Bank of America (BAC), Citigroup…

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What to Watch This Week: Facebook, Zynga, Banks, eBay, and Solar

Filed under: Energy, Company News, JP Morgan Chase, Facebook, eBay, Market News, Banks, Financial ServicesFrom a top online marketplace stepping up with its latest financials to the world’s largest social networking site showing off shiny new things, t…

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The 6 Biggest Busted Bets of 2012

Filed under: People, Features, Money and PoliticsGallery: The Six Biggest Surprises of 2012

Bruce Watson is a senior features writer for DailyFinance. You can reach him by e-mail at bruce.watson@teamaol.com, or follow him on Twitter at @bruce1971.The…

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