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JP Morgan's $2B loss: 'Modest' or cause for concern?

05/14/12 10:51AM

The $2B loss at JPMorgan Chase due to risky bets continues to cause concern in the financial world. Is it time to consider stronger bank regulation? Could this loss have happened if the Volcker rule were in place? CNBC's David Faber and the Washington Post's Ezra Klein join the conversation. read more

Must-Read Op-Eds for Monday, May 14, 2012

05/14/12 09:52AM

WHY WE REGULATEPAUL KRUGMAN NEW YORK TIMESJust to be clear, businessmen are human — although the lords of finance have a tendency to forget that — and they make money-losing mistakes all the time. That in itself is no reason for the government to get involved. But banks are special, because the risks they take are borne, in large part, by... read more

Morning Headlines: Monday, May 14

05/14/12 05:48AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?US churches split over same-sex marriage issueEmbattled chief exec leaves YahooChase loss a bitter reminder of economic woesObama targets new group in battleground states: veteransJPMorgan Loss Claims Official Who Oversaw TradingElizabeth Warren:... read more

Bidding for a cause

Bidding for a cause

05/13/12 08:00PM

Kerry Kennedy joins Morning Joe to talk about the RFK Center’s Annual Spring Online Auction. Kennedy talks about some of the top items which includes seeing President Barack Obama giving his acceptance speech at the upcoming DNC. watch

Must-Read Op-Eds for Friday, May 11, 2012

05/11/12 01:15PM

EASY USELESS ECONOMICSBY PAUL KRUGMANNEW YORK TIMEShe impact of Obama's statement may not be so positive in the long run for America's top newspapers and networks. They continue to be enablers of a liberal politician who has long played a cynical game on an issue critical to most who run those same media outlets. Is a Democratic... read more

Morning Headlines: Friday, May 11

05/11/12 05:47AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?Tenn. murder, kidnap suspect dead, girls safeGay marriage adds to election stakesA shock from JPMorgan is new fodder for reformersGOP leaders quiet on gay marriageFacebook's IPO already oversubscribed: sourceJohn Edwards defense to ask judge... read more