The top reasons Wall Street and Republicans are scared of Richard Cordray

The Raw Story     After months of pushback from Republicans in Congress, President Obama has finally decided to go over their heads and appoint former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau without them. So who is he? We’ve written a lot about him at Business Insider. Partly because, no matter what side… More The top reasons Wall Street and Republicans are scared of Richard Cordray

40 States Join to Halt Foreclosures

Wallstreet Journal Attorneys General Hope Lenders Will Re-Write Loans With Troubled Documents A coalition of as many as 40 state attorneys general is expected Wednesday to announce an investigation into the mortgage-servicing industry, an effort some of them hope will pressure financial institutions to rewrite large numbers of troubled loans. The move comes amid recent allegations… More 40 States Join to Halt Foreclosures