Articles by Jim Lardner
Regulators are right to ban abusive payday lending at major banks.
It's not quite so easy for the financial industry to get what it wants anymore.
The financial sector has become the main source of America's wealth disparity.
A new poll shows Americans support increased financial regulation, as politicians drag their feet.
This pernicious practice lets companies get away with bad actions for basically nothing.
A tiny speculation tax can help the budget and the wider economy.
The financial industry's case against a new Glass-Steagall Act doesn't hold up.
43 senators are looking out for the interests of Wall Street, rather than consumers.
A pair of industry-backed bills would bring on a sequal to subprime-fueled predatory lending.
Companies should have to disclose how much more the CEO makes than an average employee.