A Recap of Last Week’s Storiesby Tim Manni
Friday (1/15/10): "A Few Friday Notes: Looking Back at 2009 as it Bleeds into 2010": J.P. Morgan head Jamie Dimon says any extra costs to the banks will likely be passed onto consumers — that includes the president’s new “financial crisis responsibility fee.”
Thursday (1/14/10): "Update1: Banks: Villains, Victims, Or Just Easy Targets?": Obama announces new tax for TARP recipients. TARP’s infamous legacy will likely be around for years to come.
Wednesday (1/13/10): "Americans Required to Give Up Even More Privacy": Think your paycheck is for your eyes only? Think again.
Tuesday (1/12/10): "Mortgage Insurance Industry Making Do On Its Own?": With little help from Washington, the mortgage insurance industry has been trying to claw their way back almost entirely on their own.
Monday: (1/11/10): "Mortgage Rates Stabilize, No Longer Rising": Rates end their "weeks-long rise" as the Fed continues to strategize over how to keep rates at their current lows.