That penalty is too light to deter future finagling.
Let's invest in full employment, world-class skills, and technology that works for workers.
Years after their wrongdoing ignited the financial crisis, the Justice Department apparently is acting like massive U.S. banks are too big to prosecute.
Bernanke and Geithner are reaping fat rewards from bailing out big banks while giving the rest of us a recovery that wasn't.
A tiny tax on every financial transaction would curb Wall Street recklessness.
Banks don't engage in wrongdoing, bankers do.
The New York financial industry's $27 billion haul for 2013 is ridiculous.
Raising the minimum wage would give our economy much more bang for the buck than we get from the financial industry's yearly windfalls.