Hold Fast

A Blog by Matt Browner Hamlin

Hold Fast - a blog by Matt Browner Hamlin

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What I’m Reading

February 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

Rolling Stone: Exclusive: Homeland Security Kept Tabs on Occupy Wall Street Naked Capitalism: Yet Another Mortgage Scam: Homeowners Not Getting Cancelled Notes After Foreclosures, Hit by Later Claims Allison Frankel: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the MBS sleeper defense David Dayen: Donovan Pressed on Foreclosure Fraud Settlement in Senate Banking Committee Huffington Post: Q&A With [...]

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What I’m Reading

February 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

Clay Johnson: Change Dot Biz Wall Street Journal: For the Costliest Homes, Foreclosure Comes Slowly Bloomberg: Buffett: Banks Victimized by Excesses of Ousted Homeowners (This is b.s.) Washington Business Journal: D.C. owed $30.6M in condo conversion fees, audit says Politico: Cuomo shuns media, gets attention Dean Baker: Is Joe Nocera right when he says that [...]

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What I’m Reading

February 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

Think Progress: University of Virginia Football Player Goes On Hunger Strike To Get Living Wage For University Employees Think Progress: STUDY: Ron Paul Never Attacked Romney Once During 20 Debates, But Attacked Romney’s Rivals 39 Times Barry Ritholtz: Foreclosure settlement a failure of law, a triumph for bank attorney Naked Capitalism: Abigail Field: Insider Says [...]

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What I’m Reading

February 24th, 2012 · Comments Off

Washington Post: Maryland Senate passes same-sex marriage bill Baltimore Sun: Gay marriage law will likely be up to voters Reuters: FDIC Lawsuits Yielded Big Penalties, But Bankers Haven’t Paid Up Naked Capitalism: Fannie Putting More Dubious New Loans Back to BofA, So BofA Will Stick Them to Freddie Instead Felix Salmon: Matter’s vision for long-form [...]

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What I’m Reading

February 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off

I’m going to try doing a periodic (daily?) roundup of what I’m reading. NPR: With Banks As Landlords, Some Tenants Neglected (h/t Lynn Syzmoniak) Dealbook: Responding to Critics, S.E.C. Defends ‘No Wrongdoing’ Settlements Bloomberg: Bank Lobby Widened Volcker Rule Before Inciting Foreign Outrage (via Neil Barofsky on Twitter) NY Times: Mutated Trout Raise Concerns Near [...]

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