Stories by Yves Smith

Yves Smith is the founder of Naked Capitalism and the author of "ECONned: How Unenlightened Self Interest Undermined Democracy and Corrupted Capitalism." subscribe to Yves Smith's feed

Posted on: Mar 4, 2013, Source: Naked Capitalism

Lew's employment relationship with the megabank is raising eyebrows.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2013, Source: Naked Capitalism

Yves Smith exposes the underbelly of foreclosure review processes that left Americans without justice.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2013, Source: Naked Capitalism

Obama promised justice to abused American homeowners. Have they gotten it?

Posted on: Jan 17, 2013, Source: Naked Capitalism

Kochs may fear that the Tea Party's debt ceiling hostage-taking will foil budget strategy.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

The strategy is well-meaning, but there are better approaches to relieving debt.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

Escalating delinquency rates make student loans look like the new subprime.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

Peter Orszag, Obama-Admin-Veteran-Turned-Bank-Exec, is selling catfood futures hard.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

Wall Street hates Greg Smith for telling the world of rampant abuse in one of its most prestigious firms.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

New Study finds “severe toxic effects” of commonly used Monsanto herbicides.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

Wall Street eyes rental properties in a money-making scheme likely to screw both investors and renters. Whoopee!

Posted on: Aug 20, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

Stressed homeowners twist in the wind as home values, and the economy, continue to stagnate.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

The Obama administration should show big banks that it's not ok harass people serving their country.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

The woman who punted on the foreclosure crisis makes the short list. Word is, she's dumber than Palin.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2012, Source:

Yves Smith and Matt Taibbi join Bill Moyers to discuss our criminal global financial system.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

Davidson's latest foray into "Stupid-nomics" is wildly out of touch with America's massive jobs crisis.

Posted on: May 16, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

Krugman, who has taken brave stands in the past, has failed to call out phony 'centrist' deficit hawks who want to steal our future.

Posted on: May 3, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

Yves Smith explores Davidson's latest assault on common sense and accuracy in his new piece on Romney's crony, the revolting Edward Conard.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

News of suits against police violations of Constitutional rights and excessive force represent a key front for pushing back against illegitimate power.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

The 1% Whisperer strikes again, this time with a clueless view of domestic workers.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2012, Source: Naked Capitalism

Roger Lowenstein's Bernanke-as-hero cover story is revisionist history. In reality, the Fed chief has much to answer for in his handling of financial crisis and the economy.