JPMorgan Settlement Complicated By Washington Mutual: Sources Reuters. Sounds like Justice would be happy for the FDIC to pay JPMorgan’s fine. Josh Rosner says this would cut $3.5 billion out of the proposed $11 billion payout.
Spain Is Expected to Extradite Ex-Trader in JPMorgan Case Dealbook. The plot thickens.
Bill Clinton on deregulation: ‘The Republicans made me do it!’ Columbia Journalism Review. Includes vintage Summers/Clinton press event bragging at the signing ceremony for Gramm-Leach-Bliley.
SEC Enforcement co-director: We’re bringing ‘swagger’ back Alison Frankel
America flirts with self-destruction Martin Wolf
How Big a (Macroeconomic) Deal is the Government Shutdown? Economic Policy Institute
Superman to the Rescue Susie Madrak
The Other Deadline Congress Missed: Welfare Just Lapsed ThinkProgress
Your Pension Is Under Attack From All Sides. Here’s 10. Automatic Earth
Student Loan Defaults Surge To Highest Level In Nearly 2 Decades Shahien Nasiripour
Obamacare Launch Day Plagued By Website Glitches Huffington Post
Former aide sorry for dissing Obama Politico. “It’s stunning that (Obama’s) in politics, because he really doesn’t like people,” was the diss in question.
Big Brother is Watching You Watch:
Privacy Primer Tim Bray, Medium
Google Accused of Wiretapping in Gmail Scans New York Times
Can the Guardian Take Its Aggressive Investigations Global? The New Yorker (h/t furzy mouse)
Amid foreclosure fallout, Cleveland area has hope Cleveland Plain Dealer. Headline more hopeful than article.
Calpers concerned about Richmond, California’s mortgage plan Reuters. Calpers is the California Public Employees Retirement System. Harder for Richmond and its benefactor, Mortgage Resolution Partners, to demonize their opposition as “greedy Wall Street banks” when among them is the largest public employee retirement fund in the country.
You’ll Be Shocked to Learn About the USDA’s Agenda RealFarmacy (h/t lambert)
Jellyfish Invasion Paralyzes Swedish Reactor New York Times
Simpsons plots to kill off another character Today Show
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