Tag Archives: Washington Mutual

Our Passionate Struggle

Two weeks ago I visited a new exhibit from the SF GLBT Historical Society called Passionate Struggle: The Dynamics Of San Francisco’s GLBT History, which is housed on the corner of Castro and 18th Streets in a storefront that once was the site of Wolf Camera. This exhibit explores the dynamic tensions between passion and struggle that have forged San ...

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WaMu’s First Post-Failure Ad

And it’s actually real. Good to see that while they may have lost $300B, they haven’t lost their sense of humor. Uh, right?

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Washington Mutual: Gone In Largest Bank Failure In American History

At least we won’t be paying for this one. Maybe. Washington Mutual, the giant lender that came to symbolize the excesses of the mortgage boom, was seized by federal regulators on Thursday night in the largest bank failure in American history. Regulators simultaneously brokered an emergency sale of virtually all of Washington Mutual to JPMorgan Chase. The remainder of WaMu, ...

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