http://consumerist.com/2007/10/01/lasalle-bank-executives-begin-jumping/

LaSalle Bank executives begin jumping ship. Save yourselves! [Chicago Tribune]

"Disgraced" Former Home Depot CEO Robert "Big Bob" Nardelli Named CEO Of Chrysler

"Disgraced" Former Home Depot CEO Robert "Big Bob" Nardelli Named CEO Of Chrysler

You can’t keep a good CEO down! Or something. Robert “Big Bob” Nardelli, the CEO who famously ran Home Depot into the ground by deemphasizing customer service in favor of the “business supply” division and then ran away with over $200 million in severance pay and other bonuses, has been named CEO of the Chrysler Group.

Bank of America To Raise ATM Surcharge to $3

Bank of America To Raise ATM Surcharge to $3

US PIRG says they’ve obtained legitimate documentation that says Bank of America will be raising their ATM surcharges for non-customers to $3 at most locations. The change will take place on July 31st.

Stay Out Of Our Comments, PR Douchebags

Regarding this morning’s “Bank Of America Wins, Buys Chicago’s LaSalle Bank,” commenter “Stankwell,” whose first and only comment went up today, wrote:

LaSalle customers should be happy. Among other things, they’re gaining access to world-class online banking and a coast-to-coast branch and ATM network.

Bank Of America Wins, Buys Chicago's LaSalle Bank

Bank Of America Wins, Buys Chicago's LaSalle Bank

Bank of American managed to fight off a hostile take over by the Royal Bank of Scotland to acquire LaSalle Bank from its parent company ABN Amro. The Dutch Supreme court has cleared the way for Bank of America and conversion seems all but inevitable for all of you LaSalle Bank customers.

LaSalle Bank Deal Could Push Bank of America Over 10% Deposit Cap

LaSalle Bank Deal Could Push Bank of America Over 10% Deposit Cap

There’s a law in this country that prevents any one bank from holding over 10% of the insured deposits. If Bank of America manages to hold on to its deal to buy Chicago’s LaSalle Bank, Bank of America would hold approximately 10.7% of deposits—about 5.1 billion dollars too much.