This is a www.fool.com article.
Over the past decade, big banks have shelled out record settlements for wrongdoings. Here’s why.
Last summer, Gallup conducted a poll that revealed Americans’ faith in key institutions continued “to lag below historical averages.” While the confidence of the American public in a number of institutions, including organized religion, the military, and government entities, had dropped significantly in the last decade, no institution has fallen further than banks.
PiggyBankBlog Bailiff: “All rise! The Honorable Judge John Wright has left the Courtroom of Public Opinion!”