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Rolling Stone reporter Matt Taibbi exposes what we've always known: Wall Street is above the law.
by FIREeconomy
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Feb 17, 2011 at 09:58 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Want to learn how to turn a first world economy into a third world economy? Embrace the FIRE (finance, insurance, real estate) economy. Ireland was once known as one of Neoliberalism's few success ...
by FIREeconomy
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Feb 03, 2011 at 10:06 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Once upon a time, in a far off country, (begins with Afgh and ends with stan) there was a big bank. The entire government used this bank. This bank holds most of the money that pays all the little ...
by Julie Gulden
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Jan 31, 2011 at 09:14 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Did you vote for change? Too bad you didn't get it. Candidate Obama took $998,000 from Goldman Sachs - President Obama bailed out Goldman Sachs and put Timothy Geithner, of AIG fame, as Treasury ...
by FIREeconomy
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Jan 28, 2011 at 01:38 PM PST with 1 Recommend
While President Obama, who ran on a platform of change , spent his state of the union address kowtowing to Wall Street and reciting corporatespeak (America needs to "win the future") in what ...
by FIREeconomy
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Jan 26, 2011 at 12:51 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Corporations aren't American. In fact they have no national allegiances. So why is Obama kissing so much Corporate ass as if that's good for America (and hence his re-election)?
by FIREeconomy
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jan 25, 2011 at 11:53 AM PST with 1 Recommend
The Federal Reserve announced a great plan to prevent insolvency... break change its own rules . The significant shift was tucked ...
by FIREeconomy
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Jan 24, 2011 at 11:03 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Why did the Republicans take back the House of Representatives? Clarity of vision? Obama fatigue? A yearning for divided government by the electorate? No.
by FIREeconomy
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jan 07, 2011 at 10:27 AM PST with 14 Recommends
"How can Wall Street be doing so well while America continues an increasingly rapid decline?" Anyone with a basic understanding of how business and politics work would find that question to be ...
by FIREeconomy
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Dec 31, 2010 at 10:00 AM PST with 5 Recommends
The Invisible Hand The Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz, says:
by jamess
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Dec 31, 2010 at 09:55 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Watch this -- if you dare ... Gumball Automatic Trading ...
by jamess
Comment Count 40 comments on Sun Dec 26, 2010 at 11:58 AM PST with 24 Recommends
Someone must have been very good this year. Wall Street’s biggest banks, rebounding after a government bailout, are set to complete their best two years in ...
by jamess
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat Dec 25, 2010 at 11:07 AM PST with 28 Recommends
Welcome to America, you (everyone but the 1%) don't own much of it. And after the financial crisis (which would have in theory hurt financial interests)
by FIREeconomy
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Dec 13, 2010 at 10:50 AM PST with 3 Recommends
While Obama's most recent capitulation continues to breed controversy among progressives with one commentator going so ...
by FIREeconomy
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Dec 09, 2010 at 09:20 AM PST with 3 Recommends
It seems President Obama is once again capitulating to moneyed interests , (it's a good thing they agreed to lower the estate ...
by FIREeconomy
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Dec 07, 2010 at 09:01 AM PST with 9 Recommends
As I'm sure everyone has noticed, the flamethrowers in the Obama/antiObama wars have undergone a major shift here at Dkos in the last few weeks, and some of the top diarists who ferociously stood up ...
by gustynpip
Comment Count 67 comments on Tue Dec 07, 2010 at 07:45 AM PST with 21 Recommends
While the evidence continues mounting for an ...
by FIREeconomy
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Dec 06, 2010 at 09:31 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Contrary to the many many (many) lies told by the Federal Reserve the facts finally got out today - only because the independent Senator Bernie Sanders from ...
by FIREeconomy
Comment Count 41 comments on Thu Dec 02, 2010 at 10:00 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Following the Obama Administration's engineering of the biggest bank bailout in history, Barney Frank and others in Congress passed the Dodd-Frank resolution that called on the Federal Reserve to ...
by route66
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 01, 2010 at 11:11 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Bill Gross, managing director of the world's largest mutual fund with assets worth $255 billion at Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), has issued a blistering critique of ...
by FIREeconomy
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 01, 2010 at 10:06 AM PST with 10 Recommends