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Imagine, for a moment, that you are a career criminal. You've been busted, once again, for armed robbery. The case is pretty well open-and-shut. Everyone knows you're guilty: heck, you've even ...
by TexasBill
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 05:30 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
This diary is going to have more questions than answers. If you're knowledgeable about federal tax law or regulation of public-private "authorities," please chime-in in the comments! Jake formerly ...
by lufthase
Comment Count 55 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 06:50 PM PDT with 95 Recommends
Can they help to fix Wall Street? New rules proposed today by commissioners in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The draft ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 09:32 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
From Gov. Walker's Friday "E-Update": As a part of our trade mission, The Water Council, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), and Veolia, an international water company based in ...
by Ludwig1251
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 02:26 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
On May 6, 2010, at 2:45pm the stock market plunged almost 1,000 points in a matter of seconds. It became known as the Flash Crash , and it spooked a lot of retail investors. Well, fear no more!
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 10:46 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
It was always going to take a special kind of leader to pick up Ted Kennedy’s mantle as senior Senator from Massachusetts—champion of working families and scourge of special interests. Elizabeth ...
by unapologeticliberal777
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 05:44 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 08:30 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Just read the letter, please. Really - please. Reserve judgement until you do, is all I ask. Thank you. David Brock, of very good Media Matters fame, and more recently , of the Citizens for ...
by Little
Comment Count 173 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 01:45 PM PST with 24 Recommends
Cross-Posted by DeSmogBlog Additional Reporting by David Goodner Former Texas Republican Governor Rick Perry has joined the board of directors at Energy Transfer Partners, a natural gas and ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 07:55 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Short diary here. I follow the financial industry closely and find this to be a fitting punishment for one of the worst actors in the 2008 financial meltdown. Standard & Poor’s will be suspended ...
by shrike
Comment Count 95 comments on Tue Jan 20, 2015 at 02:40 PM PST with 238 Recommends
While Keystone XL, Healthcare, Social Security and Immigration have been garnering much attention, on Tuesday the House passed a sneaky bit of legislation called the Regulatory Accountability Act ...
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2015 at 04:33 PM PST with 16 Recommends
So much for new Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White's plan to set up a panel of experts to advise her agency on the ins and outs of the arcane schemes of the financial industry. ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 87 comments on Mon Jan 05, 2015 at 10:59 PM PST with 244 Recommends
This screw-the-worker saga is rich . Rich with irony, ire, and incomplete coverage. So take a few minutes and get up to speed. If your BP can handle it , that is ... if not, I suggest this other ...
by jamess
Comment Count 213 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 04:41 PM PST with 231 Recommends
[ This article is by my friend John Lacny , a Pittsburgh-based labor activist. He wrote it at my request for my blog, Fire on the Mountain. Lacny possesses a pitiless eye for the mechanisms of ...
by lao hong han
Comment Count 113 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 08:17 PM PST with 280 Recommends
Now that the mid-term elections have passed it is time to get to work fixing everything that is wrong with America. Here are some items I am sure Congress on both sides of the aisle can agree upon.
by Jabo1941
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 06:27 PM PST with 10 Recommends
The benefits of increased productivity over the last 35 years have not gone to the middle class. So, where did they go? UMass's William Lazonick identifies a key change made by the Reagan ...
by Auriandra
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Sep 07, 2014 at 07:04 AM PDT with 92 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On July 30, the Republican minority of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, headed by Sen. David Vitter, released a report titled “The Chain of ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Aug 08, 2014 at 10:27 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
In 2011, when New York District Court Judge Jed Rakoff rejected the SEC’s $285 million settlement with Citigroup, the opinion he wrote seemed like a turning point. The SEC’s enforcement division ...
by Mark Lippman
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Aug 07, 2014 at 06:21 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
(Publishing Note: Wall Street on Parade blog co-publisher Pam Martens has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce their blog's posts in their entirety for the benefit of the Daily ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 71 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2014 at 11:40 PM PDT with 131 Recommends
The arrogance here is somewhat breathtaking. The SEC has been investigating an insider trading case allegedly involving House Ways & Means Chair David Camp (R-MI) and one of his aides, Brian Sutter,
by CorpFlunky
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Jul 06, 2014 at 02:48 PM PDT with 8 Recommends