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This was all I could grab from The Wall Street Journal , as it is hidden behind a pay wall: The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing whether high-speed trading firms are engaging in insider ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 55 comments on Tue Apr 01, 2014 at 01:17 PM PDT with 92 Recommends
On tonight's show 60 explored more ways the financial markets are being rigged using high speed trading to game the market. Is the U.S. stock market rigged? Steve Kroft reports on a new book ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 252 comments on Sun Mar 30, 2014 at 07:46 PM PDT with 452 Recommends
If you pay any attention to US financial markets, you can't avoid the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). It's cited every single day as one of the THE barometers of our financial and economic ...
by wesmorgan1
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 05:06 AM PST with 39 Recommends
What if rich bankers had the power to give themselves free money, creating it out of thin air? What if this decision were made not by elected officials, but by unaccountable lords of crony capitalism?
by Eric Stetson
Comment Count 56 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 04:42 PM PST with 23 Recommends
For months, Republicans and their amen corner have been warning "Obamacare will destroy the private-insurance market" in order to "make a single-payer, i.e. socialized medicine, system inevitable."
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 03:54 PM PST with 32 Recommends
“This was my first lesson about gambling: if you see somebody winning all the time, he isn't gambling, he's cheating.” Malcolm X What America requires to salvage the middle class and get the ...
by babybird722
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jan 13, 2014 at 08:26 PM PST with 3 Recommends
(Publishing Note: Pam Martens has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce this post in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community.) [http://wallstreetonparade.com/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 237 comments on Sun Dec 22, 2013 at 06:30 PM PST with 318 Recommends
For nearly 6 years, experts and pundits have warned how bad Obama would be for the economy, and especially investors and the stock market. From 2013: JEFF SAUT: The Stock Market Will Probably Tank ...
by winstongator
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Dec 08, 2013 at 03:57 AM PST with 3 Recommends
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by BrianMcFadden
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 02:50 PM PST with 23 Recommends
so opines Eugene Robinson in this op ed for Tuesday's Washington Post . It is crammed full of data to make the argument. He begins like this: The economy is growing much more quickly than expected.
by teacherken
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Nov 11, 2013 at 08:10 PM PST with 52 Recommends
This just in within the last hour ... Fitch Ratings put the US government's "AAA" credit rating on ' rating watch negative ' Tuesday, saying that the standstill on the U.S. debt ceiling ...
by jamess
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 02:20 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
-The rich are different than you and me. -Yes, they have more money. Likely apocryphal conversation between F. Scott Fitzgerald and Earnest Heningway I have long been on Hemngway's side on what ...
by Empty Vessel
Comment Count 60 comments on Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 11:53 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
The House Republicans are going to FORCE the GOVERNMENT to DEFAULT , because it will benefit the RICH ONLY. Well I have a suggestion that will scare the HELL OUT OF THEM... IF YOU HAVE ANY MONEY IN ...
by PapaBear
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 09:36 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
The world’s major stock markets are showing signs of exhaustion, indicating that it’s time for some type of correction. A shock to the markets from U.S. debt default could mean the difference ...
by CupaJoe
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Oct 08, 2013 at 06:09 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
High among the duties of Congress as listed in the U.S. Constitution is paying the government’s bills. Just the threat of dodging that responsibility has serious consequences. Republicans’ 2011 ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 09:11 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Look at stocks this morning: Dow: +62 Nasdaq: +39 S&P500: +13 Clearly someone isn't spooked by the possibility of sending the GOP packing. Could it be that knowing that Obama can leverage this to ...
by fblau
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 09:24 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Have you noticed the recent roller-coaster ride in the Stock Market? Have you any idea what's behind it? Well, not much except the Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke suggesting (and then ...
by jamess
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 03:07 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
* This article should not be construed as offering financial or trading advice. It is an opinion piece which uses real time data to illustrate a philosophy. Over the years I have developed a ...
by bondibox
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 07:41 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Long before the Great Recession ( when 8.7 million Americans lost their jobs ), there was plenty of discussion about wealth inequality, wage disparity, the shrinking middle-class, CEO pay, and low ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 26 comments on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 12:14 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Yesterday I said (based on the most recent New York Times/CBS poll ) the economy really sucked --- but it's much worse than even I had thought. This is per a new report from the ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Jun 10, 2013 at 01:20 PM PDT with 17 Recommends