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We live in a fascinating time in American history. For almost 35 years now, we have had politicians of both parties celebrate the most wealthy and powerful corporate leaders in our society, and do ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 09:12 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
I love the internet. It provides a wealth of information. Here's a minimalist-video-laden review of the past in relation to the economy and how it was viewed as recently as the first of the ...
by aironlater
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Sep 25, 2008 at 07:34 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
The facts are clear and uncontrovertible. In 2001 and 2002, the US was facing a soft ecomony and potential recession. In order to stimulate the economy, the Bush Administration looked to ...
by RachelMO
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Sep 20, 2008 at 09:45 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
...then we as a country are seriously asleep at the wheel. The Wall Street Journal's James Grant asks the question "Why No Outrage" at the behavior of Wall Street. As Grant says ...
by stephenedds
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Jul 23, 2008 at 12:25 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Buying and Selling Housing Accounts as a Commodity . What Greenspan (and Paulson) euphemistically call 'mis pricing risk' by the nation's financiers is more aptly described as their collective ...
by cognitorex
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Apr 02, 2008 at 05:19 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I'm not sure where the concept of the "rugged individualist", originated but I'm guessing it was around the times of the old west. It was assumed that an individual could migrate west to seek their ...
by redstatefred
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Apr 01, 2008 at 08:05 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
JP Morgan has agreed to take over the collapsed bank for $2.00 a share. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120569598608739825.html?mod=...
by Blue Texas
Comment Count 111 comments on Sun Mar 16, 2008 at 06:09 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Boomberg.com is reporting that JP Morgan is bailing out one of America’s largest brokerages Bear Stearns who is reporting their cash position have `` significantly deteriorated .'' The ...
by Kcaridad
Comment Count 41 comments on Fri Mar 14, 2008 at 09:23 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Krugman is not an economic alarmist. Today he sounded the alarm. The Federal Reserve's efforts to stop a financial meltdown are ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 121 comments on Fri Mar 14, 2008 at 08:46 AM PDT with 40 Recommends