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Greg Palast has published a bombshell article proving what many have long suspected -- that the global financial crisis was deliberately engineered by a small cabal of bank industry bigwigs. A ...
by AmBushed
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Aug 24, 2013 at 03:55 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
It's pretty common knowledge that CNBC is a very pro-business cable TV show, excluding the fact that they also air the show "American Greed". In some ways it's odd, as their sister station (MSNBC) ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jun 15, 2013 at 05:27 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
(Reuters) - Fannie Mae (FNMA.OB), the nation's biggest mortgage finance company, on Thursday said it will pay $59.4 billion in dividends to the U.S. Treasury after a record profit in the first ...
by shrike
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 09:27 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Mortgage finance giant Fannie Mae (FNMA.OB), helped by the U.S. housing market's continued recovery, posted an $17.2 billion annual profit for 2012 on Tuesday, its largest ever yearly gain and its ...
by shrike
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 07:23 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Another essay with an organization of thoughts regarding a commonly misunderstood economic phenomenon regarding the trade deficit and $ hegemony, please criticize at will!: ----------- Smothered ...
by aguadito
Comment Count 46 comments on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 12:57 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Cross posted at Voices on the Square and the Stars Hollow Gazette There seems to be a lot of celebrating without actually understanding much of what has happened as of late. One reason is that it ...
by priceman
Comment Count 146 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 02:27 PM PST with 53 Recommends
Cross posted at Voices on the Square and the Stars Hollow Gazette That’s ...
by priceman
Comment Count 220 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 08:20 AM PST with 39 Recommends
Cross posted at Voices on the Square and the Stars Hollow Gazette We know by now that fake tough talk from the President on letting the Bush tax cuts above those making $250,000 expire being an ...
by priceman
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 08:20 AM PST with 32 Recommends
There is a diary on the rec list about Paul Krugman's endorsement for the US Treasuring to mint a $1 trillion There is also a White House petition that was put up on January 3rd encouraging the ...
by accumbens
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 02:26 PM PST with 5 Recommends
“People in the political arena were even talking about a potential default,” said Joydeep Mukherji, senior director at S&P. “That a country even has such voices, albeit a minority, is ...
by leftreborn
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 10:27 AM PST with 9 Recommends
I just read an interview with an economist with a huge love/hate relationship problem. The article was published in the last few hours over across the Pond, in the Guardian, and was struck by one ...
by route66
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Jun 03, 2012 at 02:38 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Banks got bailed out. We got sold out. It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. "Everybody lied like crazy."
by joanneleon
Comment Count 1034 comments on Mon Nov 28, 2011 at 11:37 AM PST with 501 Recommends
In anticipation of your upcoming Jobs Speech, I just wanted to offer you my humble advice: Let the Too Big To Fail banks fail and nationalize them. Right now, the banks ...
by That Korean Guy
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Sep 01, 2011 at 12:17 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Late Friday afternoon, as books were being closed all over the financial world for the upcoming weekend, one of the last great ones of summer, Standard and Poor's dropped the Federal Government's ...
by kavips
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Aug 06, 2011 at 03:27 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
(Author's Note: Most of this diary was previously published back in January; but I've revised it slightly for these reasons. First, a Government shutdown is now upon us, even though the debt ceiling ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Apr 06, 2011 at 07:00 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Some of you all basically ignored the Congressional oversight report I posted last night. So I'll try again. Here is a report from the US treasury. Turns out our President is incapable of cutting ...
by fine young cabalist
Comment Count 39 comments on Mon Apr 04, 2011 at 07:53 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Here's why the rich should pay higher taxes because they benefit more from Taxpayer Funded Protections & Projects more than any other group from: US Military, Nations Infrastructure, Police, ...
by keepemhonest
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Mar 26, 2011 at 11:09 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Much analysis can be found around the web re. the Massachusetts Supreme Court's recent Ibanez decision; I've just stumbled onto a most cogent and reasoned thesis on the subject, its ...
by route66
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jan 23, 2011 at 12:50 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Since when is the TBTF JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Citi, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs more important to the United States of America than anyone ...
by joeshwingding
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Jan 23, 2011 at 08:21 AM PST with 8 Recommends
The media and much of the blogosphere are framing the coming debt ceiling decision, somewhen in the March to early May period, as one in which the Republican-majority House of Representatives may ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 55 comments on Wed Jan 19, 2011 at 04:35 PM PST with 6 Recommends