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Here we go again ... super-charging the Greed-gamblers -- who do not have a word in their Vocabulary for: Enough! Critics Say Spending Bill Includes a Bonanza for Wall Street by Erin McClam, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 03:24 PM PST with 18 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 her blog's posts in their entirety for the benefit of the Daily ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 141 comments on Fri Aug 01, 2014 at 12:30 AM PDT with 200 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
It starts off with an excellent question. One I ponder often. Why is Obama appointing so many former employees of one Wall St. bank? She starts by explaining her reluctant vote for Stanley Fischer ,
by Choco8
Comment Count 198 comments on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 09:14 AM PDT with 266 Recommends
The past few weeks I have noticed a significant shift in sentiment - a number of people, have explicitly written they have lost hope. Like here , here , here , ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 607 comments on Fri Mar 28, 2014 at 05:27 PM PDT with 258 Recommends
Particularly when that bank has a history of involvement with fraud and mismanagement. The proper level of financial regulation is a complex topic, about which people can have honest differences. ...
by StevenStrauss
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Dec 16, 2013 at 06:05 AM PST with 6 Recommends
No amount of protest is going to stop the USA from joining in on the Trans-Pacific Parnership. It's a done deal, with a few details to work out. Here's what I found today. Today I found reference ...
by War on Error
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed Oct 09, 2013 at 09:25 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
(Note #1: The following is Part II of a four-part series on the fifth anniversary [give or take a day or two] of the Wall Street "crash.") (Note #2: Pam Martens has provided written authorization ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Sep 18, 2013 at 03:52 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
Corporate boards justify the lavish salary and benefits they bestow upon their CEOs by saying the compensation reflects the job market. You want strong profits? You have to pay for it. Well, it ...
by Gregory Heires
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Sep 09, 2013 at 05:12 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
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
Well, obviously, this makes him perfectly qualified: Lawrence Summers, one of the leading contenders to replace Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, has been a paid consultant to Citigroup Inc. ...
by accumbens
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 01:06 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
With $23 billion in profits for one quarter, the banks are partying on Wall Street. With high-cost student loans, layoffs from the sequester and worry about another market crash, Americans on Main ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 06:58 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light,
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jul 17, 2013 at 03:27 PM PDT with 2 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
A CNN network reporter has been asking the online public to pick the topics that we thought he should be covering for the rest of the year. The top pick as of last week was: “America’s widening ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 07:25 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I haven't posted anything in a while, so if I break some long standing no-no rule you have my apologies in advance. But I just read an article at Mother Jones that was so disturbing I felt the need ...
by Mark701
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed May 29, 2013 at 08:54 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Originally published at BillMoyers.com Inequality matters. You will hear people say it doesn't, but they are usually so high up the ladder they can't even see those at the bottom. The distance ...
by Bill Moyers
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 03:05 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Get the anti-nausea drugs out. Citi found in violation of money laundering laws by two different Federal bank regulators. Now the Federal Reserve has also cited them and have given them 60 days to ...
by accumbens
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 08:38 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
U.S. companies are making record profits; and more and more of their money is staying offshore --- and barely being taxed. A recent Wall Street Journal analysis of 60 big U.S. companies found that,
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 10:36 AM PDT with 13 Recommends