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I'm an idiot, completely unqualified. But last I remember, mortgage backed securities were what were at the center of the economic meltodown of 2008, at the center of bank/mortgage company meltdowns,
by Gustogirl
Comment Count 61 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2012 at 01:11 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The Fed Chairman originally appointed by W Bush, Bernanke, now competes against Pres Obama for causing recent increases in private sector employment. in a major economic speech today at the ...
by nextstep
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Aug 31, 2012 at 01:36 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke seems close to having the central bank engage in "Quantitative Easing." A lot of people may wonder what in the world that means. Normally I post things more ...
by AdamWeiss
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Aug 26, 2012 at 08:25 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I don’t pretend to understand monetary policy, and I don’t have an opinion one way or another on Ben Bernanke or previous Fed chairmen, but this caught my eye. I have a miniscule amount of ...
by RickinStLouis
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 11:17 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
MF Global epitomizes what is wrong with our system, it is gamed completely to funnel wealth from individuals to the people that are "corporations" specifically financial institutions. So MF has ...
by treeuggerIT
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Feb 01, 2012 at 04:33 AM PST with 2 Recommends
You saw that title, “A $200K Mortgage for $2 a Month,” and maybe you thought, “that looks like spam.” No. It’s real. And then maybe you thought, “a $200,000 mortgage? For only $2 each ...
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 62 comments on Fri Dec 09, 2011 at 01:50 PM PST with 396 Recommends
1. Stance on reducing or eliminating corporate influence in politics Eliminate "Personhood" legal status for corporations. The interests of the general public and society must always come before ...
by joelado
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Dec 06, 2011 at 03:27 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Where? In London. Saw only a blip about this on MSM. This is major NEWS! Why the silence in the USA about this? Fear of a bigger OWS movement maybe?
by roseeriter
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Dec 01, 2011 at 07:25 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Here are links to the lists of Corporate Stocks our "esteemed" Senators and Congress Members own. See which Members are heavily invested in the banks that GOT BAILED OUT. If you haven't already, ...
by War on Error
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Nov 28, 2011 at 08:43 PM PST with 15 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
Bloomberg is reporting in their January issue the details of ...
by Old Redneck
Comment Count 106 comments on Mon Nov 28, 2011 at 07:27 AM PST with 132 Recommends
I've written several diaries about this impending financial system collapse, which to me, it has been obvious for quite some time now. Some people react with anger, disbelief, or derision to such ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 38 comments on Sat Nov 26, 2011 at 03:41 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Most of what you hear every day in the news, especially when it comes to big news, like the markets, the economy, Wall Street, the national debt here and in Europe, are outright lies and fabrication.
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 11:37 AM PST with 8 Recommends
We ...
by joelado
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 06:58 AM PST with 2 Recommends
There is a people. They get together and form a government based on the rule of law, unalienable ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 09:46 PM PST with 10 Recommends
The problem with these things is that every generation uses the past as prologue, in order to evaluate issues related to the rise of tyranny, fascism, and oppressive regimes. Yesterday I watched a ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 98 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 01:13 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Last Sunday, after reading noted GOPer apologist Jason Lewis'
by TwoPuttTommy
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 06:06 AM PST with 2 Recommends
by joelado
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Nov 13, 2011 at 06:31 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Don't you find it almost insulting by now? Insulting to your intelligence? Every time the markets go up, all the news outlets, like parrots, repeat the same inane reasons for it. Every time the ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Nov 09, 2011 at 04:03 PM PST with 13 Recommends
This morning as I was driving and stopped at an intersection, I noticed a middle-age woman in a car on the left-turn lane, next to me. The reason she caught my attention is because when I got to ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Oct 19, 2011 at 10:42 AM PDT with 12 Recommends