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As we all know, Wall Street banks can screw with everything from the housing market to gas prices. But Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR) and his colleagues have discovered another thing Wall Street ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Aug 07, 2013 at 03:30 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
House Republicans continue to find ways to weaken and gut Wall Street reform, this time through an agriculture budgeting bill: http://www....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 07:49 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
You could have predicted it. I could have predicted it. Hell, even Sylvia Browne could have predicted it. Prediction is one thing; Kamala Harris, California's Attorney General is trying to do ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 140 comments on Sat May 11, 2013 at 06:49 PM PDT with 250 Recommends
I don’t usually write about economics and financial markets and the reason for this is fairly simple: they intimidate the hell out of me. Mind you, I’m not talking about the institutions ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 01:42 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
From The New York Times : Government investigators have found that JPMorgan Chase devised “manipulative schemes” that transformed “money-losing power plants into powerful profit centers,” ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 03, 2013 at 08:30 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
By Tim Price, originally published on Next New ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 06:43 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Harris Interactive’s annual “Reputation Quotient” survey for 2013 finds that the five biggest "too big to fail" (TBTF) U.S. banks have some of the lowest reputations in the country according ...
by joanneleon
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 06:32 AM PST with 34 Recommends
I am really excited that the long overdue battle over immigration reform and a path to citizenship has finally begun in earnest. While I am heartsick at the reason, it is good news that common sense ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 02:14 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Yes, the TBTF Wall Street Banks and other entities like Countrywide applied for and acquired Patent Numbers. Countrywide and Nations Bank assigned their patents to Bank of America according to ...
by War on Error
Comment Count 43 comments on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 05:45 PM PST with 20 Recommends
There is finally, finally, finally some momentum starting to build toward accountability for the biggest banks. The results of the election will determine whether it continues to build or completely ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 01:45 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
In May, Mitt Romney suggested a new eligibility test in the U.S. Constitution requiring that the president first "spend at least three years working in business." It was bad enough that America's ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Jul 14, 2012 at 02:47 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
From the Associated Press: JPMorgan Chase said Friday that a bad trade had cost the bank $5.8 billion this year, almost triple its original estimate, and raised the prospect that traders had ...
by DSWright
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Jul 13, 2012 at 11:42 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Matt Taibbi has claimed Wall Street operates like the mafia, Eliot Spitzer claims the mafia learned from Wall Street . But given the economic system is now Neo-feudalism perhaps the corruption more ...
by DSWright
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jul 11, 2012 at 11:13 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
My name is Lisa Epstein . I am running for Clerk of Circuit Court in Palm Beach County's August 14, 2012 election. Our county's voters have spoken loud and clear; expose and rid our county of fraud.
by Lisa for Clerk
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 07:31 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
You don't have to look further than the utterly pathetic game of repeated "stay-out-of-jail" cards handed the global banker elite to understand why people are pissed--whether in the U.S., Greece ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jun 27, 2012 at 04:42 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
JP MorganChase CEO Jamie Dimon testifies before the Senate Banking Committee (Larry Downing/Reuters) When J.P. Morgan's CEO Jamie Dimon testified before the Senate Banking Committee last week, ...
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 89 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2012 at 06:00 AM PDT with 67 Recommends
I want to get the kossacks here up to protest near a JP morgan ...
by daeros
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri May 25, 2012 at 07:00 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
As far as I know, I'm still allowed to demand honest journalism these next six months so here we go. Apparently it's not enough that Andrew Ross Sorkin is obviously not in it for anyone else besides ...
by priceman
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu May 24, 2012 at 08:16 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
The recent $2 billion loss by JP Morgan demonstrates clearly that Wall Street hasn't learned anything from the economic meltdown of 2008. They continue to make high-risk bets, putting our economy ...
by Jeff Merkley
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 18, 2012 at 11:30 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
I have a Republican leaning guy posting in my blog. He is there because he is a friend of a friend and my blog needs more voices and because he agrees to my moderating his posts. What is funny is ...
by healthy
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed May 16, 2012 at 06:51 AM PDT with 7 Recommends