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Finally! It's been just over three weeks since the July 3rd arrest of former Goldman Sachs IT executive [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/7/6/750420/-Breaking%3A-FBI-Arrest-Opens-Goldman-Sachs-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 450 comments on Sat Jul 25, 2009 at 12:18 PM PDT with 895 Recommends
Up until about two weeks ago, Matt Taibbi's favorite Goldman Sachs' market observers, the folks over at the [http://zerohedge.blogspot.com Zero Hedge blog], had been continually commenting over the ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 494 comments on Mon Jul 06, 2009 at 02:51 AM PDT with 771 Recommends
'CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY' - In Theaters October ...
by Michael Moore
Comment Count 387 comments on Fri Aug 21, 2009 at 12:36 AM PDT with 705 Recommends
It's all there in Friday's NY Times. The lede atop today's business section of the gray lady tells us: "[http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/15/business/15bank.html Mortgage Mess May Cost Big Banks ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 1146 comments on Thu Oct 14, 2010 at 11:10 PM PDT with 632 Recommends
Huffington Post has a video up of our buddy Jim Cramer talking about how he manipulated the market to improve his position on the hedge funds he managed. Some of the activity is ethically wrong - ...
by RichM
Comment Count 257 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2009 at 08:06 AM PDT with 606 Recommends
"We need an approach that asks everybody to do their part." -- President Obama, in his video address today. I must admit that I'm confused about the concept. When I muse ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 543 comments on Sat Jul 23, 2011 at 05:36 PM PDT with 504 Recommends
Sunday, September 6th, 2009 Friends, Well, this is it! Tonight, at the Venice Film Festival, I will premiere my new movie, "Capitalism: A Love Story." After 16 months of production, I am proud to ...
by Michael Moore
Comment Count 402 comments on Sat Sep 05, 2009 at 07:56 PM PDT with 465 Recommends
On tonight's show 60 explored more ways the financial markets are being rigged using high speed trading to game the market. Is the U.S. stock market rigged? Steve Kroft reports on a new book ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 252 comments on Sun Mar 30, 2014 at 07:46 PM PDT with 452 Recommends
Republican economics in action: Take a bunch of money from the government in tax breaks and subsidies. Whine about government spending on "those people". Dump all the ill-gotten gains into the ...
by thereisnospoon
Comment Count 251 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2009 at 02:49 PM PST with 451 Recommends
It was 2 years ago. The lead up to the election was in full swing. Things were starting to heat up. I was an avid reader of Daily Kos and disgusted critic of the Bush debacle. One day I started ...
by kbee214
Comment Count 287 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2009 at 06:28 AM PDT with 435 Recommends
Matt Taibbi focuses upon more inconvenient truths about our nation’s ongoing mortgage fraud fiasco from his Rolling Stone blog, yesterday, in: “[http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 310 comments on Fri Aug 26, 2011 at 01:07 AM PDT with 409 Recommends
I want to know who yelled "NOOO!" so loud and so long, when President Obama asked for a bill to ban insider trading by members of Congress during his State of the Union address. You can hear the ...
by Charles
Comment Count 180 comments on Wed Jan 25, 2012 at 10:30 PM PST with 381 Recommends
(Publishing Note: Pam Martens has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce this post in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community.) [http://wallstreetonparade.com/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 237 comments on Sun Dec 22, 2013 at 06:30 PM PST with 318 Recommends
Here's the link to Jenny Anderson's lead story running in this morning's (Thursday's) NY Times' Business Section: "[http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/06/business/06goldman.html?_r=1 Despite Bailouts, ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 188 comments on Thu Aug 06, 2009 at 12:45 AM PDT with 305 Recommends
Back in late September, Alan Grayson (Big D-FL08) grilled Federal Reserve General Counsel Scott Alvarez on whether or not the Federal Reserve has manipulated the stock and futures market. ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 284 comments on Sun Nov 01, 2009 at 07:05 AM PST with 284 Recommends
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 209 comments on Mon Oct 17, 2005 at 10:31 PM PDT with 272 Recommends
So today, the Dow Jones ended up more than 400 points, and the Nasdaq and S&P 500 (contrary to popular belief, this is the more important index than DJIA is) both closed way over 4%. A lot of the ...
by PsiFighter37
Comment Count 397 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2008 at 07:15 PM PDT with 264 Recommends
A few weeks ago, it was reported that some right-wing rich guys' club had pledged $100 million to defeat President Obama. The Koch Brothers led the way, pledging $60 mil. Which is pocket change, ...
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 70 comments on Fri May 25, 2012 at 10:51 AM PDT with 253 Recommends
What more does one need to say when, over the past couple of days, two of our nation’s most prescient economists, Simon Johnson and Paul Krugman, take slightly separate paths to end up telling us ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 173 comments on Sat Aug 20, 2011 at 12:27 PM PDT with 245 Recommends
Les Leopold posted a great piece on Alternet.org on Friday afternoon, entitled: "[http://www.alternet.org/blogs/peek/where%27s_the_progressive_agenda_for_the_great_recession/#142896 Where's ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 300 comments on Mon Sep 28, 2009 at 02:58 AM PDT with 224 Recommends