hedge funds

Christie's Wall St. Donors Won Huge Contracts, Sucked Out Fat Pension Fees
Christie bragged about pension "reform," but outsourced the assets to his Wall St. buddies so they could siphon off large fees. Read more...
The 1% Are Still Stealing Our Homes
Hedge funds and private equity firms have quietly bought 200,000 cheap, mostly foreclosed houses in cities hardest hit by the economic meltdown. Read more...
Better Late Than Never? Volcker Rule Will Finally Get Vote
Volcker Rule Set for Dec. 10 Approval by U.S. Regulators Read more...
Taibbi says, "Pension funds are one of the last great, unguarded piles of money in this country and there are going to be all sort of operators that are trying to get their hands on that money." Read more...
Lee Camp: The Secret Reason High Unemployment Is Here To Stay
In this episode of the Moment of Clarity Show, we cover why unemployment is here to stay, how hedge funds ruined your favorite food, why I hate "The Big Bang Theory." Read more...

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A Robin Hood Tax on the banks could raise tens of billions to help protect public services, fight poverty and tackle climate change at home and abroad. Read more...
Given he's from New York and has done more than his share to make sure our government policies are friendly to Wall Street, the big banks and the hedge fund managers, I was pleasantly surprised to hear Chuck Schumer take his fellow Senator, Jon Kyl Read more...
It wouldn't be a Saturday on Fox's so-called "business block" without several rounds of union bashing and this week was no exception with the panel on Neil Cavuto's show continuing to attack the labor union, rather than management and the hedge fund managers, for the demise of Hostess -- Fox Ignores Hostess' Array Of Troubles To Scapegoat Union For Liquidation: Read more...
DemocracyNow! discusses a major new exposé on the cover of The Nation magazine called "Mitt Romney’s Bailout Bonanza: How He Made Millions from the Rescue of Detroit." Read more...
Click for a larger idea of Peterson's worldJust after the disastrous midterms in 2010, I wrote a lengthy post about who Pete Peterson was, and why he is exactly the wrong guy to be having a "bipartisan summit" on so-called "entitlement reform." Read more...