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Colorado Pot Sales Hit $1 Million
Rolling in it... Read more...
With solid earnings of $6.5 billion in the second quarter, the Big Bank seems to be rebounding after a year of negative press related to the $6.2 billion loss by the “London Whale.” Read more...
Profitable American companies paid just 12.6 percent of their profits in federal income taxes in 2010 -- well below the 35 percent federal corporate income tax rate, according to a new study by the Government Accountability Office. Read more...
Have you heard of the Trans-Pacific Partnership? The lobbyist-penned trade deal that could give global corporations the right to sue America for getting in the way of their profits? Read more...
Why should taxpayers give Big Banks $83 billion a year? Read more...

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Short sales end with the homeowner out of the home. This is the most common "penalty" on banks in the mortgage settlement. Read more...
Economist James K. Galbraith, one of the country’s leading analysts of the financial crisis, speaks on the link between the growing inequality and economic instability. Galbraith, a professor in the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the Read more...
When the greed, recklessness, and illegal behavior on Wall Street drove this country into the deepest recession since the 1930s, the largest financial institutions in the United States took every advantage of being American. They just loved their country - and the willingness of the American people to provide them with the largest bailout in world history. In 2008, Congress approved a $700 billion gift to Wall Street. Another $16 trillion in virtually zero interest loans and other financial assistance came from the Federal Reserve. America. What a great country. Read more...
When an independent analysis of JPMorgan Chase exposed “serious flaws” in the company’s home loans, it did what Wall Street does best, hid the evidence. Read more...
“Exxon Hates Your Children” ad hits the airwaves: Hard hitting ad targeting subsidies to air in multiple markets this weekend. Countering a multi-million dollar onslaught of advertising by the oil industry in defense of its subsidies, Read more...