There's nothing like the irony of a former Lehman Brothers executive and the husband of a former Goldman Sachs managing director sparring about how we're supposed to rein in Wall Street.
Fox Business, Republican Presidential Debate, Nov. 10, 2015. Read more... http://crooksandliars.com/2015/11/cruz-and-kasich-spar-over-wall-street
Since we know they'll be coming for her, we need to make sure we have Sen. Warren's back.
In 2008, the United States economy experienced a nearly unprecedented crisis, due to a perfect storm involving banking deregulation, complex derivatives, financial mismanagement, and larger systemic causes, including an inadequate
Shortly after Jamie Dimon's appearance on Fox last month, PBS's Bill Moyers had former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and head of President Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board, Paul Volcker, whose namesake is
From Occupy Wall Street: Guess what's just a week away? May Day! Join an unprecedented coalition of workers, immigrants, and occupiers of all kinds to step, for one day, out of work, school, stores and homes and into the struggle against an
News of the day, this day in history for December 29, 1998 - Senior figures in the former Khmer Rouge defect and offer apologies for mass killings. Malaysian Deputy Minister Anwar Ibrahim sex scandal trial. Breaking news of hostage drama in Yemen with 16 British and American tourists. Escalating traffic deaths in South Africa result in call for blood. Bank scandal in Russia. Child Prostitution on rise in UK. North Cyprus threatens to break ties and align with Turkey.
I finally opened an account at my local credit union a few weeks ago, and the manager told me their membership was up by "at least" 25 percent this quarter. Which is good! They treated me like a human being, they had a nice waiting area and
In an interview, in response to a question about recent protest marches in the UK, retired Manchester United soccer star Eric Cantona said he didn't think protests were very effective: "We don't pick up weapons to kill people to start the
The New Yorker features a thought-provoking article called "What Good is Wall Street?" Reading it made me think of this song from Mary Poppins, "Fidelity Fiduciary Bank." Amazing, how timely this song is!
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