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Wall Street's Whipsaw Week Shows Global Economy's Flaws
Business  (tags: world, usa, society, politics, money, investments, economy, business, corporate, Wall Street, Whipsaw Week, Global, Economy, markets, growth )

Darren
- 19 days ago - nytimes.com
With markets priced for expectations of a steadily improving global economy, troubling signs that growth may have stalled.
Wall Street's P.R. Whopper: How Its Big New Lie Can Trigger Another Crisis
Business  (tags: Wall Street, Great Recession, Economic Crisis, Housing Bubble, Mortgage Fraud, Mortgage Crisis, Mortgage Backed Securities )

Brian
- 26 days ago - salon.com
"The real motivation here is to roll back regulations and return to the go-go era where anyone who can fog a mirror can get a loan. We know how that turned out the last time."
Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash
Business  (tags: Inside the New York Fed, Carmen Segarra, 46 hours of tape, Wall Street, Goldman Sachs, President William Dudley )

Dandelion
- 34 days ago - propublica.org
A confidential report and a fired examiner's hidden recorder penetrate the cloistered world of Wall Street's top regulator--and its history of deference to banks.
Raking In On Rents: The Housing Crisis Begins Anew
Business  (tags: Rights, U.S., Poverty, Wall Street )

Judy
- 34 days ago - commondreams.org
Wall Street wrecked the economy in 2007 due to dealing in shady mortgage securities. Did the banksters learn their lesson?
Tell HUD: Stop Selling Our Neighborhoods to Wall Street! ACTION
Business  (tags: wall street, housing crisis, corruption, money, foreclosures )

Nancy
- 56 days ago - commongoodaction.org
The same people who destroyed our economy, stole our homes, and created the Great Recession, are now buying up delinquent mortgages and foreclosed homes. With profits as their priority, they are pushing families into foreclosure, flipping homes...
Colonization By Bankruptcy: The High-Stakes Chess Match for Argentina
Business  (tags: World, Economy, Argentina, Corporate Power, Wall Street )

Judy
- 66 days ago - commondreams.org
Global financiers and interlocking megacorporations are increasingly supplanting governments on the international stage. Still, governments can say no to the strong-arm tactics of the global bankers' collection agency, the IMF.
Bank Of America Settlement Only Proves Invincibility Of Wall Street
Business  (tags: Bank of America, Corruption, Wall Street )

Judy
- 68 days ago - mintpressnews.com
Details of the BofA settlement...offer a clear view of how large banks have avoided responsibility for the behavior that sent the global economy into a tailspin just six years ago.
Lawrence O'Donnell: Wall Street Figured Out That Income Inequality Is Bad for Wall Street
Business  (tags: USA, income inequality, Wall street )

Dave
- 83 days ago - rawstory.com
Now if we could just get the rest of the country to realize it and be willing to discuss this issue.....
Stop the Wall Street Schmooze!
Business  (tags: lobbying, petitions, economy, banks, Wall Street, economics )

Freya
- 127 days ago - secure.consumersunion.org
The big banks and financial services industry are at it again, trying to undermine reforms we passed to prevent another economic meltdown. They're pushing a package of bills that will tie up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in so much red tape
Enron-Style Price Gouging Is Making a Comeback
Business  (tags: Electricity, Energy, Energy Policy, Corporate Agenda, Wall Street, Enron, price gouging, soaring rates )

Brian
- 177 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
"The price of electricity would soar under the latest scheme by Wall Street financial engineers to game the electricity markets."
Wolves of Wall Street: Financialization and American Inequality
Business  (tags: US, Toxic Capitalism, Financialization, Wall Street, Speculative Investment, Wealthy Elites, Profits, Class War, Working Class, Costs, Economic Injustice, Destabilized Economy, Bubble Burst, American Inequality )

Brian
- 189 days ago - truth-out.org
"Inequality is fed by both the speculative bubble and the conditions under which it bursts, because financial firms hoard most of the gains from risky investments but bear few of the costs."
Hightower: 6 Ways America Is in Desperate Need of a Big Fix
Business  (tags: Wall Street, education, Obamacare, technology, elections, employment, jobs )

Freya
- 210 days ago - alternet.org
The powerhouses of Wall Street have tunneled directly into the cloistered backrooms of Washington deal making, extracting trillions of dollars worth of government bailouts, special tax breaks and regulatory favors every year. Yet, in a stupefying act...
Whole Foods And Monsanto Top Shareholders Are Identical
Business  (tags: Whole Foods, Monsanto, Wall Street, proxy vote, shareholders, investments, money, investing, corruption, corporate, business )

Roseann
- 242 days ago - healthfreedoms.org
Unless a private and elite word went out that Whole Foods was becoming a threat to some entrenched interest, some vital agenda. For example, some Monsanto agenda.In that case, one of these big shareholders could cast a proxy vote that would go against t
Sordid Tale of Bob McDonnell Totally Explains Income Inequality
Business  (tags: wealth, inequality, Wall Street )

Freya
- 268 days ago - alternet.org
After the Wall Street crash, America's wealthiest 1 percent captured 95 percent of economic growth, while the bottom 90 percent got poorer.
The Empire Strikes Back: How Wall Street Has Turned Housing Into a Dangerous Get-Rich-Quick Scheme -- Again
Business  (tags: Wall street, capitalism, toxic, exploitation, economy, housing, crisis, foreclosures, mortgages, families, evictions )

Brian
- 332 days ago - commondreams.org
"In hindsight, it's clear that the Great Recession fueled a terrific wealth and asset transfer away from ordinary Americans and to financial institutions."
 

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