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Robert Reich: The Wealthy Have Pulled America Back to the 19th Century
Business  (tags: wealth, economic injustice, income inequality, plutocracy, Wall Street, 1% )

Freya
- 19 days ago - alternet.org
Wall Street and enormously rich individuals have gained political power to organize the market in ways that leave most Americans behind.
High Risk Investment That Brought Down The U.S. Economy Returns, With A New Name
Business  (tags: Banks, Financial Industry, Financial Regulation, Goldman Sachs, Wall Street, BTO's, Derivatives )

Judy
- 26 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Like other derivatives, these "BTOs" allow investors to place wagers on the outcome of various loans, bonds, and securities in which they are not directly invested.
Tell Senate Democrats: Dont Let The Republicans Gut Wall Street Reform - Petition
Business  (tags: Wall Street, Congress, Dodd-Frank Act, reforms, economy )

Dandelion
- 35 days ago - act.credoaction.com
If Wall Street succeeds in rolling back the reforms put in place after the 2008 financial crash, we will all pay the catastrophic price. Congress should be building on Dodd-Frank not ripping it to shreds.
Robert Reich: Wall Street Is Hard at Work Cooking Up the Next Financial Collapse
Business  (tags: Wall Street, middle class, economic collapse, financial collapse, finances, economics )

Freya
- 36 days ago - alternet.org
Presidential aspirants in both parties are talking about saving the middle class. But the middle class canâEUR(TM)t be saved unless Wall Street is tamed.
Tell Senate Democrats: DonâEUR(TM)t Let the Republicans Gut Wall Street Reform
Business  (tags: Wall Street, petitions, reform, Congress, bills )

Freya
- 36 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Recently, House Republicans forced through a bill that would blast holes in Wall Street reform and put us all at greater risk of another financial crash âEUR" and more bank bailouts.
Tax Wall Street to Support Main Street - Petition
Business  (tags: Tax, Wall Street, Main Street, close loopholes, help working families )

Dandelion
- 44 days ago - dailykos.com
Close tax loopholes that benefit the one percent and impose new fees on Wall Street high rollers to pay for new tax credits for working families. The proposal would shift a whopping $1.2 trillion from the one percent to working families next 10 years.
Joseph Stiglitz Blocked From SEC Panel For Criticizing Wall Street
Business  (tags: Wall Street, SEC, Joseph Stiglitz, 1% )

Judy
- 52 days ago - news.firedoglake.com
Apparently voicing any criticism of how Wall Street operates disqualifies any expert, no matter their credentials, from advising government regulators.
The Largest, Most Disastrous Trade Deal You'Ve Never Heard Of
Business  (tags: TPP, trade agreements, Wall Street, lobbyists, Trans Pacific Partnership )

Freya
- 56 days ago - alternet.org
Lobbyists from America's biggest corporations and Wall Street's biggest banks have been involved in pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but not the American public.
Greed Kings of 2014: How They Stole From Us
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Taxation, Wall Street, Inequality )

Judy
- 64 days ago - commondreams.org
Much of our country's new wealth has been regularly taken by individuals or corporations in a wrongful manner, either through nonpayment of taxes or failure to compensate other contributors to their successes.
More Records for U.S. Stocks as Dow Tops 18,000 for First Time
Business  (tags: Wall Street, record stocks )

Stephen
- 69 days ago - marketwatch.com
The Dow industrials closed above 18,000 for the first time ever and the S&P 500 notched up its 51st record close of the year, underscoring confidence in the strength of the U.S. economy.
Paul Krugman Reveals Why Congress' Wall Street Giveaway Is a Catastrophe in the Making
Business  (tags: banks, financial reform, securities, Wall Street )

Freya
- 79 days ago - alternet.org
The financial industry bought a Congress and is reaping great returns already.
Tell Congress: Hold Hearings On the Goldman Sachs Tapes - Petition
Business  (tags: Goldman Sachs Tapes, Petition, Sherrod Brown, Elizabeth Warren, hearings, Congress, Wall Street )

Dandelion
- 121 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Senators Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown are calling for immediate oversight hearings as soon as Congress returns to work after the elections. There is new proof that little has changed in how regulators behave since the last Wall St. crash of 2008.
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
- 144 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
- 151 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."
 

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