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Hedge Funds Get Cheap Homes Homeowners Get The Boot
Business  (tags: Hedge Funds, investors, mortgages, government, real estate, homeowners shafted again, homeowners get the boot )

Dandelion
- 363 days ago - publicintegrity.org
Seven years after the real estate market crashed, major investors are again buying mortgages by the thousands. This time, they are buying from the government at a significant discount.
The Largest Muni Bond Default in U.S. History Is Happening Right Now
Business  (tags: Puerto Rico, Wall Street, americans, hedge funds, corruption, economy, Entrepreneurs, money, news )

Nancy
- 423 days ago - dailykos.com
The problem is that the hedge funds have already managed to off-load much of the risk to you and me. Around 60% of Puerto Rico's debt is held by American citizens, much of it in retirement accounts.
Tell the IRS: Stop Hedge Funds From Dodging TaxesTell the IRS: Stop Hedge Funds From Dodging Taxes
Business  (tags: hedge funds, tax evasion, economic injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 440 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The 25 richest hedge fund managers pocketed nearly $21 billion last year. ThatâEUR(TM)s more than twice the annual income of all kindergarten teachers in America combined!
Puerto Rico on the Brink of Financial Collapse
Business  (tags: Puerto Rico, financial collapse, aid appeal, crushing debt, healthcare collapse, reasons, analysis, economy, finance, banks, hedge funds, destruction, poverty level, unemployment, neo-liberal economics, Greece, shock doctrine, Real News Network )

LucyKalei
- 456 days ago - therealnews.com
James Henry, leading economist, attorney & investigative journalist (The Nation, NYTimes) writing extensively on global issues, breaks down the hedge funds, bond holders & wealthy individuals who've benefited from Puerto Rico's triple tax exempt status..
The Real Winner of the Midterms: Wall Street
Business  (tags: gubernatorial elections, financial services industry, public pension money, taxpayer-financed fees, Wall St firms, campaign contributions, hedge funds, private equity funds )

Judy
- 685 days ago - inthesetimes.com
The election results affirmed that Wall Street firms' massive campaign contributions were money well spent: More public pension money will now likely be entrusted to the financial services industry.
Exclusive: Watch Billionaire Steven Cohen Stumble Over Insider Trading Rules ~ (TEXT and SHORT VIDEOS)
Business  (tags: SAC Capital, business, dishonesty, ethics, law, hedge funds, finance, money, corporate )

Carrie
- 1058 days ago - pbs.org
On Monday, SAC Capital, the firm that bears Cohen's initials, agreed to pay $1.2 billion in fines and plead guilty to what prosecutors described as insider trading "on a scale without any known precedent in the history of hedge funds."
Hedge Funds, Insider Traders Begin Dumping Monsanto Stock as Reality of GMOs Sinks in Across Wall Street
Business  (tags: environment, money, food, Hedge funds, Monsanto, GMO, Wall street )

Jeanne
- 1132 days ago - naturalnews.com
Monsanto executives and insiders are dumping Monsanto stock in record volumes, sending the stock price spiraling downward. CEO Hugh Grant just sold off 40,000 shares at $97.74, and both Janet Holloway and Gerald Steiner -- both high-level Monsanto execut
Education Profiteering; Wall Street's Next Big Thing?
Business  (tags: education, hedge funds, abuse, children, students, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, finance, government, investments, investing, lies, money, politics, society, usa )

JL
- 1461 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
In recent years, hedge fund operators, leverage-buy-out artists and investment bankers have joined the crusade. They finance schools, sit on the boards of their associations and the management companies that run them, and -- most important -- have made su
The End of Wall Street As They Knew It
Business  (tags: Wall Street, big changes, Occupy haters, hedge funds, less leverage, rude awakening, Volker Rule, reducing risk, Jamie Diamond, Dodd-Frank, bubbles, Greenspan, mortgage mess, Goldman, hedge funds, business model implodes, leveraging of world economy )

Judy
- 1695 days ago - nymag.com
On Wall Street, the misery index is as high as it's been since brokers were on window ledges back in 1929. But sentiments like that, accompanied by a full orchestra of the world's tiniest violins, are only part of the conversation in Wall St. offices...
Top Billionaire Hedge Funder Sees Himself As a Hyena Devouring Wildebeests
Business  (tags: corporate, business, americans, abuse, Wall St., Wall Street, Hedge funds, dishonesty, consumers, ethics, economy, finance, investments, investing )

Roseann
- 2321 days ago - alternet.org
We're ruled over by people who despise us and think of us as prey and themselves as hyenas, busy devouring everything they can.
Goldman Case Likely to Unleash Torrent of Lawsuits
Business  (tags: Goldman Sachs charged, torrent of banking lawsuits, SEC, housing bubble, hedge funds, foreign investors, banksters )

Judy
- 2357 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The fraud charges against Goldman Sachs & Co. that rocked financial markets Friday are no slam dunk, as hazy evidence and strategic pitfalls could easily trip up government lawyers. It couls kick off a lengthy new era of litigation for many banks.
Why Are 25 Hedge Fund Managers Worth 658,000 Teachers?
Business  (tags: Billionaires, Financial Crisis, Financial Reform, Hedge Fund Managers, Hedge Funds, Tax Cuts, Teachers, Unemployment, Business News )

Judy
- 2365 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
In 2009, the worst economic year for working people since the Great Depression, the top 25 hedge fund managers walked off with an average of $1 billion each. With the money those 25 people "earned," we could have hired 658,000 entry level teachers.
History's Biggest Margin Call
Business  (tags: Eu, London, Japana, Asia, Australia, USA, Wall Street, economy, margin call, stocks, CDS, hedge funds, Greenspan, price distortions, bank failures, housing crisis, transfer of wealth )

Blue
- 2894 days ago - atimes.com
Wall Street simply no longer has the wherewithal to apportion ample finance for securities speculation. Without speculative demand for high-yielding loans and securities, bubble economies are starved of sufficient finance. And with asset markets bursting
Hedge Funds Brace For Investors To Cash Out
Business  (tags: Banks, Finance, Hedge Funds, Personal Finance, Wall Street, Wall Street Crisis, deregulation, Republicans, Bush, McCain, Gramm, Paulson, Greenspan, Bernanke, coverup, corruption, Business News )

Blue
- 2923 days ago - nytimes.com
No one expects a wholesale flight from hedge funds. But even a modest outflow could reverberate through the financial markets. To pay back investors, some funds may be forced to dump investments at a time when the markets are already shaky.
 

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