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Welcome to the Buyback Economy


Business  (tags: corporations, debt, financial bubble, recession, stocks and bonds, stock buybacks, short term profits )

Judy
- 12 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Remember the housing bubble that tanked the economy and led to the banking bailout? Aided by the Tax Bill corporate windfall, an even more treacherous bubble is inflating. Financial engineering is again turning equity into debt. making the rich richer...



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Freya H (357)
Sunday June 10, 2018, 6:53 pm
Here is a petition to outlaw stock buybacks. This unethical practice, which unnaturally inflates stock prices, was illegal until 1982. It needs to be banned forever.
 

Animae C (514)
Sunday June 10, 2018, 7:55 pm
i signed Freya's petition March 19, 2018
29 supporters
 

Judy C (97)
Sunday June 10, 2018, 8:20 pm
Signed & tweeted. Thank you Freya and Animae. I cant send you two any more green stars right now. :-)
 

Judy C (97)
Sunday June 10, 2018, 8:21 pm
I hope everyone will sign Freya's petition. The link is in her comment, above.
 

Roberto M (90)
Tuesday June 12, 2018, 9:27 am
noted thanks
 

Angela J (61)
Tuesday June 12, 2018, 10:44 pm
Thanks
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Monday June 18, 2018, 11:54 pm
Thank you
 
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