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Andrew J Hall

Dwight D. Eisenhower vs. Andrew J. Hall

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

The way in which oil speculator Andrew J. Hall is going to get his $100 million demonstrates clearly why we need to return to the 91 percent top bracket income taxes of the Eisenhower years.

Please Welcome Peter W. Galbraith and Andrew J. Hall to the Billionaire Bailout Society

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

Galbraith reportedly got himself a $100 million piece (or more) of a Kurdish oil field. Hall's oil trading scams are picking our pockets by driving up the price of oil just enough for him to make a killing.

Citigroup's Phibro Unit To Be Sold To Occidental

AP | CHRIS KAHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Occidental Petroleum will buy Citigroup's oil and gas trading unit Phibro for $250 million, the companies said Friday Citigroup Inc....

Obama's Pay Cuts Let Big Boys off the Hook

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

Unfortunately, the administration doesn't have the moxie to go after the most outrageous salaries and bonuses that are about to flow.

Can We Stop Wall Street's $100 Million Payday and Save Obama from Political Suicide?

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

We need to save Obama from his own economic team, which is acting more and more like a Wall Street farm team. They seem blind to the obvious fact that Andrew J. Hall has not earned his keep.

Citigroup May Turn Loose Its $100M Man

nytimes.com | ERIC DASH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Will Citigroup turn loose its $100 million man, Andrew J. Hall? After putting out feelers to sell its Phibro commodities business, including a brie...

$100 Million Payday Poses Problem For Pay Czar

nytimes.com | DAVID SEGAL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a few weeks, the Treasury Department's czar of executive pay will have to answer this $100 million question: Should Andrew J. Hall get his bonus? ...