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Ensuring the Uninsured Suffer

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 03.07.2015 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

America just celebrated the season of giving with Hanukkah and Christmas presents, year-end charity donations and soup kitchen volunteering. It is a time when Americans demonstrate the generosity, caring and kindness that define them as a people. Now, however, Americans may suffer the season of GOP taking.

PHOTO: Wall Street Makes Simple Law The Equivalent Length Of 28 Russian Novels

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business

Leo Tolstoy has nothing on Wall Street lobbyists. The Russian novelist only wrote "War and Peace," a 560,000-word novel. The lobbyists, in contrast...

Bravo, Elizabeth Warren -- American Hero

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Elizabeth Warren -- the mother of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau -- deserves a big round of applause from the American people.

College Cost and Student Loan Debt

Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr. | Posted 08.03.2013 | College
Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr.

Student loans are a serious long-term obligation, but they are also far and away the smartest debt that a young person can incur. The college degree that you help finance with those loans will increase your lifetime earnings by hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Workers of the World Unite -- With Shareholders

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 07.21.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

In the wake of Wall Street recklessness that caused economic collapse, Congress gave shareholders and citizens Dodd-Frank to help them constrain self-dealing corporate executives. The 99% Coalition and shareholders are working with those tools even as Republicans vow to take them away.

Matt Taibbi: How Wall Street Killed Financial Reform

Rolling Stone | Posted 05.10.2012 | Business

Two years ago, when he signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, President Barack Obama bragged that he'd dealt a crushing...

Has Computer Trading Made the Stock Market a "Crapshoot"?

Robert Auerbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Auerbach

A new book will prove indispensible for those interested in the problems and benefits of replacing human traders with algorithmic machines -- in one of most important markets in the world.