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Lawrence Mcdonald

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Wall Street 'Could Live With' Tax Hikes For Rich, Says Obama's Top Finance Ally

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wall Street's hostility toward President Barack Obama has been playing out for years in the form of extreme rhetoric and lopsided campai...

Scott Brown Has Another Wall Street-Tied Fundraiser

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) likes to tout his credentials fighting Wall Street, but he's been doing awfully well lately raising money with the help of ...

The Volcker Rule

Lawrence G. McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lawrence G. McDonald

Citigroup and Bank of America crippled the banking system more than most people know; but Paul Volcker, one of the few who could bring our banking system in line, knows. There's nothing he doesn't know.

A Guide To The Best Books On The Financial Crisis

Daily Intel | Moe Tkacik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This week marks the official publication of the longest, most comprehensive, and highest-priced ($32.95!) work of Crisis Lit yet, New York Times repor...

The Geithner Deception

Lawrence G. McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lawrence G. McDonald

The public deserves to know about Tim Geithner's three years of total incompetence at the New York Fed, and they need to hear about the billowing risk in the credit derivatives markets, and how he failed to protect us.