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Obama Wall Street Bonuses

Eleazar David Melendez

Revolving Door Bonuses Could See Legal Challenge From Public Interest Group | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 03.22.2013 | Business

On the heels of disclosures that major financial institutions maintain policies to pay special bonuses to executives who leave for high-level governme...

Obama Raises Concerns Over 'Risky Behavior'

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama, who once called bank executives "fat cats" and their pay "obscene," says Wall Street needs to change executive p...

Will Banks and JP Morgan Chase Be More Ethical in the Coming Year?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Tis' the season to be jolly. Er.. if you're a Wall Street banker, that is, where billions in end-of-year bonuses are about to rain down like manna from heaven.

Psychoanalyzing The Relationship Between Obama And Wall Street

New York Magazine | John Heilemann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Thirty-eight hours after Scott Brown's smack-upside-the-head victory in the race for Ted Kennedy's former Senate seat, Barack Obama took the podium in...

Goldman and Homelessness

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David R. Jones, Esq.

Two recent news stories keep coming together in my mind: The incredible Goldman Sachs bonuses amounting to more than $16 billion, and the recent report by the Coalition for the Homeless, of the record 40,000 homeless people sleeping in NYC shelters.

Who Duped Rolling Stone Gonzo Reporter Matt Taibbi?

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Tucker

Taibbi, Rolling Stone magazine's teen heartthrob, became a sensation last month after calling Goldman Sachs "a giant vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity."

The Daily Szep -- Wall Street

Paul Szep | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Paul Szep


Senate Banking Chairman: Confiscate Wall Street Bonuses

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) has vowed to use all legal means available to confiscate Wall Street bonuses paid out at the end of last year. Dodd, the ch...

Obama: Wall Street Bonuses "Shameful" (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama responded Thursday to a front page story in the New York Times which reported that Wall Street handed out $18.4 billion in bonu...