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Wall Street Bankers

Stop Congress From Eliminating Dodd-Frank Provision That Prevents Bail Outs of Too-Big-To-Fail Banks

Robert Creamer | Posted 02.10.2015 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The personal economies of many ordinary Americans still have not recovered from the Great Recession that resulted from Wall Street's speculative frenzy. It cost 8 million Americans their jobs, destroyed the 401K plans of millions of retirees, sunk our home values, and cut our wages.

British Bank Tries To Rein In Its Horrible Jerk Bankers A Bit

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business

Barclays may start cutting pay to punish senior bankers who bully their underlings. The British bank already made new rules earlier this year to he...

WATCH: Top Economist Says Wall Street Is 'Pathological,' 'Out Of Control'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.03.2013 | Business

Just days after saying Wall Street is full of "crooks," top economist Jeffrey Sachs continues to bring the hammer down on financial institutions. ...

Wall Street Banker Blows Whistle, Gets Millions

Reuters | Posted 10.05.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - A tax whistleblower received a $2 million reward from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service for his role uncovering an alleg...

Chelsea Clinton On Her Wall Street Job: 'I Didn't Get Any Meaning From It'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.04.2012 | Business

When your pops is a onetime president, a meaningless existence, however wealthy, just doesn't cut it. That's why Chelsea Clinton, daughter of forme...

How Working On Wall Street Will Make You Sick

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business

The life of a Wall Street banker is glamorous -- if you don't mind grappling with alcoholism, eating disorders, Crohn's disease and arthritis. Thes...

Nate C. Hindman

Why Wall Street Bankers Are Fleeing To Main Street | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 01.13.2012 | Small Business

Shane Robinson celebrated his Merrill Lynch job offer over lunch and cocktails at a trendy Manhattan restaurant. His bosses toasted him and asked what...

Investors Start To Bow Out Of Farm Auction Frenzy

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2012 | Business

AUCTIONS IN VOGUE This hunger among farmers has prompted more sellers to put their land up for public bidding to see what a sale will ...

Focus Financial Reform on the "Too Big" Part: That's What Will Prevent Economic Collapse

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

It is the devastating "collateral" damage to the rest of the economy -- you and me -- that a big bank failure causes that should be absolutely prevented.

Bankers are the New Lawyers

Andrew Redleaf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Redleaf

If free market types are to grapple effectively with the late crisis, they need to get one thing clear in their heads: The mega banks are not free market institutions. They are agencies of the government.

Wall Street Refugees Seek Work

Crain's New York Business | aaron elstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lots of people cope with tough times by quaffing a cold beer or two. Drew Weinstein hopes folks will soon reach for one of his. Mr. Weinstein, who ...