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Democrats To Pull Funds From BofA

Posted 08.13.2012 | Business

Bank of America is likely about to lose a very prominent customer. The Democratic National Committee will announce some time in the next few days ...

Jason Linkins

Wall Streeter Wants Obama To Give Moving Speech About How Awesome Rich People Are, To Cure Hurt Feelings | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

Team Obama Re-Elect has been having a difficult time courting big Wall Street donors this election cycle, mainly because President Barack Obama has, at times, intimated that the wreck of the global economy may have had something to do with some sort of widespread misrule among members of the financial industry. Meanwhile, corporate America has been posting record profits, the the Dow Jones Industrial Average is (perhaps ominously) back to its pre-recession levels, and, of course, no one has actually been punished for that time the global economy nearly died in a ditch. But gads! The whining! It remains. So what's Obama to do?

Wall Street Political Donations Have Skyrocketed

Posted 01.27.2012 | Business

It's influence in Washington can be debated, but Wall Street's growing interest in the nation's capitol cannot. The number of political donors wor...

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: One More Reason For Chris Christie To Stay Home In 2012 | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

There's been a lot of discussion about the many reasons why Chris Christie and the GOP primary electorate wouldn't exactly see eye-to-eye, and that's ...

Obama and the Hedge Fund Factor

New York Times | Andrew Ross Sorkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If you were a member of the Wall Street aristocracy, one of those hedge fund hot shots who makes half a billion dollars a year, which horse would you ...