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Lawmakers Coming For Trading Robots

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | Business

By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate panel will examine computerized trading, after a recent series of t...

America's Next Top Model Contestant Now Trying For Top Banker

Posted 08.24.2012 | Business

A former America’s Next Top Model contestant is now one step closer to becoming America’s next top banker. Citigroup is hiring season 5 contest...

Wall Street Slashed Thousands Of Jobs Last Month

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2012 | Business

Jan 19 (Reuters) - Wall Street axed 2,000 workers in December as poor profits led companies to slice expenses, the biggest reduction since last summ...

Wall Street Pay On Track To Break Records Again

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business

While many Americans will be squeezing as much as they can out of falling incomes to provide gifts this holiday season, some on Wall Street may be get...

Wall St. Getting More Diverse, White Men Still Netting Most Of The Pay

Posted 12.04.2011 | Business

Though the Wall Street workforce is getting more diverse, white men are still taking home most of the bacon. White men made up more than 60 percen...

Wall St. Pay May Plunge To 2008 Levels

Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

The average Wall Street bonus will decline by 20 percent to 30 percent this year, according to a closely watched compensation report, as banks cut cos...

Protesters From All Walks Cite Greed, Corroding Safety Net As Reasons For Occupying [PHOTOS]

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.26.2011 | Business

Since arriving at Zuccotti Park more than a month ago, the Occupy Wall Street protesters have been called a variety of things by politicians, pundits ...

Occupy Oakland Protesters Arrested LIVE UPDATES

Posted 12.25.2011 | Business

Police in riot gear cleared protesters near city hall in Oakland, California as protests inspired by the Occupy Wall Street protests based in Manhatta...

Three Big Banks On Review For Possible Downgrade

Posted 12.13.2011 | Business

Fitch Ratings placed Bank of America Corp , Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group Inc on review for possible downgrades on Thursday. The ratings a...

Report: Goldman Tells Staffers To Stay Away From Protests

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.13.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs employees better not think of grabbing lunch or taking in the scenery at Zucotti Park. "The firm” as it’s known among its workers ha...

Poll: Majority Of Americans Aware Of Occupy Wall Street

Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A strong majority of Americans are aware of the ``Occupy Wall Street'' protests against U.S. economic inequality and a majority...

The Media and the Five Stages of Grief Over Occupy Wall Street

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 12.11.2011 | Media
Jonathan Weiler

Occupy Wall Street is a nascent phenomenon, whose future relevance to American politics, if any, is unknown. But it's already served as a useful window into the psychology of much of our gatekeeper media.

CNBC's Midlife Crisis

Scott White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Scott White

Once upon a time, 2-1/2 years ago, just as the financial crisis was starting to deliver a series of swift kicks to the stock market's nether regions, CNBC was a terrific, informative, "must-watch" business news channel. Then something happened.

Defiant Wall Street Welfare Kings Come to Washington

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joseph A. Palermo

Geithner has distinguished himself as the Joe Lieberman of the Obama Administration. The "Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission" cannot succeed because the Secretary of the Treasury doesn't want it to succeed.