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Landmark Urethane Igloo Can Be Yours For $300,000

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 05.01.2014 | Weird News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The embodiment of an Alaska cliche is for sale. The massive urethane igloo that's a must-stop for summer tourists heading ...

Democratic Senator Takes On Wall Street Behind The Scenes

The New York Times | Timothy Egan | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

SEATTLE -- Crawling along a ledge leading to the 13,775-foot summit of Grand Teton two months ago, Senator Maria Cantwell, Democrat of Washington, pau...

Zach Carter

Patent Reform Bill Passes Congress After Final Round Of Votes On Special Interest Favors

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As expected, the U.S. Senate passed patent reform legislation by a vote of 89 to 9 on Thursday evening, paving the way for the bill to b...

WATCH: Exxon CEO Blames Wall Street For High Gas Prices

Posted 07.12.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Exxon Mobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson said Thursday that heavy Wall Street trading has driven up the price of oil well beyond the l...

Shahien Nasiripour

Senator Says Loophole In Derivatives Regulation Undermines Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 11.20.2009 | Business

The effort to impose new restrictions on the financial system falls short of true reform if there's a gigantic loophole for foreign exchange derivativ...

Scaling Back Our Bloated Financial Sector

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

Individual oversized banks are not the only problem Big Finance poses to the economy -- the overall sector is much too large.

CFTC Gets Derivatives Advice From Industry Insiders

HuffPost Investigative Fund | Keith Epstein And Ben Protess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Like many federal agencies contemplating reform these days, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission is hearing a lot from the industry it regulates...

Ride the Populist Wave: Restore Glass-Steagall!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Populism is not so much a political stance (as "conservatism" is, for instance) as it is a political tactic. Meaning it can be used equally well by either side of our current American political divide.