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Main Street and Wall Street

Is it Time to Forgive Wall Street?

Monika Mitchell | Posted 08.07.2012 | Business
Monika Mitchell

"To err is human; to forgive, divine," goes the saying. That sums up the four-year conflict and conundrum between Wall Street and Main Street. We can't forget and we don't want to forgive.

Wall Street: Brush Up Your Melville

Carla Seaquist | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business
Carla Seaquist

The "monomaniac" pursuit of profit, taken to "demoniac" extremes (two words Melville uses repeatedly) is a killing pursuit that can take every last thing -- even the ship itself (read: the nation) -- down.

The Path Towards Wealth Without Wall Street

Don McNay | Posted 09.17.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Like many, I am angry. Washington and Wall Street are tied at the hip and spend most of the time talking to each other. They have social and economic connections and media outlets devoted to promoting their philosophies.

For Wall Street: A Loyalty Oath -- to Main Street

Carla Seaquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Carla Seaquist

If Main Street takes another shellacking from Wall Street, expect a revolution mounted by Main Street, one that will make the Tea Party's anger seem, in comparison, tepid.

How Democrats Can Harness the Public Anger (and Madness) for November

Carla Seaquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carla Seaquist

It's always a mistake to let a ranter rant. Without pushback, the anger takes flight. The question now is: With the public now inflamed in anger, th...

Shahien Nasiripour

Obama Plan To Modify Second Mortgages Has Yet To Help One Homeowner

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nearly a year after the Obama administration announced a plan to help up to 1.5 million struggling homeowners modify their second mortgages, not a sin...

Left, Right & Center: Can Obama Reboot, and is Sarah Palin for Real?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Is the Tea Party really a movement? How seriously are they being taken? And if Sarah Palin is the answer, what's the question?

Shahien Nasiripour

Nine Months Later, Obama Plan To Help 1.5 Million Struggling Homeowners Yet To Launch

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

An Obama administration plan announced in April to help up to half of all struggling homeowners modify their second mortgages has yet to officially la...

Daddy: Did Wall Street Win the War?

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

The ultimate Wall Street victory: bankers rob the Treasury, then the government gets blamed for the heist. You can hear the glasses clinking, come bonus time.

Today Is the Day to Cut Up Your Credit Cards

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

When three people who know about money go to the extreme of not owning any credit cards, others might want to take note.

Playing the Hand that Life Deals You

Don McNay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Don McNay

I've dealt with hundreds of parents of special needs children. They take the hand that is dealt to them. And usually turn that hand into aces.

Why the AIG Bonus Story Matters to America

Ryan Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ryan Mack

If we don't have faith, we will see the level of apathy continue to rise while production continues to decrease, causing this recession to lengthen.

Wealth Without Wall Street

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

There has been a long and irreversible trend toward small, entrepreneurial businesses, located far from money centers. Instead, Washington keeps throwing money at these "too big to fail" money losers.

The Bailout: Getting It Right More Important Than Getting It Fast

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dawn Teo

Neither fear nor a quick fix is the answer to the economic crisis. It's time our country exercised some caution, forethought, courage, and patience to get ourselves out of a crisis.

Main Street's Resentment Over Wall Street Bailout

Washington Post | Joel Achenbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The bailout doesn't smell right to the people of Manassas Park, where the foreclosure signs are as common as azaleas. They know all about bad debt her...