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Wall Street Executives

How Did High-Level Executives Escape Scot-Free From The Financial Crisis?

The New York Review of Books | Posted 12.16.2013 | Business

Five years have passed since the onset of what is sometimes called the Great Recession. While the economy has slowly improved, there are still million...

The Untouchables

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2013 | Business

By Sarah White LONDON, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Will top bankers' behaviour ever land them in jail? Or are bad business decisions even a cr...

Former Wall Street Exec Introduces Bill To Roll Back Key Element Of Wall Street Reform

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.), a former Wall Street executive, is joining Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-Ill.) to introduce legislation that would undercut one of ...

Shocking Number On Wall Street See Wrongdoing As Key To Success

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2012 | Business

July 10 (Reuters) - If the ancient Greek philosopher Diogenes were to go out with his lantern in search of an honest many today, a survey of Wall St...

Sam Stein

Obama Wall Street Fundraising Evaporates As Donors Flee To Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama has been abandoned by the world of finance. Over the course of the 2012 election, his presidential campaign has received abo...

Jennifer Bendery

Wall Street Executives Thrive Under Obama But Still Won't Support Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- They bristled when he called them "fat cats." They fought every step of the way, unsuccessfully, to prevent his financial reform bill fr...

Mike Myers Visits Occupy Wall Street

Andrew Shapter | Posted 12.12.2011 | Celebrity
Andrew Shapter

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Banking Groups Complain Of 'Unfair' Pay Clawbacks

Posted 09.05.2011 | Business

HuffPost Update: The FDIC approved a rule Wednesday that allows regulators to claw back up to two years of Wall Street executives' pay if they are fou...

SEC Proposes Curbing Wall Street Bonuses

Reuters | Sarah N. Lynch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. securities regulators issued a proposal on Wednesday to curb bonuses at brokerage and investment advisory firms over the...

Thanksgiving 2010: The Perfect Time for Complete Thankfulocity

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

How am I thankful? Let me count the ways: I am thankful for the warm embrace of a loving family. I am thankful for the enduring blessings ...

The Importance of Blaming the Right People for the Wall Street and Gulf Disasters

Rob Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rob Shapiro

It's time to revise the limited personal liability provisions of the corporate form. The government should sue executives personally for decisions that turn very bad for the rest of us.

AFSCME Urges Say-on-Pay for Shareholders

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

A key step to fixing our economy is making sure that the interests of shareholders and stakeholders are considered in corporate board rooms.

Top Wall Street Executives Made More Than $3 Billion Before Financial Crisis

Bloomberg | Tom Randall and Jamie McGee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street's five biggest firms paid more than $3 billion in the last five years to their top executives, while they presided over the packaging and ...