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Tuesday, July 23, 2013 12:00 am
In “Short arm of the law” I addressed the failure of federal prosecutors to go after financial criminals with the same zeal they show in pursuing political insiders. “Why do not our protectors seek to return us to the day when businesspeople made and traded things rather than stealing what others made?” I asked. “The answer seems clear enough. Mobsters and terrorists and rogue c...
Thursday, April 11, 2013 11:04 am
Wall Street is a beast. And proud of it! In fact, a pair of animals are the stock market’s longtime symbols: One is a snorting bull, the other is a bear.But I recently received a letter saying t...
Thursday, March 21, 2013 11:04 am
“It’s a sign,” exclaims a February Associated Press story – a sign that our economy is “healing.” “It signals that things are getting back to normal,” a...
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 01:24 pm
If you are sensitive to stories of human suffering and economic hardship, let me warn you that the following report contains material that could be upsetting, so discretion is advised. It’s abou...
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 03:58 pm
Top corporate chieftains and Wall Street gamblers want to tell Washington how to fix our national debt, so they’ve created a front group called “Fix the Debt” to push their agenda. U...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009 08:41 am
The very same greed-fueled bankers who brought us the disaster of 2008’s financial crash have created another exotic financial horror to replace their securitized subprime-mortgage packages that exploded all over us. Wall Street wizards have been down in their corporate basements working furtively to fabricate some new, get-rich-quick financial gimmick, and — Holy Frankenstein! —...

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