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  1. georgephillip

    Swamp Drains US Treasury Via CARES Act

    What do you get when a crony-capitalist POTUS and his Foreclosure King Treasury Secretary responds the latest of capitalism's many epic failures? "The New York Fed’s own playbook involves dangling a shiny object for mainstream media in a 'look here but not there' operation. "During the 2008...
  2. georgephillip

    Another Wall Street Giveaway?

    Watching corporate Democrats like Pelosi and Schumer pretend concern for productive Americans is difficult for me to stomach, especially when I think back to 2009. If Democrats are serious about putting Main Street interests over shareholder concerns, they will start demanding the "Foreclosure...
  3. georgephillip

    Neither Pete nor Joe in 2020

    "Wall Street Pete" and the "Senator from DuPont" aren't "moderate" politicians; they are corporate whores in the mold of Bill and Hill and Barry. According to Norman Solomon: Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg Are Not to Be Trusted "In a recent New Yorker profile of Pete Buttigieg, one sentence...
  4. georgephillip

    Wall Street Declares War on Warren

    The Wall Street Campaign to Stop Elizabeth Warren Officially Began on September 10, 2019 "Yesterday, that Wall Street campaign officially began. CNBC’s Jim Cramer and David Faber discussed on TV how they are hearing from Wall Street bank executives that Warren must be stopped..." Can you guess...
  5. georgephillip

    News Blackout: Ongoing Wall Street Crime Spree

    Research Study on Ongoing Crime Spree by Wall Street Mega Banks Gets News Blackout: Here's Why "One day before Democrats on the House Financial Services Committee held an historic grilling of the CEOs of the mega banks on Wall Street, the nonprofit watchdog, Better Markets, released an in-depth...
  6. anotherlife

    Ambition, fear, greed: the 21st century American ...

    Ambition, fear, and greed are the 3 core values that every American office is proud to have. Very different from the pre 2009 world. Now the goal is the so called "fuck you money". This term was coined on Wall Street, where the best connected traders distinguish themselves with such a cash...
  7. HenryWallace

    Dow a poor indicator

    Experts agree the DJIA is a poor indicator of the economy. Yet people, even smart people, are championing Dow 20000 and stuff like that. Every other thread on this board says "Dow up _%". Sure, most of these are from uneducated Trumpkins who don't have the first clue about business/finance. But...
  8. P@triot

    Wall Street decides it's very, very happy with Trump

    Wall Street decides it's very, very happy with Trump Wall Street closed sharply up after an extraordinarily wild ride. Dow futures were down as many as 800 points late Tuesday as the prospect of a Trump win became real. But after actual trading it closed up 257 — a swing of nearly 1,100. Big...
  9. MindWars

    "The Most Important WikiLeak" - How Wall Street Built The Obama Cabinet

    Perhaps the most startling discovery of the WikiLeaks dumps so far didn't come from the most recent emails surrounding the various Hillary scandals, though there are many great ones, but from 2008 when John Podesta served as co-chair of President-elect Barack Obama’s transition team. The email...
  10. georgephillip

    Capitalist Ethics: A Bonus for Committing Fraud

    Wall Street On Parade “Back in 2002, Mark Belnick, who had previously been one of the legal go-to guys for Wall Street as a rising star at corporate law firm Paul,Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, found himself transplanted as General Counsel at fraud-infested Tyco International. Mr. Belnick...
  11. E

    Good News Of The Day, Martin Shkreli Arrested For Fraud

    For all those who might think there's no justice on Wall Street, and from some of the posts here that seems to be the case... good news, Martin Shkreli / Pharma Bro was arrested on fraud charges today. I happend to pick up the story from Gawker - Pharmaceutical Price Gouger Martin Shkreli...
  12. AveryJarhman

    NYC police commissioner: I snatched pot from surprised smoke

    NYC Commissioner Bratton surprises marijuana smoker - CNN.com How Making and Not Making Drug Arrests Threatened My Police Career January 7, 2015 Immediately after completing NYPD academy training I was assigned to a lower Manhattan precinct training unit. My first encounter with a...

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