Wall Street’s Central Values: Avarice and Greed

John Key was one of onely four upon invitation only advisors to Alan Greenspan and the privately owned Federal Reserve of New York from 1999 until March 2001. I wonder is he shitting his pants too now that the American Congress has called the banksters bluff? It is an optimistic scenario, but with no guarantee […]

SEC Subpoenas Wall Street in Hunt for `Manipulators’

July 16 (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission subpoenaed Wall Street’s biggest firms and hedge-fund advisers in a widening effort to crack down on suspected manipulation of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and Bear Stearns Cos. shares, said three people with knowledge of the matter. The SEC’s enforcement unit is demanding information from investment […]

Bailout Bonanza

Is there a larger, more exploited, defenseless group of undifferentiated Americans than the 133 million individual federal income taxpayers? Their dollars are used to subsidize organized corporate interests, giveaway taxpayer assets like minerals under the public lands, and bail out speculative, self-enriching corporations and their crooked bosses. As large corporations, and their trade associations, complete […]