Wall Street

Jake Johnson, staff writer
New CFPB budget proposal, said one watchdog, further reveals president's "unwavering loyalty to the big banks, predatory lenders, and Wall Street special interests."
Jon Queally, staff writer
A trading board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) shows the closing numbers on February 5, 2018 in New York City. Following Fridays's over 600 point drop, the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly fell over 1500 points in afternoon trading before closing down at 1,175.21 points.
"Seeing as how Trump loves to brag about the stock market doing well, I know he...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"We can do better than a healthcare system run by a rent-seeker, a slumlord and...


For those puzzled by the rancor and mistrust so many feel for Hillary Clinton, a lucid Matt Taibbi looks at Clinton's $675,000 speeches to Goldman Sachs to reveal they're about not just money but allegiance. Turns out Clinton declared that "banker-bashing (was) foolish," it takes a village to get out of a financial crisis (in fact caused by a few greedy oligarchs), and public anger is something "we" - oligarchs and Clintons - need to wait out.