Wall Street

Jon Queally, staff writer
The former president of Goldman Sachs, that's who you want running things. Not poor people. So said President Donald Trump Wednesday night during a campaign-style rally in Iowa. And for a guy who campaigned on being a champion of regular folks, it was perhaps his most brazen admission to date regarding his opinion of low-income people, or those...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Threatening a climate-stable planet, the world's biggest banks are continuing...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
The Treasury Department on Monday released a report (pdf) that " grants Wall...

Further

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.