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Film Review Margin Call (2011)

It’s been a few years since the height of the global recession. The sub-prime crisis and the housing bubble gave way to the single largest one-day point drop in U.S. 758 more words

Film

Reflections on Collective Dementia - Novels About Wall Street

My writer-hero of the moment is Michael Lewis, whose current Wall Street critique, Flash Boys, exposes just how rigged the system really is. I’m reading it now, and it amazes me how blind we are to the whole concept of conflicts of interest in the country. 1,611 more words

Books

"We Built This Country On Inequality": The Wealth Gap Didn’t Spring Up From Policy Gone Awry, It Is The Policy

I admit to tuning out most conversations surrounding income and/or wealth inequality in the United States. It’s not because I don’t find these conversations important; … 646 more words

Racism

Aisan stock market closer higher, U.S. stocks market stay shut for Good Friday

The Asian stock market closed on higher note on Thursday and the United States stock market will observe a closed day for Good Friday. Markets in Europe, the United States and many countries in Asia will remain closed for the holiday. 10 more words

Providence sues firms over the stock market

The city of Providence, Rhode Island have sued dozens of Wall Street banks and other financial companies over high-frequency trading. The city filed a federal complaint on Friday in New York on behalf of the city investment funds that have traded stocks in the United States since April 18,…

African Billionaires

Aliko Dangote of Nigeria tops the list for the third year in a row, with a fortune of $20.8 billion – $8.8 billion more than in November 2012, making him the biggest gainer in dollar terms. 508 more words

Money