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Here Are Three Ways To Rein In Wall Street

Giant banks, opaque hedge funds, and incomprehensibly leveraged trading in derivatives are the dominant features of the financial landscape. None of these are valuable for the country’s growth, its wealth distribution, or its commercial economy–and none are in any way necessary. 1,104 more words

Finance

Break up The Banks, Says The Fed's New Guy

The U.S. Federal Reserve’s newest policymaker and a former point man for the government’s bailout of the financial industry on Tuesday called on lawmakers to take radical action to rein in banks and protect taxpayers. 441 more words

Finance

... So , What does Greece do Now ? [#economy][#euro]...

.. well , to be honest , they did not belong in the euro in the first place . Their finances were never in good enough condition to meet what are called the ” Maastrict Criteria ” for entering the Eurozone .. 166 more words

Personal Opinion

Victories of the Heart and Mind

I was born in 1951 and my older sister taught me to read when I was very young. I have always been more attuned to changes taking place through reading and music and the creative arts. 1,210 more words

Education

Banks and small businesses

Banks traditionally lent to UK small/medium sized companies against security which included a debenture charging all their assets.

The security afforded by such a debenture is far less today than it used to be. 228 more words

Banking