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The US has taken another step out of the bailout business. And despite warnings from Wall Street, all is calm.
Well, unless you run a “prime” money market fund, which invests in assets other than the safest government bonds. 446 more words
The U.S. government and the country’s largest life insurer are set for a rematch in a U.S. appeals court on Monday over how federal regulators decide a company is “too big to fail,” one of the most significant reforms to come out of the financial crisis. 511 more words
Suppose they gave a war on women’s rights and nobody came? The Republican party is trying to stage the experiment. Their platform shrieks for 6% of its 36,000-word platform in carpet-biting rage against pregnant women having the same rights as all other individuals. 564 more words
The People’s Party got nearly 9% of the vote–six times the spread between winner and loser–in 1892. This frightened the Donkey and Elephant parties into making all individuals into beasts of burden under the income tax–a tax that was in neither of their platforms. 582 more words