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The Kill Switch

New Zealand just released the draft of the TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership)and it is worse than we could have imagined. According to consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the TPP, … 783 more words

Tell The Federal Reserve: Hold Public Hearings On The Goldman Sachs Banking Deal

Goldman Sachs is already “too big to fail.” But now the megabank is quietly trying to get even bigger, with little transparency or oversight.1

A few months ago, Goldman Sachs announced its intention to buy an online banking unit worth $16 billion from GE Capital. 623 more words


What is the Glass-Steagall Act?

According to NEIL IRWIN; it is the 82-Year-Old Banking Law That Stirred a Debate!

What is the Glass-Steagall Act ?

When people talk about banking, they are talking about two broad classes of activities. 367 more words


The Bernie Effect Puts Corporate Greed Center Stage at Dem Debate, and Hillary Holds Her Own

Source: AlterNet

Author: Steve Rosenfelt

Emphasis Mine

The Democratic Party’s first presidential debate of its 2016 candidates showed the country that the party has stronger candidates and a clearer common agenda… 1,263 more words

The Wintrust Business Lunch: Terry Savage, Scott Kleinberg, and Cindy Boren

It’s time for your favorite show on WGN radio – and Business Lunch regular Terry Savage helps us kick this one off in style.  First, Terry joins Steve to analyze Walmart’s recent stock slump.  92 more words

Wintrust Business Lunch

What exactly is the controversial Glass-Steagall Act?

NEW YORK — One of the hottest issues in the CNN Democratic debate was Wall Street.

There’s a deep rift in the Democratic party over whether America should bring back the Glass-Steagall Act, a bank regulation that was in place from 1933 to 1999. 795 more words


A Hershey's Kiss and the Power of the Marketplace

We as consumers, collectively, have a great deal of power to affect change in the marketplace, albeit with incremental steps.  A campaign to force General Mills to produce Cheerios cereal without the use of GMOs was successful, and we now have not one, but two burgers available at Carl’s Jr. 782 more words