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USA Today
Ex T-man Geithner cashing in on Wall StreetWASHINGTON – Timothy Geithner is finally cashing in. After an appropriate stin
Ex T-man Geithner cashing in on Wall Street
USA Today / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON – Timothy Geithner is finally cashing in. After an appropriate stint at a think tank to write his memoir and a quiet transition to Wall Street, President Obama’s first Treasury secretary, who left office in 2013, is now ready to make... Read more
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The Seattle Times
The recovery: in its golden years or dangerously frail?Regular readers here know that this is an aging recovery. In fact, it is the fo
The recovery: in its golden years or dangerously frail?
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Regular readers here know that this is an aging recovery. In fact, it is the fourth longest of the 12 expansions since the end of World War II. The longest goes to the 120-month boom of the 1990s and the shortest was the brief 1980-81 upturn. Fed... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Post-Payrolls Reaction: Sell Everything, Buy DollarsFundamentals are for losers. Makes perfect sense to me - this is a good number
Post-Payrolls Reaction: Sell Everything, Buy Dollars
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
Fundamentals are for losers. Makes perfect sense to me - this is a good number. Never mind if it's 'below expectations'; it's clear to everyone except a pessimistic few that we are in a recovery, and therefore we have plenty of justification for a... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Here's One Thing Bernie Sanders Could Have Told Hillary Clinton About Wall Street InfluenceFormer Secretary of State Hillary Clinton insisted at Thursday night's Democrat
Here's One Thing Bernie Sanders Could Have Told Hillary Clinton About Wall Street Influence
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 days ago
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton insisted at Thursday night's Democratic debate that campaign contributions and speaking fees from Wall Street and other major corporate sectors have not influenced her politically, challenging Sen. Bernie... Read more
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NBC News
What'd They Say? Transcript From Clinton-Sanders DebateBelow is a rush transcript of Thursday's "MSNBC Democratic Candidates Debate" m
What'd They Say? Transcript From Clinton-Sanders Debate
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
Below is a rush transcript of Thursday's "MSNBC Democratic Candidates Debate" moderated by Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow live from Durham, New Hampshire. TODD: Good evening, and welcome to the MSNBC Democratic candidates debate. MADDOW: We are super... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Clinton Campaign Goes on Tilt as a Result of Dead Heat With Sanders in IowaGreat analysis, Yves — thank you. My pleasure at the “virtual tie” (which desp
Clinton Campaign Goes on Tilt as a Result of Dead Heat With Sanders in Iowa
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 days ago
Great analysis, Yves — thank you. My pleasure at the “virtual tie” (which despite Team Clinton’s faux and contrived triumphalism is an astonishing Sanders victory, all things considered) is tempered by your warnings: However, Clinton still has two... Read more
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Philly.com
Trump's antics bare character flawThis is more proof that Trump is not presidential material. Samuel Cardillo, P
Trump's antics bare character flaw
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
This is more proof that Trump is not presidential material. Samuel Cardillo, Philadelphia Proof will be in the votes Donald Trump as presidential candidate is a media creation along the lines of American Idol and Keeping up With the Kardashians.... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Former Citi Trader Exposes How Wall Street Came To Own The ClintonsSubmitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Former FX trader at Cit
Former Citi Trader Exposes How Wall Street Came To Own The Clintons
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Former FX trader at Citigroup, Chris Arnade, just penned a poignant and entertaining Op-ed at TheGuardian detailing how Wall Street came to own the Democratic Party via the Clintons over the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Chicago PMI Spikes Most Since 1980... Yeah, Seriouslyand not coincidentally it is released on the last trading day of the month and
Chicago PMI Spikes Most Since 1980... Yeah, Seriously
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
and not coincidentally it is released on the last trading day of the month and now shows up on economic calendars - it never did before... in this most financially corrupt period we live in, PMI and ISM stand tall above all else. chicago PMI (or... Read more
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Island Packet
Goldman Sachs is in the eye of the campaign stormIt’s not the biggest player on Wall Street in terms of political money. But Gol
Goldman Sachs is in the eye of the campaign storm
Island Packet / Posted 16 days ago
It’s not the biggest player on Wall Street in terms of political money. But Goldman Sachs is financial public enemy No. 1 in this year’s election campaign. The giant investment bank has become the symbol of the excesses of Wall Street, cited both by... Read more
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The News & Observer
Goldman Sachs is in the eye of the campaign storm | News & Observer January 26, 2016 2:00 AM Investment bank has been critic
Goldman Sachs is in the eye of the campaign storm
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
| News & Observer January 26, 2016 2:00 AM Investment bank has been criticized by Democrats and Republicans Hillary Clinton got $675,000 in... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How Hillary Tells Us She Won't Fight Wall StreetHillary Clinton has a stronger, more detailed plan to regulate Wall Street than
How Hillary Tells Us She Won't Fight Wall Street
Op-Ed News / Posted 16 days ago
Hillary Clinton has a stronger, more detailed plan to regulate Wall Street than does Bernie Sanders, says the Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman. But, adds journalist Ezra Klein, many are skeptical that she will do what she says. "She has... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Hillary Blames Bernie for an Old Clintonite Hustle, and That's a Rotten ShameThe Clintons have no shame, that much you can count on. That stupefying arrogan
Hillary Blames Bernie for an Old Clintonite Hustle, and That's a Rotten Shame
Op-Ed News / Posted 22 days ago
The Clintons have no shame, that much you can count on. That stupefying arrogance was on full display in the most recent presidential campaign debate when Hillary Clinton countered Bernie Sanders' charge that she was compromised by her close ties to... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Last Night's Democratic DebateThe Democratic Party presidential debates are a lot less entertaining than thei
Last Night's Democratic Debate
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 24 days ago
The Democratic Party presidential debates are a lot less entertaining than their GOP counterparts. Even when things get testy, and they got testy last night at several points, the whole tenor of the evening has a more substantial and serious feel to... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Dem debate: Reality Check Team vets claimsThe Democratic candidates for president gathered in South Carolina for their fo
Dem debate: Reality Check Team vets claims
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 24 days ago
The Democratic candidates for president gathered in South Carolina for their fourth debate Sunday, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, researchers and editors... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Dem debate: Reality Check Team vets claimsThe Democratic candidates for president gathered in South Carolina for their fo
Dem debate: Reality Check Team vets claims
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 24 days ago
The Democratic candidates for president gathered in South Carolina for their fourth debate Sunday, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, researchers and editors... Read more
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Rappler
Masterminding Fil-Am political empowermentLast of 3 parts DALY CITY, USA – One election can turn allies into adversaries
Masterminding Fil-Am political empowerment
Rappler / Posted 26 days ago
Last of 3 parts DALY CITY, USA – One election can turn allies into adversaries, especially when the stakes are historic. And that has flustered Filipino American engineers of the voting shift in San Mateo County – from at-large or countywide to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why the Fed needs to prepare for the worst right nowJanet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve. Photo / Bloomberg Often marke
Why the Fed needs to prepare for the worst right now
The New Zealand Herald / Posted a month ago
Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve. Photo / Bloomberg Often markets are volatile at the end of the year - as many traders go on holiday and those with losses unload them - and then settle down as a new year begins. Not this year. US... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why the Feds needs to prepare for the worst right nowOften markets are volatile at the end of the year — as many traders go on holid
Why the Feds needs to prepare for the worst right now
Chicago Tribune / Posted a month ago
Often markets are volatile at the end of the year — as many traders go on holiday and those with losses unload them — and then settle down as a new year begins. Not this year. U.S. and European markets closed significantly lower on Friday after a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Lawrence Summers: Heed the fears of the financial marketsOften markets are volatile at the end of a year and then settle down as a new y
Lawrence Summers: Heed the fears of the financial markets
The Irish Times / Posted a month ago
Often markets are volatile at the end of a year and then settle down as a new year begins. Not this year. US and European markets closed lower on Friday after a very rough week despite a strong US jobs report. The week saw dramatic declines in... Read more
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Rappler
Fil-Am political history: A Metro Manila in CaliforniaPart 2 of 3 Part 1: Fil-Ams pursue political history in San Mateo, CaliforniaD
Fil-Am political history: A Metro Manila in California
Rappler / Posted 1 months ago
Part 2 of 3 Part 1: Fil-Ams pursue political history in San Mateo, CaliforniaDALY CITY, USA – San Mateo County is a lush expanse of hills and valleys sprawled at the feet of San Francisco. “North County” as its upper tip is known, intersects the... Read more
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Deseret News
D.A. agrees to 're-examine' police shooting death in light of new videoSALT LAKE CITY — Exactly one year after James Dudley Barker was shot and killed
D.A. agrees to 're-examine' police shooting death in light of new video
Deseret News / Posted 1 months ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Exactly one year after James Dudley Barker was shot and killed by a Salt Lake police officer in the front yard of an Avenues home, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill promised Friday to "re-examine" the case in light of a new... Read more
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