Wall Street


We Have Already Witnessed The First 1300 Points Of The Stock Market Crash Of 2015

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog August 21, 2015   We Have Already Witnessed The First 1300 Points Of The Stock Market Crash Of 2015     What has been happening on Wall Street the past few days has been nothing short of stunning.  On Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 358 points.  It […]

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Are we witnessing another collapse of the party system?

By Against Crony Capitalism August 17, 2015   Are we witnessing another collapse of the party system?     It is entertaining. All the “Ready for Hillary” bumper stickers seem to have vanished over the last month or so. Donald Trump is making mincemeat of the GOP party apparatus. All sorts of assumptions about the […]


Despite Epic Crash of World Economy, White Collar Prosecutions at 20-Year Low

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams August 5, 2015   Despite Epic Crash of World Economy, White Collar Prosecutions at 20-Year Low But that doesn’t mean Wall Street malfeasance itself is on the wane, researchers point out     Despite lofty rhetoric from politicians who vowed in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis to hold […]

Former Attorney General Eric Holder returned to his former employer, the white-collar defense firm Covington & Burling, after leaving the Justice Department. (Photo: US Department of Agriculture/flickr/cc)

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Global Derivatives: $1.5 Quadrillion Time Bomb 1

By Stephen Lendman Global Research July 27, 2015   Global Derivatives: $1.5 Quadrillion Time Bomb   When investing becomes gambling, bad endings follow. The next credit crunch could make 2008-09 look mild by comparison. Bank of International Settlements(BIS) data show around $700 trillion in global derivatives.  Along with credit default swaps and other exotic instruments, […]


The Big Picture

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital July 7, 2015   The Big Picture   The past four years or so have been extremely frustrating for investors like me who have structured their portfolios around the belief that the current experiments in central bank stimulus, the anti-business drift in Washington, and America’s  mediocre economy and unresolved debt […]

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Jeb! All In! The Bush Dynasty (And Banker Friends) Go For Round Three

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com June 26, 2015   Jeb! All In! The Bush Dynasty (And Banker Friends) Go For Round Three   [This piece has been adapted and updated from my book All the Presidents’ Bankers: The Hidden Alliances That Drive American Power, now out in paperback. An intro by TomDispatch is here.]    It’s happening. As expected, dynastic […]

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Clinton and the Bankers — Guest Column by Nomi Prins

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org May 26, 2015   Clinton Destroyed The Financial System Nomi Prins points out how Wall Street and the Big Banks used money to seduce the Clintons and then used the Clintons to remake the US financial system in the interest of the maximum profits of the Big […]

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Memorial Day Is A Hoax — Paul Craig Roberts Reflects Back On US Marine General Smedley Butler

For any reader unfamiliar with US Marine General Smedley Butler the information below may help gain understanding, taken from Wikipedia.  I will include the famous speech by General Smedley Butler, denouncing the military industrial complex, recreated on video following the shared post by Dr. Paul Craig Roberts. Smedley Darlington Butler[1] (July 30, 1881 – June 21, […]


Corporate Welfare Is Terrible Policy, But Democrats And Republicans Do It Anyway

By Against Crony Capitalism May 17, 2015   Corporate Welfare Is Terrible Policy, But Democrats And Republicans Do It Anyway     Crony capitalism is bipartisan, transpartisan even. Though there is a general rule which holds, and that is that the degree to which a politician enables the state is the degree to which that […]

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