Wall Street


The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt

By David Stockman Mises.org July 1, 2016   The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt   During Friday’s bloodbath I heard a CNBC anchor lady assuring her (scant) remaining audience that Brexit wasn’t a big sweat. That’s because it is purportedly a political crisis, not a financial one. Presumably in the rarified canyons of Wall Street, politics doesn’t matter […]

The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt

Bill Kristol’s Presidential Candidate: David French?

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute June 1, 2016   Bill Kristol’s Presidential Candidate: David French?     Pro-war pundit Bill Kristol is disgusted about Donald Trump being the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. Indeed, Kristol has even been searching for someone to launch an independent or third-party campaign to counter Trump. Last weekend Kristol stirred up […]

Bill Kristol’s Presidential Candidate: David French?

Lobbyists struggle with Trump reality

Lobbyists struggle with Trump reality

By Against Crony Capitalism May 6, 2016   Lobbyists struggle with Trump reality     Like we said earlier today Washington is going a little bit nuts. (It’s completely nuts already, but nuts in a more clinical way.) Trump is forcing some Republicans to find religion. Other Republicans are girding themselves for the Cleveland convention […]


Is Trump a Bigger Threat to Wall Street than Sanders?

By Tho Bishop Mises.org May 5, 2016   Is Trump a Bigger Threat to Wall Street than Sanders?   And then there was one. Proving once again that the endorsements of celebrities and sports heroes is more important than politicians, Donald Trump dominated the Indiana primary, prompting the official end of Ted Cruz’s and John Kasich’s campaigns. […]

Is Trump a Bigger Threat to Wall Street than Sanders?

David Stockman: Trump Unbound

David Stockman: Trump Unbound

By Against Crony Capitalism April 7, 2016   David Stockman: Trump Unbound     I like reading David Stockman. Sometimes he’ll wander down a road on which I can’t follow, but generally he’s pretty darn good. And there are occasions when he just gets rolling when he’s particularly fun. Attached is one of those essays. […]


Goldman Sachs Executive helped Bill Clinton write his state of the union address

By Against Crony Capitalism February 28, 2016   Goldman Sachs Executive helped Bill Clinton write his state of the union address     Oh man. Goldman Sachs is just a full service firm I guess. And I mean full service. Private Banking. Venture capital. Global economic manip…er…I mean analysis. And hey, speech writing too. (From […]


As Sanders Slams Wall Street Elite, Clinton Ditches Iowa To Fetch Their Checks

By Jon Queally Common Dreams January 27, 2016   As Sanders Slams Wall Street Elite, Clinton Ditches Iowa To Fetch Their Checks With less than one week before nation’s first votes are cast in Iowa, a key contrast remains hard to ignore     Seemingly undeterred by the consistent critique that her close ties to the […]


Goldman Sachs

Does Goldman Sachs have a candidate in the presidential race?

By Against Crony Capitalism January 27, 2016   Does Goldman Sachs have a candidate in the presidential race?     Goldman Sachs, AKA Government Sachs is very active politically. It has sought systematically to get its people into positions of power around the world. The second best thing to do after having one of the […]


Capitol Hill

Poll: Government Named Top U.S. Problem for Second Straight Year

By Against Crony Capitalism January 6, 2016   Poll: Government Named Top U.S. Problem for Second Straight Year     Gee, I wonder why? It’s so responsive and doesn’t take the citizenry for granted or anything. It’s not like the president is out there winging it with his “pen and phone” or that Congress is […]


Fed ‘Stimulus’ Has Made Inequality Worse, Hurt Economic Growth

By Against Crony Capitalism December 14, 2015   Fed ‘Stimulus’ Has Made Inequality Worse, Hurt Economic Growth     What is explained here by a former vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is what we have said now for years. The Fed’s actions post-Crash have exacerbated wealth inequality and generally skewed the […]

Democracy Is A Front For Central Bank Rule

Poll: 1 in 3 Independent and Republican voters see the government as an “enemy”

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism November 24, 2015     Many people see the federal government as not reflecting their views at all. Some see the unending expansion of the state into every nook and cranny of life, and the gaming of the government by powerful corporate and political interests, as a real threat. […]


Does the Bell Toll for the Fed?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute November 9, 2015     Does the Bell Toll for the Fed?   Last week Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen hinted that the Federal Reserve Board will increase interest rates at the board’s December meeting. The positive jobs report that was released following Yellen’s remarks caused many observers to […]

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