Tag Archives: Wall Street

How the US Fed Tries to Discipline Trump

The Fed’s current interest rate increases are to tamp down the possibly very dangerous effects of fiscal recklessness during a time of a booming U.S. economy.

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The Dangers of US Style Financial Engineering

Financial engineering has paid much better dividends for corporations than actual engineering. For the health especially of the U.S. economy, this needs to be reversed.

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Davos is Trump’s Kind of Town

As the wealth of two-thirds of the world’s billionaires is based on inheritance, monopoly and cronyism, Trump will be among friends in Davos.

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Wall Street Impunity: Why Kleptocrats Love America

Those at the top of Wall Street finance know that what they do may be wrong – but not necessarily illegal. And so they carry on, under the “watchful” eye of US authorities.

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Gross Imaginary Product: Welcome to the Brave New World

From the United States to Japan and Europe, Gross Imaginary Product has exploded everywhere real interest rates have been kept below zero.

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Trump’s Playing Loose with the Law: A Global Perspective

Trump might seem pro-business, but he could do great harm to U.S. corporations and their worldwide interests.

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The Other Twin Towers: Trump and Wall Street

Donald Trump and Wall Street are both at big-time bubble stage. When they come crashing down, that could deal a severe blow to the entire world.

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Reining in Wall Street: Democracy, Not “Populism”

Sanders and Trump(!) defending the interests of the U.S. middle class is a long overdue exercise in democracy.

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The U.S. Federal Reserve and Shared Prosperity

How do we get a U.S. Fed that works for Main Street, not Wall Street?

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Wall Street Wants the Fed to Save it From Itself

When BlackRock talks, people should be listening.

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