Tag Archives: Wall Street

Working People: the Real Value Add Sector of the Economy

I recently read an interesting piece in the UK Daily Telegraph about the demise of the traditional working class. It set me thinking and I posted a response, that I include below with a few changes, which gathered a lot … Continue reading

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Alan Greenspan Did More Harm to Capitalism that Marx or Stalin

Conservatives seem to have learned nothing from the 2008 Financial Crisis. I wonder why that is, as efficient market theory suggests that when something has caused so huge a loss on the part of so many players in the financial … Continue reading

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Should we Respect the Financial Sector? Aka City of London/Wall Street

There has been some uproar in Britain over whether the Business Minister, Vince Cable, who predicted the financial crisis, respects the City of London aka British financial sector. I weighed in on the argument as follows, and I think what … Continue reading

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.03% Tax on Wall Street Transactions would Raise $350 billion

Huffington Post have a great piece on one of the solutions to the US deficit and a way to slow down market transaction rates: a Tobin tax on financial transactions: WASHINGTON — A minuscule tax on financial transactions proposed by … Continue reading

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Wall Street’s Top Ten Sins

Well, rightly there is a lot of attention on Wall Street right now, even an attempt to ‘occupy it’!  http://rwer.wordpress.com/2011/10/05/wall-street-under-seige/ So let’s just back up a minute and remind us what Wall Street is for. Fundamentally it is supposed to … Continue reading

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