A year after vestry members tried unsuccessfully to get Reverend James Cooper to step down as head of Trinity Wall Street, and two days after a congregant sued Cooper and other church leadership over alleged voting improprieties, Cooper announced late today that he will be stepping down. The announ ... More >>
Today the Transport Workers Union, which last week voted unanimously in support of Occupy Wall Street, went to court to fight against the city's use of city bus drivers to transport arrested protesters. Following the Brooklyn Bridge arrests on Saturday, the Union said the NYPD had commandeered numer ... More >>
Our question last October, posed by James Lieber: "When Do We Go After the Crooks Behind Our Financial Collapse?" Now we know the answer: Never. Why aren't you more pissed off? Why is this story being underplayed?
After only part of this morning's House hearing starring Harry Markopolos, there's little doubt that Bernie Madoff's true identity is Dr. Evil. What else can one think when House members wondered aloud whether there are "mini-Madoffs" or "medium-size Madoffs" lurking in the Wall Street wastelan ... More >>
Union members converged on Wall Street yesterday to protest the proposed $700 billion Wall Street bailout. Here's Reuters' expurgated report: "Signs read 'No Blank Checks For Wall Street' and 'Our Hard-Earned Pensions Are Not Up For Grabs.' Protesters cheered repeated calls for the government to spe ... More >>
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This video of protesters greeting Goldman Sachs investment bankers outside of their holiday party may be a week or so old, but the sentiments are timeless. And hearing the lyrics to "Frosty the Goldman" would melt even the coldest heart (unless of course that heart belongs to the bankers who profit ... More >>
(Taking the message to Wall Street: Photo by Fred Askew) A march today against police brutality threatened to shut down Wall Street in the holiday season. The demonstration was small at its outset in lower Manhattan, then grew in force before it was ultimately was checked by police. Organziers ... More >>
Millionaire Bruce McMahan loved his daughter so much, he married her.
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Up to your ear$ in $tudent loan$? That'$ good new$ for the bond trader$
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Jesse goes To The Mat
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