From the “You gotta be kidding me” file: House just voted on 2 bills that would undercut new financial regulations

This one somehow snuck past me. I happen to read on Populist Jim Hightower’s website about this one here and I went and looked it up and sure enough; there it was in black and white: The story: WASHINGTON –– To … Continue reading

So, why did gold crash?

I am not an expert on the subject, but I think here might be a good reason as to why: In the wake of gold prices cratering in recent days, more than a few prominent experts have already started pinning … Continue reading

Hope and Change: Government drops probe of possible inside trading by media companies

Hmmmmm… Maybe Cornell West has a point: The dismissal of an investigation into major media companies suspected of giving clients a sneak peek at crucial data drew great surprise on Wall Street, where traders make their living profiting from blips … Continue reading