Daily Archives: November 13, 2014

The end of free markets and the reign of riggers

Over the past 8 years, free markets have increasingly been over run by inside traders, price riggers and predatory high frequency machines, in the process, legitimate investors have steadily withdrawn and the volume of shares traded has plunged. Fewer participants … Continue reading

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Crude plunge rendering Keystone moot?

As the US Congress pushes for an approval vote for the highly controversial Keystone pipeline this week, ironically the project may no longer be economically viable. With West Texas crude today hovering just over $74 a barrel–down 50% since 2008, … Continue reading

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Bankers: all the gain and none of the blame

The bank executives claim they are talent worthy of the highest pay packages in the world. But they are accountable for none of the downside that their ‘talents’ create. Not only are they not held accountable for crimes, but we … Continue reading

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Nameless settlements continue to mock democracy

The assault on democracy continues as actors get off free while their bank employers write checks and proceed with business crimes as usual. Major financial institutions have reached an agreement over wrongdoing in the foreign exchange markets. Here is a … Continue reading

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Mountain of financial fraud spreading unchecked

Forget the cost to “ordinary Americans and investors”, no one at the top cares about them. The biggest cost to letting criminals profit and continue their schemes is that they are emboldened by their free pass and illicit pursuits go … Continue reading

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