WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will meet with Wall Street and business executives in New York on Thursday evening to discuss issues, including how to strengthen the U.S. economic recovery and further reduce the deficit, an official said.
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Big banks accelerated the vesting of stock so top executives could cash in before leaving, creating a debate on Wall Street over whether that is a conflict of interest.
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What are we to make of Wall Street? Can we avoid feeling some admiration for the swashbuckling titans and their brash handling of unimaginable amounts of money? Or horror at the greed and sleaze that their activities lead to? Should we deplore the feeble efforts at regulators to repair the damage that Wall Street caused to Main Street in the Great Recession of 2008, or to...
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Declaring “the guilty must pay,” Anonymous has released 4.6 gigabytes of data detailing the personal information of Wall Street CEOs and other high level Wall Street executives.Links to the data began appearing via Twitter on March...
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ALBANY – The total amount of bonuses paid to Wall Street executives rose 8 percent last year, and that is good news not just for the recipients but to New York state.Taxes on the $20 billion in bonuses will help balance this year’s budget, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli reported today.But in his closely watched annual examination of bonuses paid to financial services...
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Where does the Left get its power? From one source at root: a wrong standard of morality, of good and evil. Self-sacrifice is said to be the good, self-interest the evil. The Left blames every social and economic disaster on "selfish greed." What caused the financial meltdown, according to the Left? The selfish greed of Wall Street bankers. Why was Obamacare passed? Because...
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Writing on the Wall: If you thought you knew Wall Street, well, think again. You don't. Wall Street continues to confound even the people who've worked in the industry for decades, writes David Weidner.
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Emma Watson shot down a rumor that she will be playing the role of Anastasia Steele in the film adaptation of E. L James’ “Fifty Shades of Grey.” RELATED: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Movie: Emma Watson Casting Rumors “Fifty Shades of Grey” set the...
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In what is essentially an admission that its doesn't have the goods or the ammo to take on Wall Street over the financial crisis, the U.S. government is trying a different tack — civil suits, Neil Macdonald reports. Basically a fine for playing fast with the world economy.
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