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The Greatest Recession

  1. goldman sachs
    Goldman and Libya: Did the Firm Break Bribery Laws?The SEC is looking into it.
  2. secret tarpies
    Ben Bernanke Gave Wall Street an Unbelievably Sweet Interest Rate on That Secret $80 Billion LoanSay thank you, Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse.
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    Heads Up, Wall Street: N.Y. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Will Not Slow His RollFinally time to get a criminal conviction?
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    New York Attorney General Decides the Time Is Nigh to Investigate Mortgage Security FraudEric Schneiderman is the new Spitzer/Cuomo.
  5. everything they touch turns to goldman
    The Most Pontifical Metaphors in Matt Taibbi’s Latest Goldman Screed“Goldman isn’t a pudgy housewife who broke her diet with a few Nilla Wafers.”
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    America Is GrumpySuddenly, people are a lot more pessimistic about the economy.
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    Wall Street Rashomon: The Times vs. Matt TaibbiHow some of the worst villains of the financial crisis came out more or less unscathed.
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    Unemployment Rate Falls Below 9 PercentHooray!
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    Americans Are Buying Lots of Crap Again!A sign that the recession is over? We’re buying stuff like it’s 2006.
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    Turns Out, the Financial Crisis Was Totally Avoidable“The greatest tragedy would be to accept the refrain that no one could have seen this coming.”
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    Republicans Wanted to Ban the Term Wall Street From a Report on the Financial CrisisWhy would anyone mention Wall Street in a report about the crisis anyways?
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    Two Million Americans Could Lose Their Unemployment Benefits by ChristmasMerry Xmas from your friend, Republican Senator Scott Brown.
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    Old People to Cut Back on Werther’s Originals This YearFor the past three and a half decades, the payments have been automatically adjusted according to the prevailing inflation rate.
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    Wall Street Brokerage Firms Want Their Signing Bonuses BackIt appears the correlation between massive signing bonuses and generating revenue is tenuous at best.
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    New Yorkers’ Incomes Dropped Almost Twice As Much As the Rest of the CountryNew Yorkers’ incomes fell twice as much as the rest of the country.
  16. real estate
    Manhattan Real Estate, Still ExpensiveThe rest of the U.S., not so much.
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    White House Considering a Not-Stimulus PackageAlthough, come on, it’s really a stimulus package.