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Wall Street

  1. the money game
    Why Trouble at a Chinese Real-Estate Company Led to a U.S. Stock Market PlungeWall Street seems to be wrapping its head around just how fast things are changing in Xi’s China. Evergrande’s woes are emblematic of those changes.
  2. the money game
    The Big SPAC CrackdownSPACs have seen a massive two-year boom, resulting in a wave of companies going public. That might be coming to an end.
  3. the money game
    The Not-So-Happy Story of the World’s Biggest SPACBillionaire hedge-funder Bill Ackman and a gang of retail investors on Reddit were both very excited about a deal. Now, no one is.
  4. the money game
    Why a Failing New Jersey Deli Is Valued at $100 Million: A TheoryIt doesn’t make sense by any normal standards. But maybe it’s part of a larger game?
  5. encounter
    Litquidity Capital Is the Meme King of Wall StreetTalking to the anonymous banker chronicling our weird, get-rich-quick economy.
  6. tax policy
    Rich Investors Make a Poor Case Against Biden’s Tax PlanWealthy capitalists warn that America cannot have shared prosperity unless they pay low taxes on income they didn’t work for. They are wrong.
  7. wall street
    Wall Street Spooked by Biden’s Tax PlanInvestors fear the president’s new capital gains tax will hurt America’s salt-of-the-earth, hardly working millionaires.
  8. the money game
    Crypto’s Big, Billionaire-Making Day on Wall StreetCoinbase’s Nasdaq debut made various Silicon Valley execs and VCs — along with investor Kevin Durant — very happy.
  9. business
    Bernie Madoff Told the Truth About One ThingHe exposed the financial system as only a crook could.
  10. wall street
    Oatly Is Going PublicFive years after taking over every fancy coffee shop, the oat-milk company could be worth billions on the Stock Exchange.
  11. wall street
    Confessions of a Hedgie: ‘I Agree With Reddit’The hellish week of one short seller.
  12. stonks
    GameStop Rally Refuses to Die, As Robinhood Restores TradingRobinhood traders regained access to GME shares Thursday, while new details about the origins of the rally came to light.
  13. wall street
    The Final Boss Is CapitalismWho manipulates the manipulators? Not Reddit.
  14. stonks
    Robinhood Banning GameStop Proves the Free Market Is a LieWhen hedge-fund quants exploit vulnerabilities in the market, they’re celebrated as geniuses. When Redditors do the same thing, it’s a scandal.
  15. wall street
    Backlash Spreads After Apps Crack Down on GameStop TradingLawmakers and Robinhood traders were united in their ire.
  16. wall street
    Reddit’s Elegant GameStop Revolution Will Be CrushedScott Galloway unpacks the r/WallStreetBets uprising.
  17. stonks
    How Redditors Beat Hedge Funds at Their Own Game(Stop)Get rich or lol trying.
  18. finance
    Wall Street’s Millennial Wonder Readies Her Next ActLauren Simmons, the youngest woman ever on the New York Stock Exchange, on her new show, diversity, and the future crash.
  19. the money game
    What Explains Bitcoin’s Resurgence?Written off for dead by many after falling 90 percent, the cryptocurrency is back at all-time highs. Believe it or not, a lot has changed.
  20. filthy lucre
    Pornhub Funders Include… Cornell University, Financial Times Report RevealsWall Street giants JPMorganChase and Fortress with in the mix with the tax-exempt Ivy League institution.
  21. the top line
    Wall Street Got What It Wanted From Trump and Is Ready for BidenBad news for the president is making markets bullish. What’s going on?
  22. the republican party
    The GOP Is No Longer the Pro-Business PartyThe right’s contempt for climate science and Keynesianism makes it incapable of governing in capital’s long-term interests.
  23. vision 2021
    Biden 2020: Change That Wall Street Liberals Can Believe In?Biden seems interested in redistributing income, but not in challenging the private power of his party’s favorite industries.
  24. the economy
    As Big Business Feasts on Cheap Credit, Small Firms StarveAnd Congress isn’t coming to the little guys’ rescue anytime soon.
  25. the economy
    Is This What a Recovery Looks Like?The economic data is brightening. But it’s still hard to reconcile Wall Street’s euphoria with Main Street’s boarded-up (and/or broken) windows.
  26. the economy
    An Economist Who Called the 2008 Crash Says We’re In for a Long DepressionNouriel Roubini predicted the 2008 crash. Now, he’s warning that the America is hurtling toward food riots — and then a decade-spanning depression.
  27. the top line
    What Morgan Stanley Is Getting by Buying E-TradeThe lesson here for retail-brokerage clients is to figure out whether they are keeping too much money in cash.
  28. the economy
    Trump Tax Cuts Gave $18 Billion Bonus to Big Banks in 2019Last year, our “populist” president’s signature legislative achievement made Wall Street’s titans immensely richer.
  29. the top line
    Here’s Why Mike Bloomberg Is So RichWith $53 billion to his name, he is very wealthy even by billionaire standards. And his net worth has grown in some surprising ways in recent years.
  30. vision 2020
    Can Cory Booker Revive His Flagging Campaign?Booker is a very good candidate … on paper. If he’s going to make a move in the race, it’s got to be now.
  31. vision 2020
    The Emerging Anybody-But-Warren CampaignAs Elizabeth Warren becomes more popular, claims that her nomination would throw the election to Trump — or even wreck the economy — are spreading.
  32. buyer’s market
    Brokers Are Cutting Stock Trade Commissions to $0. What’s the Catch?You may have heard the expression, “If you’re not paying for it, you’re not the customer, you’re the product.”
  33. feature
    The Wall Street Billionaire and the Ultimate College HedgeDavid E. Shaw’s broad, risk-averse strategy, applied to university admissions.
  34. elizabeth warren
    Warren Secures Coveted Accidental Endorsement From Frightened FinanciersAs Team Biden questions the authenticity of Warren’s populism, conservative financial journalists (unintentionally) rally to her defense.
  35. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren’s Latest Plan Targets Her Favorite Enemy: Wall StreetThe new installment of her “economic patriotism” agenda takes an even more adversarial tone against private equity and powerful bankers.
  36. the top line
    The Banks That Ran Uber’s IPO Feared This Would HappenThe stock tumbled in its first few days on the market. But did the banks make it worse?
  37. vision 2020
    Wall Street Democrats Are Absolutely Freaking Out About Their 2020 CandidatesBiden? Pete? Trump?! 
  38. the zucc
    Facebook Sets Aside $3 Billion for FTC FineDespite news that the FTC is preparing to levy the largest fine ever against a tech company, Facebook’s stock price rose this morning.
  39. fill the swamp
    Trump Administration Brings Relief to Long-suffering Predatory LendersThe Consumer Financial Protection Bureau just gutted another consumer financial protection.
  40. vision 2020
    Progressive 2020 Hopefuls Are Courting Wall Street CashBut that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re secret centrists.
  41. wall street
    Goldman CEO Is Shocked – Shocked – to Find Fraud Is Going On in HereCEO David Solomon said that he is “personally outraged” over his bank’s role in abetting financial fraud in Malaysia.
  42. 2008
    Steve Bannon on How 2008 Planted the Seed for the Trump Presidency“That lit a match, and the explosion was Trump.”
  43. 2008
    Sheila Bair on What Hasn’t Changed Since the Great Recession“The financial system we have is basically the financial system we had in 2008.”
  44. 2008
    What a Foreclosure-Boat-Tour Operator Saw During the Great Recession“It breaks my heart to see what I had to do to a guy who had nowhere to go.”
  45. 2008
    We Are Still Living in the Ruins of the 2008 CrashTen years after Wall Street’s doomsday, how the financial meltdown broke the modern world and left us living in this one.
  46. Major Investors Believe a Populist Democratic Government Is ComingPortfolio managers are trading bank stocks for cash, fearing a Democratic takeover of the House will embolden the party’s progressive wing in 2020.
  47. No, Democratic Populism Won’t Force Republicans to Accept Big GovernmentReihan Salam wants Republicans to develop a positive agenda of universal programs the white working class will embrace. It’s not going to happen.
  48. Regulators Fine Wells Fargo $1 Billion for Abusing ConsumersThe penalty is the largest that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has ever imposed on any lender.
  49. The 4 Biggest Banks Have Already Made $2.3 Billion Off Trump’s Tax CutsThe president promised that his tax law would not favor the “wealthy and well-connected.”
  50. The Democratic Party Is Moving Left – Except When You’re Not LookingSenate Democrats’ support for an indefensible bank bill shows that when public interest is low, Wall Street can still run Team Blue’s show.
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