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  1. art du jour
    Artist Protests Fearless Girl by Installing Pissing Pug Statue Beside It“It has nothing to do with feminism.”
  2. Markets Start to Wonder If the President Might Be an Incompetent LunaticWall Street was sure Trump would be a disaster, until he won. Now, its blind euphoria at the prospect of tax cuts is starting to fade.
  3. Chaos in Washington Dimming Prospects for GOP Tax CutsCongress was already running out of time to enact tax reform this year. Now all hell has broken loose, and Wall Street isn’t thrilled.
  4. Trump Says Infrastructure Plan Is ‘Largely Completed,’ Just Weeks AwayBut then, the president says a lot of things.
  5. Republican Uses Obama’s Wall Street Speaking Fee to Justify Dodd-Frank RepealA testament to the GOP’s shameless mendacity — and the former president’s misjudgment.
  6. Barack Obama Reportedly Accepts $400,000 for a Wall Street SpeechObama is poised to make nearly twice his presidential pension for delivering remarks at a conference run by Cantor Fitzgerald.
  7. just asking questions
    Why It’s Going to Take Another Financial Catastrophe to Fix Wall StreetThe man who oversaw the bailout in 2008 is not optimistic about the banking industry under President Donald Trump.
  8. The GOP Just Voted Against States’ Rights to Shield Wall Street From CompetitionRepublicans just a passed a bill that expands federal regulation, discourages saving, and restricts competition, for Wall Street’s sake.
  9. Hedge Fund Giant Bill Ackman Admits Valeant Investment Was a ‘Big Mistake’His firm, Pershing Square Capital, took $4 billion in losses on an investment in pharma company.
  10. After Health-Care Flop, Markets Worry Trump Is ‘All Talk, No Action’After Trumpcare failed to reach the House floor, Wall Street loses confidence in the president’s capacity to deliver a large corporate tax cut.
  11. The Markets’ ‘Trump Bump’ May Be OverStocks saw their steepest drop since Trump’s election, as investors fret about the president’s legislative prowess.
  12. Yet Another Goldman Sachs Banker Is Headed for the Trump AdministrationWall Street sees Deputy Treasury Secretary nominee Jim Donovan as a check on Steve Bannon’s economic nationalism.
  13. Bill Ackman Finally Cuts His Losses on ValeantThe billionaire hedge-fund manager staked his reputation on turning around the controversial pharmaceutical company. That was a bad bet.
  14. horrible things
    This Dude Humping the ‘Fearless Girl’ Statue Is the Actual Worst“It was utterly revolting.”
  15. the national interest
    Trump Announces Plan to Let Wall Street Scam America AgainForcing financial advisers to do what’s best for their clients is “like putting only healthy food on the menu,” says Gary Cohn.
  16. wall street
    For Wall Streeters Who Bet Long on Trump, It’s Bonus TimeAfter getting behind their very unlikely candidate, a few financiers are salivating over the dividends.
  17. the national interest
    Trump Picks Wall Street Lawyer to Enforce Laws on Wall StreetNew Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Jay Clayton does not seem like a drain-the-swamp kind of guy.
  18. The GOP Wants to Drain the Swamp of Wall Street’s Enemies by Any Means NecessaryRichard Cordray can’t be fired without cause from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau until 2018. But the GOP is determined to find a cause.
  19. Here’s What the Markets Expect From President TrumpTrump’s America will be a great place for banks and for-profit colleges — but not for hospitals — according to the Wall Street hive mind.
  20. Donald Trump Shoots Down Boeing’s Stock PriceTrump cancels an “order” of new 747 Air Force One planes over Twitter, and one of the largest companies on the Dow sees its share price slide.
  21. Dow Hits New High, As Trump Eases Wall Street’s Economic AnxietyIt’s starting to seem like what’s good for the stock market might not, necessarily, be good for humanity.
  22. Trump Has Made Wall Street Giddy AgainWall Street was expecting new regulations. Now it’s getting deregulation, tax cuts, and cabinet positions — because the “populist” won.
  23. policy
    Wall Street’s (Confused) Position on Trump’s PresidencySpeculation in a vacuum of information.
  24. the national interest
    Trump Wants to Let Wall Street Scam Customers Again Because of Course He DoesThe new age of populism arrives.
  25. Hedge-Fund Manager Whitney Tilson Is Selling the Trump Stock-Market RallyHe’s positioning for a world where uncertainty reigns.
  26. How Jack Bogle’s Long-Game Investment Strategy Beat Wall Street Every TimeThe founder of Vanguard has been right all along about index funds. At 87, he’s finally feeling vindicated.
  27. Clinton Considered Releasing Her Wall Street Speeches on ‘Transparency Day’After Clinton’s top aides found out about her private email server, some advised her to lay all of her cards before the public in a one-day news dump.
  28. Federal Bureaucrats Unveil New Plan to Put Wall Street CEOs in PrisonWhen the big banks commit fraud, their executives escape liability by pleading ignorance. This new rule would eliminate that line of defense.
  29. Some One-Percenters Are Trying to Convince Themselves That Trump Isn’t Crazy“All I can tell you is that behind closed doors, he is a thoughtful, studious person.”
  30. If Trump Weren’t a Monster, Clinton’s Leaked Speeches Would Be DevastatingOn Friday, WikiLeaks revealed Clinton’s closed-door speeches to Goldman Sachs. It’s no mystery why she wanted to keep them secret.
  31. More Evidence That Wall Street Fears the Candidate Who Wants to Cut Its TaxesThe happy reaction of markets to Trump’s bad debate performance shows investors really do think the mogul’s impact on the economy would be terrible.
  32. The Stock Market Is Quiet. Too Quiet.The volatility of the stock market is at a two-decade low. Some analysts worry we might be in the calm before the storm.
  33. Behind Equity, a Film About Women on Wall Street“We didn’t want the Jennifer Lawrence version of this movie.”
  34. women at work
    8 Wall Street Women on What Equity Gets Right“At the end of the day, most men don’t really want women in the C-suite.”
  35. love and war
    Real Wall Street Women on How Banks Deal With Pregnancy“My friends hid their pregnancies until the fifth or sixth month if they could.”
  36. the end of men
    The Supreme Court, Reddit, and 9 Other Things in Need of an All-Lady RebootInspired by Ghostbusters.
  37. Report: Trump Eyeing Goldman Banker for TreasuryOne day after the Trump campaign accused Clinton of being owned by her Wall Street donors, Fortune reports that Trump plans to appoint one of those donors to the Treasury Department.
  38. GOP Platform to Call for Breaking Up the Big Banks, Trump Campaign SaysTrump campaign manager Paul Manafort derides Hillary Clinton as a Wall Street lackey and says the GOP platform will call for reinstating Glass-Steagall.
  39. trailer mix
    Watch Anna Gunn in the New Equity Trailer“Don’t let money be a dirty word.”
  40. Meet the Wall Street Titans Who Back TrumpSome of their peers think they’re liable to ruin their reputations.
  41. Wall Street Donors to Clinton: Pick Warren and Your Fundraising Gets ItWall Street donors tell the Clinton campaign she can have their cash or Elizabeth Warren as her running mate, but she can’t have both.
  42. class warfare
    Activists Have Declared War on Hedge Funds — and They Might Be WinningLarge investors are pulling out money for both political and financial reasons. Does this mark the beginning of a long decline?
  43. Reckless Bankers Won’t Get Bonuses AnymoreRegulators announce a long-delayed rule curbing compensation for bankers who take excessive risks.
  44. Clinton Isn’t Sure That Sanders Is a DemocratClinton goes on the attack in a pair of interviews, questioning Sanders’s party loyalty and his understanding of Wall Street reform.
  45. Did Wall Street Buy This Vote From Clinton?In a 2004 interview, Elizabeth Warren suggested that the financial industry influenced Clinton’s flip-flop on bankruptcy reform.
  46. the money
    How Valeant Went From Wall St. Darling to PariahInside the biggest and most bizarre business scandal of the past year.
  47. q&a
    Big Short Genius Says Another Crisis Is Coming“We are building up terrific stresses in the system, and any fault lines there will certainly harm the outlook.”
  48. Hillary’s Wall Street Trust GapWhy don’t progressives trust Clinton?
  49. Bad Investment
    Whole Foods Shares Have Dropped Nearly 50 PercentInvestors are “almost uniformly negative on the company.”
  50. law and order
    Police Arrest Estranged Husband of Millionaire Money Manager for Her 2009 MurderHer 9-year-old daughter found her dead in the tub on the Upper West Side. She’d been strangled.
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