Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: big banks

The Most Important Campaign Speech: Bernie on the Banks

The most important campaign speech this political season broken down piece by piece.

Watch: Bernie Sanders Scares Wall Street in Explosive New Speech

Bernie Sanders' most recent speech wasn't covered by mainstream media. Could it be that he is really starting to scare both big corporations and Wall Street?

Hillary, Bernie, and the Banks

Wall Street bankers are still an enormous threat to millions of Americans and the only way to resolve this is “with reforms so big, bold, and public they can’t be watered down.”

Hillary Clinton’s Glass-Steagall

Hillary Clinton won’t propose reinstating a bank break-up law known as the Glass-Steagall Act and this just might be the biggest mistake in her presidential campaign. Is Clinton still too close to Wall Street?

How to Punish Bank Felons

When a big Wall Street bank pleads guilty to criminal felony charges committed, there seems to be no punishment that fits the crime. When real people plead guilty to felonies they go to jail, but nobody involved in bank crimes will see a day behind bars. Fair?

If ‘Too-Big-to-Fail’’ Means Too-Big-To-Jail’ It Should Mean ‘Too-Big-to-Be’

If the government really believes that banks like JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Citibank and Wells Fargo are “too big to fail” because prosecuting their chief executives could lead to a new financial crisis, then those institutions are simply too big to allow to exist.

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Morgan Stanley announces new climate commitment, first American bank to set target

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