Sunday, April 21, 2024

Tag: stock market

How Warren Buffett privately traded in stocks that Berkshire Hathaway was...

Confidential records show that, on at least three occasions, he sold millions of dollars of shares in stocks that Berkshire was trading.

New 1% stock buyback tax better than nothing, but won’t fix...

Right now, inequality is as predictable as another decade of authoritarian Republican politics—banish the thought.

Forget the badgering of hack politicians. Consumer boycotts & eco-smart investing...

Imagine the convergence when boycotts and selective stock investments boost targeted street actions

The stock market is not the economy

The next time you hear someone say the stock market is a reflection of the economy, tell them that’s rubbish! The real economy is jobs and wages.

Indecent stock market boom exposes riot-inducing inequality, not economic positives

Can enough discredited craziness end up teaching, “Everybody does better when everybody does better"?

On the same day Sen. Richard Burr dumped stock, so did...

The brother-in-law, a Trump appointee, sold between $97,000 and $280,000 worth of stock. Burr is under federal investigation over whether he traded on non-public information gathered through his work in the Senate.

Why stock buybacks must be ended

Buybacks don’t grow the American economy. So why are buybacks so popular with Corporate CEOs?

Forget the Dow Jones. How’s Doug Jones?

The stock market is owned by the rich. It tells you little about how ordinary Americans are doing.

We’re told the Dow Jones average…

But wait – nearly all stock is owned by the richest 10 percent of Americans, so the Dow Jones Average says nothing about the economic condition of the 90 percent majority of Americans.

Financial crisis – Rinse and repeat?

Is the stock market about to totally crash?

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.