Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: stock market

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?

The Stock Market Is Getting Harder to Rig

The U.S. economy is in sad shape. Yet, corporate media tries to explain the recent stock market decline, which erased $2.1 trillion in the market value of stocks and in the pockets of Americans’ retirement savings, so logically.

VIDEO: 'Casino Capitalism: Economist Michael Hudson on What’s Behind the Stock...

While Americans watched stock prices tumble across the globe in Monday’s market turmoil, economist Michael Hudson joins Democracy Now to help make sense of what’s really behind the fluctuations in the market.

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Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

Trump’s EPA dismisses dangers of chlorpyrifos on children’s brain downplaying agency’s own findings

“The EPA is ignoring decades of science by leading universities and in doing so, it's neglecting its duty to protect children from pesticides.”

We’ve got our own reasons to elect Biden — and he isn’t one of...

With so much at stake Autumn 2020 is a time when people have the decisive opportunity to prevent the consolidation of illegitimate power by an authoritarian regime.