Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Progressive Populist

The following is an excellent article written by Dean Baker on April 28, 2014 which was originally published on the Truthout website which The Progressive Populist republished in the June 1, 2014 issue on page 9 and I quote: “What … Continue reading

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Forbes: Big Banks and Derivatives: Why Another Financial Crisis Is Inevitable

The following is an excellent article from the Forbes website written by Steve Denning on January 8, 2013 titled “Big Banks and Derivatives: Why Another Financial Crisis Is Inevitable” and I quote: “Big Banks and Derivatives: Why Another Financial Crisis … Continue reading

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Bloomberg.com:Wall Street Finds New Subprime with 125% Business Loans

The following is an excerpt from the excellent article from the Bloomberg.com website written by Zeke Faux on May 21, 2014 titled “Wall Street Finds New Subprime with 125% Business Loans” and my comment on the bottom from Jordan Belfort’s … Continue reading

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Aftershock

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book “THE END OF WALL STREET” by Roger Lowenstein from Chapter 14 titled “Aftershocks” on page 202 and I quote: “If we have learned anything throughout this year, we have learned that … Continue reading

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The Monroe Times – It Will Take Money to Solve Problem

The following is an article I sent to our local paper “The Monroe Times” for their “Letters to the Editor Column” which was published on May 19, 2014 titled “It Will Take Money to Solve Problem” and I quote: “5/18/2014 … Continue reading

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Rubicon

The following is an excellent excerpt from the book “THE END OF WALL STREET” by Roger Lowenstein from Chapter 9 titled “Rubicon” on page 120 and I quote: “The Federal Reserve was not founded to bail out Bear Stearns.” –Jim … Continue reading

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Bloomberg Businessweek: Investing: Meet the Father of the Modern IPO

The following is an excellent article from the May 19- May 25, 2014 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek written by Leslie Picker on page 40 and I quote: “In 1984, Eric Dobkin was working for Goldman Sachs (GS), selling stocks to … Continue reading

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