Private equity’s excesses should be reined in, and the Stop Wall Street Looting Act is a good place to start, says economist Joseph Stiglitz. It’s time for Congress to do something about the economic mess that private-equity giants have created. Source: Joseph Stiglitz on private-equity impact on US economy, jobs, wages – … Continue reading Joseph Stiglitz on private-equity impact on US economy, jobs, wages
Corporate executives are using tax cuts and share buybacks to pad their own compensation, a top regulator said Monday. Duh, it’s the reason why the stock market is up. Companies are not … Continue reading SEC official: Clamp down on officials who cash in on stock buybacks
“The EU’s move is the latest in a series of anti-trust challenges Google has faced in both the EU and countries including India, Brazil and Russia. U.S. regulators closed their most recent investigation of the company in 2013 without taking action.” A Google monopoly. I bet the U.S. never went went anywhere … Continue reading EU hits Google with second antitrust charge
Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe: Every TV news report on the economy in one, courtesy of generic reporter Emily Surname Continue reading Every TV news report on the economy in one
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