Post Tagged with: "Wall Street"

Rep. Marcy Kaptur introducing her Glass-Steagall bill in the last Congress.

Kaptur Re-introduces Glass-Steagall Bill

April 10, 2019—The following press release was issued by Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) yesterday. It puts back on the Congressional agenda one of the urgent actions required to curb Wall Street speculation, and put the United States back on the path of the American System. The Bill number is HR […]

by April 10, 2019 Glass-Steagall, News
Citibank's offices at Canary Wharf in London (dreamstime)

Mega-banks Report on Their Mega-Speculation

April 2, 2019–The end-of-year reporting by the Wall Street mega-banks on their exposure to risk should be setting off alarms on Capitol Hill and beyond. Of particular concern are the figures on speculation in derivatives contained in the annual reports which the banks (among other publicly traded companies) have to […]

by April 2, 2019 Glass-Steagall, News Shorts
Hamilton grave site at Trinity Church, in the Wall Street area of Manhattan.

We Need Hamilton to Defeat Wall Street

By Nancy Spannaus March 13, 2019—My book, Hamilton Versus Wall Street, has an urgent message for the American population: Our nation needs to take up Hamilton’s American System in order to save the nation. Once you read the book, you will understand why. A little background on how the concept […]

by March 13, 2019 Commentary
Hamilton Versus Wall Street: Available for Purchase Now!

Hamilton Versus Wall Street: Available for Purchase Now!

By Nancy Spannaus Feb. 19, 2019—Online bookstores are now selling Hamilton Versus Wall Street to the public. You can now start ordering and circulating the only book on the market which presents our First Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton’s economic principles, and the way in which they were taken up and […]

by February 19, 2019 News
The Five Experts

Economic Experts: Put Wall Street Back in Its Box

By Nancy Spannaus Sept. 27, 2018—A blockbuster forum at the National Press Club last night brought together five economic experts to discuss the 2008 financial crash and what can be done to prevent a new one. Addressing the audience of approximately 100 people were: 1) Nomi Prins, former Wall Street […]

by September 27, 2018 News
A DuPont worker, tasked with developing a new biodegradable plastic.

Industry Week Is on the Right Track

Sept. 21, 2018—An article in the monthly magazine Industry Week came across my desk this morning, and it was a pleasure to read.  Under the title “How Financialization Is Starving Manufacturing,” author Michael Collins reviews the work of Rana Faroohar, who, in her book Makers and Takers, systematically laid out […]

by September 21, 2018 News Shorts
Senator Sherrod Brown

Americans for Financial Reform Puts Spotlight Back on Wall Street

By Angela Vullo July 26, 2018–Not since the movie “The Big Short” has Wall Street been so exposed as the enemy of the American public. In a rare performance, in the Hart Senate Office Building on July 24, truth was told in a forum on the economy on Capitol Hill.  […]

by July 26, 2018 News
Predators Continue Their Ravaging of Puerto Rico

Predators Continue Their Ravaging of Puerto Rico

May 7, 2018–As the US House of Representatives considers the expansion of financial deregulation with the passage of a House version of Senate Bill 2155, two recent media exposes have brought to light the impact of years of unbridled predatory Wall Street practices in the case of Puerto Rico. NPR […]

by May 7, 2018 News Shorts
Nomi Prins present her book Collusion on May 2 in Washington, D.C.

Prins Presents Her New Book at D.C. Bookstore

May 3, 2018—A crowd filled up all the available seats at the Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, D.C. last night, eager to hear Wall Street whistle-blower and renowned author Nomi Prins discuss her latest book. The author, once a Wall Street insider at Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns, and Lehman […]

by May 3, 2018 News
The Wall Street bull

More Warnings of a Coming Crash

April 8, 2018—In an interview with CNBC on April 6, Scott Minerd, head of investing for Guggenheim Partners, pointed to ballooning corporate debt as the probable source of a major financial crisis in the 2019-2020 period. “As interest rates keep ratcheting higher, with record levels of corporate debt it’s going […]

by April 8, 2018 News Shorts