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Compulsory Profits Off the Back of Every American

In the fall of 2009, back when the sky was falling, Goldman Sachs’ top man, Lloyd Blankfein, explained to The Times of London that his bank was doing “God’s work.”  At the time we weren’t sure what Blankfein was getting … Continue reading

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Magnifying a Magnificent Debt Bubble

Last week it was discovered that, Kweku Adoboli, a 31-year-old equities trader for the Swiss bank UBS, had gone rogue.  In a remarkable misadventure he managed to blow $2 billion of other people’s money at his employer’s expense.  Apparently, UBS … Continue reading

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