Frontline’s Astonishing Whitewash of the Crisis

‘YVES SMITH NAILS FRONTLINE!’ Friday, April 27, 2012 Frontline’s Astonishing Whitewash of the Crisis Several of my savviest readers wrote expressing disappointment and consternation with the Frontline series on the crisis, “Money, Power, and Wall Street.” The first two parts of the four part series have been released, and it’s …

Wall Street Confidence Trick: How Interest Rate Swaps Are Bankrupting Local Governments

Wall Street Confidence Trick: How Interest Rate Swaps Are Bankrupting Local Governments Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles March 20, 2012 Far from reducing risk, derivatives increase risk, often with catastrophic results. — Derivatives expert Satyajit Das, Extreme Money (2011) The “toxic culture of greed” on Wall Street was highlighted again last week, …

GE Joins JP Morgan to Jointly Invest $225 Million in 662.5-MW Wind Farm

news Subscribe to Clean Edge News 02/29/2012 GE Joins JP Morgan to Jointly Invest $225 Million in 662.5-MW Wind Farm Expanding its renewable energy portfolio in Texas, GE unit GE Energy Financial Services has joined JP Morgan to jointly invest $225 million in a partnership that owns the 662.5-megawatt Capricorn …

Wall Street Green Summit – March 19+20

New York, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2012 The continuing financial crisis has changed the green business model. Innovative approaches in renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon reductions are being spurred by the necessity of doing more with less. The Summit brings together the leading innovators in environmental finance for the …

Carbon recovers, but it’s ‘tin-hat time’ for skittish market

Carbon recovers, but it’s ‘tin-hat time’ for skittish market Europe’s carbon market has recovered from its precipitate fall on Friday – exacerbated, traders believe, by ‘stop-loss’ triggers being hit – but watchers expect to see more volatility, with risks of a further decline in prices. More >>> £7bn windfall for …