Better Markets: Wall Street’s too-big-to-fail banks

Why do almost all companies finance themselves mostly with equity, but Wall Street’s too-big-to-fail banks finance themselves almost 100 percent with borrowed money (debt), making them very unstable and at high risk of failure even if they only have tiny losses?  Because those handful of gigantic banks (only 9 banks in the …

ACEEE Statement on Passage of the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2014 (HR 2126)

    NEWS RELEASE    Media Contact: Patrick Kiker  [email protected]   202.507.4043   aceee Statement on Passage of the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2014 (HR 2126)   Washington D.C. (March 5, 2014): Today 191 Republican and 184 Democratic members of the House joined to pass the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act …

ACEEE Statement on Passage of the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2014 (HR 2126)

    NEWS RELEASE    Media Contact: Patrick Kiker  [email protected]   202.507.4043   aceee Statement on Passage of the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2014 (HR 2126)   Washington D.C. (March 5, 2014): Today 191 Republican and 184 Democratic members of the House joined to pass the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act …

The Armageddon Looting Machine: The Looming Mass Destruction from Derivatives

The Armageddon Looting Machine: The Looming Mass Destruction from Derivatives Posted on September 17, 2013 by Ellen Brown Increased regulation and low interest rates are driving lending from the regulated commercial banking system into the unregulated shadow banking system. The shadow banks, although free of government regulation, are propped up by a hidden …

Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity Bulletin – Vol. 88 No. 4 – Seventh Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity – Final Summary

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Today’s Top Stories from GFI: When capital flies, but corruption stays behind

  Friday March 29, 2013 No More Shifty Business: Campaigners Call for New Tax Rules Farming for Rats: Perverse Incentives and Illicit Financial Flows Illicit Wealth and Enormous Tax Dodging Fuel Inequality Task Force Recommendations to the BRICS Summit 2013 Taxcast Episode #15: March 2013 HSBC by the Numbers Clips …