TAME WALL STREET TO SAVE MIDDLE CLASS – ROBERT REICH

TAME WALL STREET TO SAVE MIDDLE CLASS – ROBERT REICH

“The Middle Class Can’t Be Saved Unless Wall Street Is Tamed” Jan 27, 2015 by Robert Reich

BANKSTERS

Click for Source Article by Robert Reich on TruthDig

Save middle class = Tame Wall Street

Wall Street = Confidential corporate info = Defrauds millions of middle-class investors

Wall Street = Largest sources of BRIBERY MONEY.

Wall Street = 6 years ago the financial collapse crippled the middle class

Wall Street = 5 Biggest banks are much larger than 6 years ago = 45% of America’s banking assets up from 25% in 2000

Wall Street = Gets cheap money = Prime interest rate near 0% = Fuels Street

Wall Street = Borrow money at near 0% to gamble ON risky bets can go bad = US TAXPAYERS COVER THAT.

Goldman = Buying cheap real estate from Utah to Spain + Companies = Violates Dodd-Frank banking law and its spirit.

Wall Street’s lobbyists = Made Congress repeal Speculation provision of Dodd-Frank = HIGH RISK = written and pushed by Citigroup + Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPM = Dimon complains of being “under assault” by regulators.

DIMON’S INCOMPETENCE = AMAZING RECORD FINES of $20 BILLION

DIMON PAY = JUMPS to $20 million by the Board he OWNS and OPERATES

FACT: American middle class needs stronger bank regulations.

Bank regulators told 5 big banks their plans for orderly bankruptcies = “unrealistic” = Would collapse the economy.

FACT: Foreign exchange turbulence = Huge losses at hedge funds and brokerages + Widespread BIG BANK manipulation of foreign-exchange market + Wall Street is awash in inside TRADING

Now if a CEO tells his Wall Street golfing buddy about a pending merger, the buddy and his friends can make a bundle = NOT AGAINST THE LAW = SCREWS middle-class investors = Three-BUSH-judge panel APPROVED

BRIBERY 2008 Presidential Campaign = WALL STREET #4 IN BRIBERY of Obama and Democrats = Much more than McCain

REVOLVING DOOR = Wall Street supplies WHITE HOUSE with key economic officials. Obama has 70 Wall Street advocates in White House.

To Build Middle Class = Limit size of biggest Wall Street banks

To Build Middle Class = Resurrect Glass-Steagall Act (separate investment from commercial banking)

To Build Middle Class = Define insider trading the way most other countries do – using information any reasonable person would know is unavailable to most investors

To Build Middle Class = Close the revolving door between the Street and the U.S. Treasury.

To Build Middle Class = END depending on Wall Street to finance campaigns

Advertisements

Please Leave Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s