Wall Street Oligarchy: Read All About it

March 28, 2009 by  
Filed under Economics

wall_street_oligarchyMy brother (a really smart guy and a dedicated gold investor) sent me link to an article that will be published next month in The Atlantic. The article is called “The Quiet Coup” and was written by Simon Johnson, an MIT professor and former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund. It describes how the entrenched power structure in the Wall Street financial world – the oligarchy – has had a stranglehold on our economy and on our government, even to this day. Read more

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China is Kicking Us While We are Down

March 27, 2009 by  
Filed under Economics

By now I’m starting to think that Tim Geithner, a man clearly in economic waters that are over his head, is walking around with a “kick me” sign on his back. Boy is he getting kicked, and by some very large feet. Read more

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