'Wall Street' sequel attacks debt, 'cancer' of the financial system

Opinion | Julia Seymour

Oliver Stone’s latest film blames capitalism for the 2008 financial collapse, ignoring government’s role in it.

Sen. Richard Shelby: Reg reform: 'unlimited bailouts,' income 'social justice,' [TRANSCRIPT]

Politics | Jon Ward

The Alabama Republican and the ranking Republican member of the Senate Banking Committee, gave a final speech on the Senate floor in advance of the final vote to pass a financial regulation bill

Obama stumbled on Wall Street

Opinion | Alan Reynolds

Do threats of tighter regulations and higher taxes on banks sound like a way to increase lending? President Obama seems to think so

Welcome to Pluto

Feature:Opinion | James Rickards

As a society, we’ve lost our nerve when it comes to bankers and their lobbyists. The Age of the Plutocrat has well and truly arrived

The Goldman Rule

Opinion | Scott Wheeler and Buckley Carlson

President Obama is using the Goldman Sachs case to set a trap for Republicans, hoping that Republicans will revert to form, and do what they always do (and are already doing): defend Goldman

Goldman Sachs and the populist blame game

Opinion | Justin Kintz

So, while Congress, the White House, and the nation hotly debate financial regulatory reform, don’t quietly acquiesce because it does not concern you individually. Instead, ask yourself: “Is this government intrusion worth harming my neighbor; is it worth diluting the American dream?”

Health care reform? Never heard of it

Opinion | Bob Maistros

Yeah, I’m not going to talk about you-know-what

Give bankruptcy a chance

Opinion | Warren Coats

We have just experienced the consequences of excessive risk taking by financial enterprises, real estate speculators, and overstretched homeowners fueled by the expectation that taxpayers would cover their losses if risky bets failed. Washington’s response to the financial crisis has confirmed these expectations and is thus compounding the problem for the future

Is the Inflation Threat Real? Is It Imminent?

| AJ

The Federal Reserve’s actions to stabilize financial markets and the U.S. economy during the recent credit crisis created a mountain of excess reserves owned by banks and held at the Fed. If released into the economy too quickly, these excess reserves would trigger a burst of inflation forcing the Fed to raise the Fed funds rate quickly and likely triggering yet another recession