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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Trader tells truth to BBC…”Goldman Sachs rules the world”


This video has been sparking a lot of controversy on the Internet and the media — and for good reason. In a shocking display of honesty, independent trader, Alessio Rastani, openly said:

For most traders, we don’t really care that much how they’re going to fix the economy, how they’re going to fix the whole situation. Our job is to make money from it. And personally, I’ve been dreaming of this moment for three years. I have a confession, which is, I go to bed every night, I dream another recession, I dream of another moment like this. Why? Because people don’t seem to remember but the ’30s depression wasn’t just about a market crash. There were some people who were prepared to make money from that crash. And I think anybody can do that. It isn’t just for some people in the elite. Anybody can actually make money, it’s an opportunity. When the market crashes, when the Euro and the big stock markets crash, if you know what to do, if you have the right plan set up, you can make a lot of money from this.” 

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Our deep economic crisis and the inadequacy of Obama’s jobs plan


The state of the economy remains one of the top issues in the media and in people’s minds. And rightly so. Last week, the Labor Department released a report stating that no new jobs were created in the month of August. Official unemployment remains at 9.1% at the end of August, which is up from 8.8% at the end of July, according to Gallup. This dismal jobs situation put pressure on Obama to create a jobs bill, which he outlined in a speech to a joint-session of Congress yesterday evening (which I’ll come back to later on). Given the coverage and obvious importance of the current economic situation, I decided to show some useful statistics that portray the depth of this crisis and show, in my opinion, that things are actually worse than the media says it is.  Read the rest of this entry »

 

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