Mafiosi Bankers: What the HBOS Fraud Tells Us About the State of British Banking

The bankers in question took a leaf out of Martin Scorsese’s classic movie, Goodfellas, in which Ray Liotta’s Henry Hill and Paul Sorvino’s Paul “Paulie” Cicero take over a night club, the Bamboo Lounge, then loot it, abuse the owner’s credit and run it into the ground. Once the owner, Sonny, is unable to pay them anymore, they torch it for the insurance money. … Read More Mafiosi Bankers: What the HBOS Fraud Tells Us About the State of British Banking

How Did a Nation Crippled by Wall Street Billionaires End Up With Them Running the Country?

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens and cross-posted from Wall Street on Parade Donald Trump is increasingly looking like Wall Street’s back up plan in the event that the Wall Street Democrats didn’t triumph in the 2016 election. Trump has appointed two Goldman Sachs alumni and the current President of Goldman Sachs to top posts… Read More How Did a Nation Crippled by Wall Street Billionaires End Up With Them Running the Country?