Economy

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
"A message needs to be sent to the world of banking," said UK Judge Jeremy Cooke on Monday as he handed down a 14-year sentence to former Citibank and UBS trader Tom Hayes, convicted in a London court on eight counts of conspiring to manipulate a global benchmark interest rate known as LIBOR. While many of the world's leading banks have paid heavy...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Trans-Pacific Partnership trade ministers in Lahaina, Hawaii. (Photo: Audrey McAvoy/Associated Press)
This week's closed-door Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations in Maui,...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A industry-led push to lift the U.S. crude oil export ban is gaining momentum...

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Surreal Rebranding Dept: Just like Frederick Douglass and Rosa Parks and other "freedom movements" before them, the noble Koch Brothers have told 450 followers, they are "seeking to right injustices" to create "a truly free society" that will no longer "enrich the haves at the expense of the have nots,” so please help them "save our country” by adding to the $900 million they've spent to screw the poor and make the rich richer and kill the planet.