Wall Street

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
While concerns over Trump's conflicts of interest continue to mount, the president-elect has thus far failed to address the issue. (Photo: d_pham/flickr/cc)
As many suspected, President-elect Donald Trump's web of business conflicts is much more complicated than he has let on. An analysis by the Wall Street Journal published Thursday found that the incoming president owes at least $1.85 billion in debt to as many as 150 Wall Street firms and other financial institutions. According to the examination...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Wall Street lawyer Jay Clayton, who defended big banks against regulators...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A newly unearthed memo revealed Tuesday at The Intercept bolsters the case...

Further

For those puzzled by the rancor and mistrust so many feel for Hillary Clinton, a lucid Matt Taibbi looks at Clinton's $675,000 speeches to Goldman Sachs to reveal they're about not just money but allegiance. Turns out Clinton declared that "banker-bashing (was) foolish," it takes a village to get out of a financial crisis (in fact caused by a few greedy oligarchs), and public anger is something "we" - oligarchs and Clintons - need to wait out.