Posts Tagged ‘wall street’

Chicken Little as a Stock Broker

In case you’ve never heard the story of Chicken Little (aka Henny Penny), I will quote the start of the entry in Wikipedia. Henny Penny, also known as Chicken Licken or Chicken Little, is a fable in the form of a cumulative tale about a chicken who believes the world is coming to an end. […]

The Occupy Movement

For me there are two many variables in the issues at stake in the “Occupy” movements around the world. One thing I can say is that I feel the leaders in the Wall Street companies that were involved in the financial crisis several years ago got off way too easy. Their greed (and the U.S. […]

How The Big Boys Screwed Us All

I love this commentary by Lorrie Goldstein of the Toronto Sun. Especially the last couple of lines. Indeed, when the s— hit the fan, these guys acted like Soviet apparatchiks, screwing the public for their blunders. Worse, they got away with it. or, how about this one? Wall Street traders … success was individual achievement, […]

Credit Crisis – Who To Believe

We had Enron and others like it. Now we have the Wall Street meltdown, and the same questions are being asked. Have those nice people at the top been fiddling with the books so they could continue earning those big fat pay cheques? I, for one, cannot believe that they did not know what was […]