Tuesday, August 3, 2021

DeSantis’ Pathetic Leadership Gets Worse

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DeSantis' and his Florida Republicans have become very good at distorting facts, voter suppression, and politicizing the COVID epidemic for their personal political gain.

COVID -19

POLITICAL ECONOMY

Interested in Progressive Politics? Welcome to the Progressive Investor.org

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Progressive politics and economics make sense to a middle class that has not seen real wages rise since the 1970s.

It’s Time To See the Problems With Capitalism

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    The recent announcement that T Mobile US Inc.’s takeover of Sprint Corp. has been approved by a New York federal judge means there will...

Political Corruption is Helping Florida Become a White Collar Criminal Haven

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Thanks to a slow, cancerous spread of corruption, it looks like Florida is becoming a haven for white-collar tax evaders, and corrupt public officials who are all betting they can evade scrutiny for years. 

FINANCIAL JOURNALISM

RobinHood Should Lighten Up: They Have Not Started A Revolution, But They Could If...

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But if RobinHood was honest, they would be educating their clients about dull stuff, such as the benefits of a diversified stock and bond portfolio.

Unethical Financial Websites Are Promoting SPACS to Unsophisticated Investors

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  Financial journalism has entered a new phase of Google-inspired Yellow Journalism as some financial websites are blatantly pursuing advertising dollars by promoting SPACs and...

INVESTMENT ABUSES

Unethical Financial Websites Are Promoting SPACS to Unsophisticated Investors

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  Financial journalism has entered a new phase of Google-inspired Yellow Journalism as some financial websites are blatantly pursuing advertising dollars by promoting SPACs and...

Hedge Fund Owner Salaries Soar As Performance Sinks

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Hedge fund managers get paid hundreds of millions in salaries even when their fund underperforms the S&P 500 Index. These huge salaries are possible because of the carried interest tax loophole. Abolish the loophole, correct hedge fund abuses.

US Ranks First in Global Study of Bank Fines

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Among the world’s banks, the U.S. takes the top spot in the number of banks being fined for regulatory infractions and in the number...

BREAKING NEWS

Flynn’s Biggest Punishment Would Have Been to Revoke His Pension

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Michael Flynn betrayed the military and the political system when he met with foreign leaders as part of the Trump campaign. He lied to investigators and the vice president. Then, Trump rewarded him.

2020 ELECTiON

What the Trump Cult Has in Common...

Many Americans may have forgotten or never knew about the perverted, curious story about Jim Jones. However, this sad story is relevant today because Jones has many of the same leadership and abnormal personality characteristics of Trump.

Dr. Birx Is the Symbol of the...

Dr. Deborah Birx, Trump's top official to...

DOL REGULATION

ELIZABETH WARREN

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Bill to Regulate Hedge Funds Deserves a New Life

The forced liquidation of more than $20 billion in holdings from Archegos Capital Management. This has created huge liquidations on a few continents and showed that unregulated hedge funds are a financial danger.

FOX NEWS

INVESTING

Can Dark Pools Stand the Light?

Dark pools are private alternative trading systems that primarily trade stocks and bonds between anonymous buyers and sellers. But how do they affect individual investors?