Posts Tagged ‘capitalism’

July 10th, 2024 - 5:10 am § in Business, Law and Courts

Why capitalism must be regulated

Below is only one example; there are countless others. Fifth Third Bank (profile here) agreed on Tuesday, July 9, 2024, to pay $20 million in fines for “illegally charging customers for unnecessary auto insurance policies” and creating “fake customer accounts” (read story her[...]

February 17th, 2018 - 8:23 am § in Misc., Politics

A Facebook Debate: What is Capitalism?

  Trump and his GOP are the enemy of what you call “capitalism.” You and I agree the reason for America is supposed to be opportunity. Where we disagree .. and do so in anger .. is about the role of the GOP and TRUMP. The  Democratic party has its problems but the GOP is […][...]

July 15th, 2017 - 8:10 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Who said?

“To put it succinctly, I think that preserving the environment is incompatible with the policies of the WTO, which are apparently designed to allow rich nations to flood the world with their merchandise with no restrictions whatsoever and to wipe out the industrial and agricultural development[...]

October 14th, 2015 - 11:27 am § in Misc.

Capitalism CAN Do Good!

Student Buys On A Whim. What Happens Next Is Pretty Great All’s well that ends well. Damon BeresTech Editor, The Huffington Post Posted: 10/12/2015 02:29 PM EDT | Edited: 10/13/2015 04:42 PM EDT What would you do if you owned the most powerful website on Earth? Sanmay Ved, a student[...]

April 27th, 2015 - 8:09 am § in China, Misc.

CHINA: The Chinese Dream

  Record sales of Xi’s book mirror appeal of Chinese Dream A compilation of selected remarks by Chinese President Xi Jinping on comprehensively advancing the rule of law has been published.[...]

March 6th, 2015 - 3:02 pm § in Misc.

Stocks plunge on strong hiring

The Dow Jones Industrial Index, the most widely-watched stock market indicator, plunged by 278 points today, after the Labor Department’s February jobs report showed unexpectedly strong job creation, with nearly 300,000 workers hired last month. This plunge might be hard to comprehend especial[...]

July 28th, 2014 - 11:57 am § in Misc., Russia

Anyone Want to Bet No One gets Their Share of $50,000,000,000?

Shareholders of  Yukos Oil Win $50 Billion Lawsuit Against Putin’s Russia   Former Yukos CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky, left, and his co-defendant Platon Lebedev, right, stand behind a glass wall at a court in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Nov. 1, 2010. Khodorkovsky, 47, was Russia’s richest man [...]

May 30th, 2012 - 8:44 am § in Hypocrisy, Misc.

APPLESAUCE: Zuckerberg Zucks

Zuckerberg drops off world’s 40 richest billionaires list post Facebook shares freefall Submitted by Jamie Williamsonon Wed, 05/30/2012 – 09:27 Washington, May 30 : Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has dropped off Bloomberg”s list of the richest 40 billionaires in the world after hi[...]

May 22nd, 2012 - 6:57 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Is FACEBOOK Worth More Than a Pet Rock?

UPDATE: Facebook falls another 9%! Published on: May 21, 2012 @ 23:57 “a fair price for Facebook might be between $16-$24.” Read more:[...]

May 21st, 2012 - 8:36 am § in Misc.

FACEBOOK stock plummets

Adam Smith taught us that capital, not money, created the wealth of nations.  Capital was the stuff people use to build new factories or plow new ground.  Today’s stock market has changed all that.  Capital now deal with the ephemeral … “Likes” have replaced ears of corn a[...]