Categories: Europe

Monday Morning Wealth Watch

Posted by: Dan Beucke on November 14

Perfect timing: Is Congress trading stock on inside information? (60 Minutes, CBS) Capitol gains: Congress and stocks: Does it matter? (Atlantic) Fee for all: Banks Quietly Ramping Up Costs...

Weekend Wealth Watch

Posted by: Dan Beucke on November 12

Chef takes heat: Bankers Blast Batali; Others Say 'Leave Mario Alone!' (Bloomberg) Sandy Weill's $88 million downsizing: Occupy This, OWS (Greiff, Bloomberg View) Back at ya: Occupy Wall Street...

Students Protest Fees, Cuts in London

Posted by: Dan Beucke on November 09

University students took to the streets of central London on Wednesday to protest rising fees and cuts in U.K. government education spending. The Guardian said a smaller crowd than...

Even Bankers Think Bankers Are Paid Too Much

Posted by: Mark Gimein on November 07

A popular take on those who work in finance is that they don't care about the income gap and would just as soon tell the poor to shove off....

Voting: The New Reckless

Posted by: Mark Gimein on November 02

Over at our Euro Crisis blog, London based editor Andy Reinhardt unwinds the twists of Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou's call for a referendum on the bailout and austerity plan....

Will A Robin Hood Tax Fix The World Economy?

Posted by: Mark Gimein on October 25

The Robin Hood Tax is a levy on financial transactions that would be charged on trading in instruments from stocks to exotic derivatives. The tax (RHT for short, or,...

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"The Wealth Debate" is a running discussion of wealth, poverty, the economy and income inequality in the U.S. and the world. It was started shortly after the Occupy Wall Street movement sparked a global protest about the fallout from the financial crisis and money in politics. You can reach the editors, Dan Beucke and Mark Gimein, by email, or follow BloombergNow on Twitter to keep up with posts.

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