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Fearless Girl statue on Wall Street. Image credit: Anthony Quintano/Flickr
Jim Stanford | Far from challenging the economic and political power of the financial aristocracy, the GameStop roller-coaster ride only reinforced it.
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View of Wall Street. Image credit: Thomas Hawk/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | The sums of money being wagered on Wall Street are money to make more money, nothing more. Introducing a financial transaction tax needs to be high on the agenda of those concerned with inequality.
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Penney Kome | Business magazines warn of mini-market meltdown when loans default. If auto debt drives down the market, even people who never owned cars in their lives will be affected.
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Duncan Cameron | As the capitalist class gathers this week for the World Economic Forum, the corridor talk is going to be about the collapsing price of share capital, as stock markets tumble around the world.
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Bruce Livesey | Sino-Forest is just the latest in a long line of stock market calamities that have plagued Canada's capital markets. And yet, there is little done to clean up the markets.
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Lorraine Chisholm | Human survival has always depended on our ability to find or grow food for ourselves or exchange something to acquire it. That simple equation is now severely out of whack.
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Andrew Jackson | The wild swings in the markets this week serve as another reminder of the weakness of linkage between levels and changes in financial asset values and levels and changes in real economic variables.
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Andrew Jackson | We face a new crisis, or at least a stock market correction of major proportions, which may precipitate a new phase of the crisis. How should governments be responding to the panic in the markets?
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Ellen Russell | Stock market regulations will be flouted if the merger between the TSX and the LSE takes place, with those wanting to circumvent restrictions moving to the location which is most lax.
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Murray Dobbin | The U.S., behind the scenes, is putting enormous pressure on the International Energy Agency (IEA) to fudge the numbers to make it look as though peak oil is a long way off.
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Murray Dobbin | The recently announced sale of New Brunswick Power to Hydro Quebec is another alarm bell for the Canadian economy.