Wall Street

The $700 billion bailout bill that failed in the House after a dramatic Monday afternoon vote addressed many things, but not the regulatory vacuum that allowed Wall Street to get us into this mess. Wrapped in a bipartisan bow, this plan — dubbed a "rescue" package on the Hill and a "bailout"...
Book TV (C-SPAN) Watch here Robert Kuttner, author of "The Squandering of America", has been an advocate for "fair market" controls rather than the "free market" laissez-faire approach on The American Prospect for quite some time. At a book fair, he discusses his issues with former Federal Reserve...
C-SPAN Distinguished Senior Fellow Robert Kuttner spoke about the state of the U.S. economy and his new book, The Squandering of America: How the Failure of Our Politics Endangers Our Prosperity. He addressed the declining value of the U.S. dollar, the subprime loan market, the volatile stock...
New York, NY — America's promise of economic prosperity with stability is at risk--a stark new reality underscored by wide evidence of growing inequality, teetering household finances, and mounting problems in domestic and global financial markets. In The Squandering of America: How Our...
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Distinguished Senior Fellow Robert Kuttner demonstrates how the American economy is shaped by financial elites and their speculative excesses. He debunks alarmist claims about federal expenditures on programs like Social Security and Medicare and exposes the genuine dangers: unchecked deregulation...
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Watch here Veteran market watcher Robert Kuttner and Wall Street insider William H. Donaldson give their read of the current economic landscape and discuss the risks of the deregulation of the financial industry. Read full transcript here.
Distinguished Senior Fellow Robert Kuttner Testifies Before the House Financial Services Committee on the systemic risks of financial innovation coupled with deregulation.
In this acclaimed exposé, named one of the best books of 2004 by The Economist, Barron's, Library Journal, and The Progressive, Prins provides fascinating firsthand details of day-to-day life in the financial leviathans, with all its rich absurdities. She demonstrates how the much-publicized fraud...
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