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Biden is reportedly considering Roger Ferguson, Gary Gensler, and former American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault for top economic policy positions

President-elect Joe Biden is considering Roger Ferguson, former vice-chair of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, for National Economic Council director, sources close to the matter told CNBC. Biden is considering regulatory veteran Gary Gensler, who worked for both the Obama and Clinton administrations, for Deputy Treasury Secretary, they said. […]
Biden is reportedly considering Roger Ferguson, Gary Gensler, and former American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault for top economic policy positions
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Tim Geithner, Meet Your Potential Replacement

[credit provider=”U.S. Dept of Treasury” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lael_Brainard.jpg”] Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is expected to leave his post and now President Obama will have to pick his replacement. We’ve put together a rundown of some of the names being tossed around for the next Treasury Secretary. 
Tim Geithner, Meet Your Potential Replacement
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10 Fabulous Rags To Riches Stories On Wall Street

[credit provider=”Business Insider”] If you’ve been watching the disgraced former MF Global chief Jon Corzine’s testimony to Congress today, you probably wouldn’t want to be in his place.The multi-millionaire was basically on top of the world having served as chief executive of Goldman Sachs, New Jersey Governor and a U.S. […]
10 Fabulous Rags To Riches Stories On Wall Street
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8 Remarkable Rags-To-Riches Stories On Wall Street

The Occupy Wall Street demonstration, which began in Manhattan’s Financial District and  spread nationwide, has definitely created a lot of dialogue about the income disparity between the 1% and the 99%.Not surprisingly, a majority of the ire coming of these demonstrations has been directed at Wall Street.
8 Remarkable Rags-To-Riches Stories On Wall Street
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The Democrats Just Killed A Program That Protects You Against Insider Trading

[credit provider=”prepidemic.wordpress.com” url=”http://prepidemic.wordpress.com/2009/08/17/wallstreet2/”] The CFTC has been forced to halt a program that might have alerted regulators to suspicious trades because of an $11 million cut in its tech budget, the Wall Street Journal reported.And the massive funding shortages at the futures regulator are apparently causing bitter fights within the […]
The Democrats Just Killed A Program That Protects You Against Insider Trading