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Those public funds that were spent to 'end world hunger' did not go to the people of Africa, and they did nothing to end hunger. Instead, all the money, your money and my money, was paid directly to big international banks, reimbursing them for loans they had made to Africa, loans that could never have been repaid. Governments then reduced their aid to Africa, since they had been so generous, 'ending world hunger', by...


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A financial services firm in Japan has begun offering lower mortgage interest rates to "intelligent" customers.


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Bradley C. Birkenfeld was sentenced to 40 months in prison for helping rich Americans dodge their taxes. Now he is hoping for a bit more — a few billion dollars more.


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The Federal Reserve made a profit of $52.1bn in 2009, a rise of 47% over the previous year.


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Bill Maher explains why you should move your money out of a "too big to fail" bank and put it into a local community bank or credit union.


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"Never again will the American taxpayer be held hostage by banks that are too big to fail," Mr Obama said.


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The idea of secret banking cabals that control the country and global economy are a given among conspiracy theorists who stockpile ammo, bottled water and peanut butter. After this week’s congressional hearing into the bailout of American International Group Inc., you have to wonder if those folks are crazy after all. Wednesday’s hearing described a secretive group deploying billions of dollars to favored banks, operating with little...


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Campaigns to save the job of an Australian banker caught viewing erotic images in the background of a live TV interview are growing on the internet.


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Hospital cleaners are worth more to society than bankers, a study suggests.


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From tech stocks to high gas prices, Goldman Sachs has engineered every major market manipulation since the Great Depression - and they're about to do it again.


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The U.S. Federal Reserve's framework is a corrupt one in that its regional banks are managed by board members who are officers from the very private institutions they are designed to govern, says Nobel economist Joseph Stiglitz.


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What if people could transfer money over Twitter for next to nothing, simply by typing a username and a dollar amount?


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