Tag Archive: stock market

Jun 28

The Robin Hood Tax

Finance should once again support the real economy of goods and services. By William Barclay I spent 22 years in the financial services business. Beginning in the 1980s, I worked at exchanges where we traded everything from futures on soybeans to shares of stock to options on interest rates. During these boom years for the …

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Jun 28

One weak domino

Other countries have problems, but Greece’s are an encyclopedia of bad behavior. By Donald Kaul The stock market keeps going up and down like a yo-yo. I thought you’d like to know why. It’s Greece. Oh, not totally — there are other miscreants involved — but pretty much everyone agrees the Greeks are the first …

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