Wall Street Take-Off: 2012 – 2013

The Bi-Polar World of Rich Bankers in the North Racking Up Record Profits On July 16, 2013, Goldman Sachs, the fifth largest US bank by assets announced its second quarter profits doubled the previous year to $1.93 billion. J. P. Morgan, the largest bank made $6.1 billion in the second quarter up 32% over the […]

Global Power Project, Part 5: Banking on Influence with Goldman Sachs

Meet the Elites & Their Unparalleled Access to Policy-Makers Around the World Anyone who has paid even minimal attention to the global economic and financial crises gripping the world since 2007 has heard the name Goldman Sachs. One of the largest banks in the United States, Goldman Sachs was central to the process of creating […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 62

Meet Your Oligarchs! This podcast provides listeners with an exclusive sneak-peak at (as yet) unpublished research on the networks of influence wielded by the big six American banks: JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo and Morgan Stanley. Of 253 individuals studied, over 1,086 institutional affiliations were discovered. Want to know what […]

Behind Oil Price Rise: Peak Oil or Wall Street Speculation?

‘The Key Oil Derivatives Insiders are Laughing All the Way to the Bank’ By William Engdahl Since around October last year, the price of crude oil on world futures markets has exploded. Different people have different explanations. The most common one is the belief in financial markets that a war between either Israel and Iran […]