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Occupy Wall Street

6:11 a.m. Nov. 26, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
Drawing attention to the debt people face in the criminal justice system — by canceling itThis week, we’re taking a look at the intersection of debt and the criminal justice system.
6:09 a.m. Oct. 2, 2021 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Here's what would happen if Americans could look up everyone's salarySome experts say more pay transparency could help close the gender pay gap.
7:46 a.m. Sept. 27, 2021 - By Thornton McEnery
A video deep dive into what the emergence of social sites such as Reddit mean for Occupy Wall Street 2.0MemeMarkets is back to discuss how the spirit of 2011 is alive and kicking 10 years later on social media.
5:59 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021 - By Thornton McEnery
The Occupy Wall Street spirit is alive and kicking on Reddit and other social-media platformsReddit isn't a public park but, then, neither was Zuccotti.
10:41 a.m. Sept. 16, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
A Yom Kippur reminder: The idea of debt forgiveness dates at least as far back as the BibleThis Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur mark the start of a Shmita year, a period described in the Torah when creditors were supposed to release debtors from their obligations
4:16 a.m. Aug. 21, 2021 - By Kevin Werbach
What is decentralized finance? An expert on bitcoins and blockchains explains the risks and rewards of DeFiDeFi could be cheaper, more inclusive and more innovative than traditional banking, but it comes with a host of risks that developers and regulators will need to address before it can go mainstream.
5:17 a.m. Aug. 19, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Amazon plans to open large retail locations akin to department storesAmazon.com Inc. plans to open several large physical retail locations in the U.S. that will operate akin to department stores, a step to help the tech company extend its reach in sales of clothing, household items, electronics and other areas, people familiar with the matter said.
10:05 a.m. June 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
Robinhood Adds 3 Directors, Boosting Board Ahead of IPO A former Apple executive, a PWC partner, and a former U.S. Trade Representative will be part of a seven-member board.
2:43 a.m. April 28, 2021 - Barrons.com
10 Buyer's Markets Where Home Prices Haven't Boomed Barron’s searched for compelling areas where home prices have risen below average and buyers face less competition than they might in other parts of the U.S.
5:49 p.m. April 1, 2021 - By Thornton McEnery
Reddit crew aims to form super PAC in support of retail tradersA growing band of retail traders is coming together to make it clear that they hate Wall Street almost as much as they “like the stock,” perhaps highlighting the growing potency of average investors in a new era of investing.
3:57 p.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
State attorneys general call on Biden to cancel up to $50,000 in student debt to provide 'immediate relief to millions'Attorneys general have been at the forefront of investigating for-profit colleges, some of which have been accusing of preying on students.
7:33 a.m. Feb. 17, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
Biden on cancelling $50,000 in student debt: 'I will not make that happen'The President shot down a proposal from Democratic lawmakers during a CNN town hall.
4:54 a.m. Feb. 12, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
These borrowers plan a 'debt strike' to pressure Biden to cancel student debtIf Biden and the Department of Education don’t cancel student debt within the first 100 days, the Debt Collective has plans to escalate their campaign.
4:15 a.m. Feb. 5, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
White House is 'extremely open' to student-loan debt cancellation, Schumer says'Cancelling student-loan debt is the single most effective executive action that President Biden can take to kick start this economy,' Sen. Elizabeth Warren said.
4:40 a.m. Feb. 2, 2021 - By Jacob Passy
'You have to be smart': Are you a first-time investor who wants a slice of GameStop's epic ride? Read this first'Some ways of betting on the movement of stocks are much, much riskier than others.'
3:10 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
The GameStop Revolt Has Just Begun Online renegades took the investing world by storm. Investors can ignore some of the silliness, but the market may never be the same.
2:51 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
For Small Investors, the Surge in Volatility Is a Warning Sign “One of the surest signs that a bubble is close to bursting is when the retail investor piles in with leverage,” says one strategist.
10:44 a.m. Jan. 29, 2021 - Barrons.com
Read This Before You Try to Grab a Slice of GameStop’s Epic Ride Here are five considerations first-time investors should make before getting in the market
8:54 a.m. Jan. 29, 2021 - By Cody Willard
Time to reduce risk in the broader stock market amid the nonsense around Robinhood, Reddit and GameStopRecent action makes stocks appear to be random number generators. And that can affect you even if you're not playing meme stocks.
5:14 a.m. Jan. 29, 2021 - By Jacob Passy
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian compares GameStop squeeze to Occupy Wall Street: 'This is the New Normal''I don’t think we go back to a world before this,' Ohanian said
8:38 a.m. Jan. 28, 2021 - Barrons.com
Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Compares GameStop’s Epic Ride To Occupy Wall Street GameStop’s rise has been largely fueled by a community on Reddit called WallStreetBets, where users have even developed their own lingo.
2:56 a.m. Jan. 13, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
'The debt is like a shadow over you': These activists pressured Obama to forgive the debt of scammed students --- now they have a new demand for BidenThe Debt Collective kicked off a campaign urging Biden to cancel student debt at a rally in Philadelphia.
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