Tag Archives: 'wall street'

Systemic Economic Collapse: A Brief History of Market Manipulation

As the major stock indices hit new record highs, many are left wondering how such a bull market can develop while the average worker faces layoffs, lower wages and rising costs. The answer presents itself in the documented, admitted and openly acknowledged manipulations of the markets by governments, central bankers, and institutional banks.

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Quants: The Alchemists of Wall Street (Marije Meerman, VPRO Backlight 2010) (movie)

Quants are the math wizards and computer programmers in the engine room of our global financial system who designed the financial products that almost crashed Wall st. The credit crunch has shown how the global financial system has become increasingly dependent on mathematical models trying to quantify human (economic) behaviour. Now the quants are at the heart of yet another technological revolution in finance: trading at the speed of light.

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Rise like Lions (movie)

“Scott Noble’s film Rise Like Lions takes the people, actions, and words from the camps and streets of Occupy Wall Street and provides a radical, compelling and inspiring account of what the movement is about. Watch it. Share it. Do it!” -Ron Jacobs, Journalist, Author The Co-Conspirator’s Tale

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Meltup (movie)

The National Inflation Association is pleased to announce the release of ‘Meltup’, a new nearly one-hour documentary about how the U.S. economy is at the […]

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