Wall Street

Cruz Calls For Scrutiny of Platforms That Halted GameStop Trading

Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas) called for congressional hearings to determine what role, if any, federal regulators played in pressuring online brokers like Robinhood to suspend the buying of buzzy stocks that skyrocketed following discussions on Internet platforms for retail investors.

Warren Reportedly Hurting Dems’ Senate Fundraising

Wall Street Dems withholding cash for down-ballot Senate races

Several Wall Street Democratic megadonors are reportedly withholding donations for down-ballot Senate candidates due to their dissatisfaction with presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren's rise in the polls.

Goldman Sachs Exec Who Devised ‘Big Short’ Donates to Booker

Emailed colleagues in 2007 saying they would make 'serious money' off housing market collapse

Donald Mullen Jr., the former Goldman Sachs mortgage executive who boasted to his colleagues in 2007 about them making some “serious money” off the impending housing market collapse, donated $5,400 to Sen. Cory Booker's (D., N.J.) presidential campaign committee.

Fyre Festival’s Founding Fraudster Was Enabled By Donor-Class Swamp Freaks

Billy McFarland, entrepreneur who conceived of Fyre Festival, currently serving six year sentence in federal prison

When the definitive account of America's decline and fall is ultimately written, there will presumably be a whole chapter dedicated to Fyre Festival, the epically failed criminal conspiracy / luxury music festival for trust fund thinkfluencers that is currently the subject of two popular documentaries, one on Hulu and Netflix.

Wall Street Buys Stock in Sherrod Brown

Despite populist image, Brown rakes in millions from financial and banking interests

Democratic senator Sherrod Brown (Ohio) has raked in millions of dollars from the financial and banking sectors despite depicting himself as an anti-Wall Street populist.