Wall Street and the World of Flash Stock Trades

It was only last fall that Wall Street firms like Goldman Sachs were staggering, in danger of collapse without bailouts from the government's Troubled Assets Relief Program -- TARP, for short. Now, with Goldman Sachs in at least the symbolic lead, many of them are back in the black. Goldman Sachs reported a record quarterly profit of $3.44 billion on July 14. The stock market has been going up. The government has been getting its money back. But with unemployment still rising, and with...Full Story
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