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Desperate for High-Paying Wall Street Jobs, Penn Students Try Buying Their Way Into the Right Classes

A few weeks ago, Matthew Current, an undergrad at Wharton, woke up at 6 a.m. with a plan. He was trying to enroll in Finance […]

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Some Good News: Philly’s Bond Rating Now Highest It’s Been Since 1979

You know who likes all that tax-raising and service cutting you’re so sick of? Your friends over on Wall Street. After all, they’re the ones […]

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No One’s Feeling the Dow Boom, Least of All Millennials

Perhaps Biggie said it best back in 1997: “The more money we come across, the more problems we see.” Well, OK, his back up singers […]

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New Scientific Study Shows Rich People Cheat and Lie A Lot

It turns out that greed may not be so good after all. Even Gordon Gekko seems to be coming around.     On Monday,  the […]

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Why Does Newt Gingrich Hate Wall Street?

Not gonna lie: It’s fun as hell to watch Newt Gingrich—a leading candidate for the Republican presidential nomination—openly sneer at Wall Street. But it does […]

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Bloomberg Is Wrong About Occupy Wall Street

I am going to Occupy Philly today. I want to see, hear and feel my hometown offshoot of the movement that started a little over […]

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Tearing Down Wall Street Will Not Help This Country

Some want to write off the small band of protesters who set up camp in the shadow of Wall Street as disorganized 20-somethings who can’t […]

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Occupy Wall Street Should Avoid Tea Party Tactics

In observance of the 224th anniversary of Constitution Day, an organization describing itself as a “leaderless resistance movement with people of many colors, genders and […]

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Debrahlee Lorenzana Got Exactly What She Wanted

By now I am certain you have heard the story of Debrahlee Lorenzana, the woman who was too sexy for Wall Street. Debrahlee’s picture has […]