The Renewable Insanity of Monsanto, Bill Gates, the Rockefellers and Craig Venter

By Cassandra AndersonOctober 3, 2012 Monsanto, Bill Gates, the Rockefellers, Craig Venter and other investors are working behind-the-scenes to bring genetically engineered (GE) algae to market with products that include fuel, animal feed made with manure, human food and vaccines. The US government have a stake in this enterprise, too.  Obama put a moratorium on […]

Goldman Sachs sells 16 per cent stake in website linked to sex trafficking

ShareThis Goldman Sachs sells 16 per cent stake in website linked to sex trafficking 01 Apr 2012 A private equity fund run by Goldman Sachs Group Inc has agreed to sell its stake in a media company believed to be behind a sex trafficking forum connected to its management, a company spokesman said today. GS […]

Buffett: Banks Victimized by Evicted Homeowners

By Andrew Frye, Bloomberg.com Warren Buffett, who controls the biggest shareholding of the No. 1 U.S. mortgage lender, said banks were victimized by some homeowners who refinanced their loans before getting evicted. “Large numbers of people who have ‘lost’ their house through foreclosure have actually realized a profit because they carried out refinancings earlier that […]

Treasury ups auto bailout loss estimate

BY DAVID SHEPARDSON, DETROIT NEWS Washington -The U.S. Treasury Department boosted its estimate of government losses in the $ 85 billion auto bailout by $ 170 million. In the government’s latest report to Congress this month, the Treasury upped its estimate to $ 23.77 billion, up from $ 23.6 billion. Last fall, the government dramatically […]

Bank of America earns $6.2 billion on accounting gains, sale of stake in Chinese bank

By Associated Press, Washingtonpost.com NEW YORK — Bank of America earned $ 6.2 billion in the third quarter on accounting gains and the sale of a stake in a Chinese bank, which offset lower revenue and income in its credit card, real estate and investment banking businesses. Bank of America is also no longer the […]