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American banking has its own Tea Party

November 25, 2014

Like the anti-establishment wing of the GOP, the Independent Community Bankers of America has emerged as a highly vocal opponent of all things Wall Street, including a Lazard banker’s nomination for a Treasury role. These are the plaintive cries of a dying breed of banker.

A manifesto for Occupy Wall Street

October 5, 2011

For public relations professionals, the wannabe protesters in Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan must inspire mixed feelings. The location works and the crowd makes for good TV, but crunchy soundbites are hard to find.

Wall Street could suffer some voters’ remorse

November 3, 2010

The new Tea Party-infused GOP will present as many challenges as opportunities for Wall Street firms who gave generously to Republicans in this electoral cycle.