Brown’s financial tax call falls flat

November 9, 2009

OUKTP-UK-G20Brown’s bid to depict himself as the saviour of the world economy and champion of Joe Taxpayer against Big Finance fell flat at the weekend.

High-speed traders just latest market rent-seekers

April 1, 2014

In “Flash Boys” Michael Lewis claims they are rigging equity markets. Even the Goldman COO acknowledges concerns. New rules, taxes or structures could reduce unfair advantages. While someone has to make money making markets, profit shouldn’t be allowed to grow unchecked.