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(LA Times)   Five years after the financial crisis, let's look at the winners (corporations and rich people) and losers (human beings)   ( divider line
    More: Obvious, financial crisis, index funds, American International Group Inc., Neil Barofsky, WaMu, certificates of deposit  
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2047 clicks; posted to Business » on 15 Sep 2013 at 9:45 PM (3 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-09-16 08:48:11 AM  
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inclemency: I live in relative comfort as a lower middle class Canadian, while I yearn for a touch more I can't relate to the sociopathy

Sociopaths exist in every community.  What makes America a weird outlier is that over the last 30 years they've restructured their economic and political landscapes to reward sociopathic behavior.
2013-09-15 10:52:31 PM  
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Peki: What's weird is why in 20 years an entire generation allowed themselves to be duped out of their winnings? Fricking instant-gratification generation. . .

I got into the market about 3 years before the crash. I'll be 66k in the hole when I get out of college. Recently interviewed for an internship. I was turned down. Their reasoning; I didn't have the skills they were looking for. I'm in the top 10% of my class (mechanical engineering).

Clock towers are going to become very valuable real estate in the near future, especially if they're near 5 star anythings.
2013-09-15 09:50:34 PM  
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TofuTheAlmighty: Don't worry, the wealth will start trickling down any minute now.

I feel like a pee-on already.
2013-09-15 08:33:45 PM  
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