occupy wall street

Thank You Dr. Shiller

At WAIN Street, our passion is “Bridging Wall Street and Main Street” – channeling the capabilities of Wall Street to solve the most pressing problems of Main Street businesses. Over the past few months, this passion has spilled over to our blog in the form of some pointed opinions about Occupy Wall Street, financial innovation, and the …

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Why Not Wall Street

The middle market is getting a lot of love from people these days. And why shouldn’t they? They’re a roughly defined group of companies with somewhere between $10 million and $1 billion in revenue. It’s a broad range for sure, but contained in there are some of the real gems of the American economy. They’re companies …

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Occupy What Street?

We knew it would happen eventually; the eye sore of a tent city in Zuccotti Park and dozens of other sites around the country wouldn’t be tolerated forever. Sure enough, they are being forcibly removed by police with pepper spray and horses. Like all parties, it had to end sometime; but not like all parties, …

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Challenge Wall Street

OWS and all its participants, supporters, and sympathizers need to band together with a clear call to action: “Challenge Wall Street.” Challenge Wall Street to take their considerable capabilities and direct them toward the Main Street businesses of America. A few thousand large corporations, for years, have benefited from high finance. Increased accesses to capital, …

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