Occupy Wall Street made the world aware of Wall Street’s nearly-obscene inequities. But, unfortunately, that has been about it. How much has really changed because of the 12-month-old movement?
On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.
Occupy Denver supporters were rallying in solidarity with May Day marchers calling for workers’ rights around the world.
It was a benchmark day for Wall Street on Tuesday as the Dow broke through 13,000 for the first time in almost four years. The last time was May of 2008.
Filmmaker Michael Moore plans to stop by the Denver gathering of supporters of the Occupy Wall Street movement on Thursday.
Colorado Springs police are urging Wall Street protesters to get permits that would allow them to set up tents to keep their supplies as long as they don’t try to sleep in them.
State and city leaders are adding up the cost of all the added security needed for the Occupy Denver protests.
The way the markets work these days, it’s enough to force a lot of us out. In reality, we may not really be in the game.
The DOW tumbled 519 points on Wall Street on Wednesday. It’s lost more than 2,000 points in less than three weeks. Both the NASDAQ and the S&P were also down sharply.
What do all those numbers mean to you? That’s the question CBS4 money saver Suzanne McCarroll set out to get answered Tuesday afternoon.