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View Poll Results: Still angry at Wall Street?
Yes, they're a bunch of bastards 54 84.38%
No, I forgive them 10 15.63%
Voters: 64. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 03-19-2013, 03:58 PM
 
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
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POLL: Are people still pissed off at Wall Street for ruining a good thing for the rest of us, or has the anger simmered down?

On a related note, there's a humorous little book called Gents with No Cents by Ron Dellege II. An enjoyable, although sadly true, account of some of the shenanigans of Wall Street.
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Old 03-20-2013, 08:32 AM
 
Location: Sunnyside
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What do you mean ruining a good thing for the rest of us?

As I feel everyone is partially to blame (some more than others) I can't be mad at wall street.
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:21 AM
 
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I agree, it was the publics greed that caused a lot of it . Wall street created un-tested products to try to keep up with the public demand for yield.
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Old 03-20-2013, 12:26 PM
 
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Yeah I guess the lying and swindles was no big deal. Being born stupid is one thing, but being stupid to the grave is another.
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Old 03-20-2013, 01:09 PM
 
Location: Vallejo
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Not really, never was. I'm more mad about the bailout of wall street which was wasted tax payer dollars and moral hazard.
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Old 03-20-2013, 01:26 PM
 
Location: Sunnyside
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Not really, never was. I'm more mad about the bailout of wall street which was wasted tax payer dollars and moral hazard.
Oh you mean the money that they're paying/payed back with interest?

are you also mad at the bailout of the auto industry?
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:38 PM
 
Location: Vallejo
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Oh you mean the money that they're paying/payed back with interest?

are you also mad at the bailout of the auto industry?
The True Cost of the AIG Bailout | The Big Picture

Of course I'm mad at the bail out of the auto industry. It should have gone through bankruptcy like any other business. Failure is an integral part of capitalism.
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:17 PM
 
Location: Warwick, RI
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Mad at them? Heck NO! I've made a significant amount of money off of their market meltdown. Hate, 'em? I LOVE 'em!
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Old 03-20-2013, 04:28 PM
 
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me too. as they say if you can't beat em ,join em.

never forget 80% of the market is owned by us through our mutual funds and pension funds.

my only regret is i did not take even more advantage of the plunge.
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:19 PM
 
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I'm just jelly
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