Recent studies show plenty of mainstream support for some of the issues that define the protest movement.
Forget the labor unions. A University of London anarchist and anthropologist is a major force behind the protest movement.
When you are blinded by your agenda, you risk being blind to opportunity.
Some Wall Street economists say a congressional deficit committee is headed for failure, making a rating cut more likely.
Nucor just reported a great quarter, boasts a high yield and has catalysts galore.
The demonstrators could just as easily be targeting Congress, but the alienation in this country is palpable.
Despite TARP's success in the US, people still despise it as a bailout. No wonder European politicians aren't eager to support something similar.
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