18.4 billion dollars. According the NY state comptroller, that’s what was paid out in bonuses on Wall Street last year as the American people lost nearly half of their investment portfolios… about the same amount in bonuses that were paid out in the supposed boom of 2004.
Obama is concerned because he thinks Wall Street’s greed may undermine the government’s plan to rally support for trillions more in “bailout” and “stimulus” packages. Read the whole story here.
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