Wall Street

Educator Claudia Walker’s children’s book ‘The ABCs of Black Wall Street’ celebrates the legacies of Tulsa’s Black entrepreneurial trailblazers.

Don Cheadle is executive producing a project about Wall Street’s first Black millionaire.

Two Black entrepreneurs have merged their businesses to create the nation’s largest minority and women-owned financial firm.

The New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday suspended trading at around 11:30 a.m. ET due to an “internal technical issue,” CNN reports. President of the NYSE, Thomas Farley, told CNBC that they hoped to resume trading at 2:45 p.m. ET. Trading resumed nearly an hour later. “It is the most significant outage since Nasdaq’s blackout [in […]

A few weeks ago, Dr. Cornel West joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss his ongoing criticism of the nation’s first Black president. Prior to then Sen. Barack Obama being inaugurated, West promised to be a “major critic” after being an ardent supporter for Obama as he campaigned to capture the nation’s highest office. West recounted […]

Amazingly, a new poll shows that likely voters would prefer a Republican controlled Congress over a Democratic one. The Wall Street Journal/Annenberg Poll found that 52% of those polled favor a GOP run Capitol Hill while 41% favored a Democratic Capitol. “NewsOne Now” guest host Mo Ivory and the Straight Talk panel featuring Cornell William Brooks, President […]

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut – Three money managers awarded a $254 million Powerball jackpot said Tuesday there’s no fourth participant despite a claim they’re covering for a winner who wants to stay anonymous. Greg Skidmore, Brandon Lacoff and Tim Davidson, who work at an asset management firm in Greenwich, one of the most affluent towns in […]

Occupy Wall Street Needs to Occupy Powerball, too! The New York Times reports that three Connecticut asset managers won $254.2 million dollars in the Powerball game, the largest jackpot in the state’s history. The lucky winners-or lucky bastards depending on if you hate seeing the rich get richer-are Timothy C. Davidson, Brandon E. Lacoff and […]

As if his YouTube-inspired 15 minutes of fame in 2010 wasn’t enough, former New York governor candidate, Jimmy ‘The Rent is Too Damn High’ McMillan is garnering video hits for a new rant. McMillan serenaded Wall Street protestors at Zuccotti Park in New York City with a few words of wisdom. VIDEO: Read more at […]

NEW YORK — More than 700 protesters demonstrating against corporate greed, global warming and social inequality, among other grievances, were arrested Saturday after they swarmed the Brooklyn Bridge and shut down a lane of traffic for several hours in a tense confrontation with police. The group Occupy Wall Street has been camped out in a […]

With a report recently released claiming that Wall Street CEOs paid less in taxes than their whole corporations earned last year, the attention has turned to President Obama and his relationships with these bigwigs in campaign raising season. Out of the 25 CEOs mentioned in the Institute for Policy Studies report, ten have relationships with […]

NEW YORK — President Obama is on a mission to win back the allegiance of his most vital sources of campaign cash. A few weeks before announcing his re-election campaign, Obama met with two dozen Wall Street executives to get their thoughts on how to speed up the economic recovery. During the meeting, which lasted […]