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Occupy Wall Street - Special Report

  • NYPD Clears Zuccotti Park, Dumps Protesters' Tents Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 7:10 AM ET
    Occupt Wall Street Protests

    New York police and sanitation workers cleared Zuccotti Park, where protesters from the Occupy Wall Street movement have been camped for nearly two months, in the early morning hours of Tuesday.

  • Patriot Games: Author Jerry Stahl on OWS Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 12:03 PM ET

    When Americans of the 99% Tribe say they are occupying a place, what they are really claiming is not the real estate (though real estate, often of the soaking, underwater variety, may be at the heart of their collective cri de coeur.) What’s being occupied is not an external place – or not just – but an internal one.

  • Meditations on OWS: CNBC Guest Blog Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 12:17 PM ET

    "The best way I can address this movement and the injustices I see around me is through my own experience," and with that this author shares her story of her loss and why she's grateful for the Occupy Wall Street movement.

  • Once again, CNBC.com gave participants of the Occupy Wall Street protests a podium to express their views, from Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan.

  • The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Goldman Sachs is striking back at Occupy Wall Street. Goldman pulled both their donation and support for a fundraiser dinner held by the Lower East Side People's Federal Credit Union after the community bank listed "Occupy Wall Street" as one of its honorees at the event, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Occupy Wall Street Becoming A Tent City Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 4:46 PM ET
    Occupy Wall Street

    The headquarters of Occupy Wall Street is noticeably less crowded than it was last week.

  • The 1 Percent 'Occupy' Our Nation's Capitol Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 9:38 AM ET
    US Capitol Building at dawn

    One reason so many of our national policies seem to benefit the wealthy is that so many of the wealthy help make our nation's policies.

  • Michael Moore Gets Shunned by Stock Exchange     Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 11:15 AM ET

    Filmmaker Michael Moore shares his views on the movement to occupy Wall Street. "Don't the American people deserve their answers and some justice?" he says. "People are in Wall Street because this is the core of the problem."

  • "When I look at Zuccotti or McPherson or Grant Park, I’m not surprised the Occupiers don’t have a fixed agenda, writes the best-selling author," adding, "For decades, we’ve been like a tether ball in a schoolyard, pummeled by so much abuse from so many different directions that we’ve just spun around in circles. Now, the Occupiers are stopping the ball."

  • Occupy Movement Is Out of This World Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 1:53 PM ET

    Among the newest members of Occupy Wall Street are joiners from Star Wars and Lord of the rings 'movements'. 

  • Tea Party Vs. Occupy Wall Street Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 2:19 PM ET

    The Occupy Wall Street protests are picking up steam and President Obama is attempting to align himself with the protesters'

  • Taking a Stand with 'Occupy the Tundra' Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 10:44 AM ET
    Diane McEachern sits with her dogs on the tundra near Bethel, Alaska. McEachern wanted to participate in the Occupy Wall Street protests so she gathered her dogs, bundled up and went out to the tundra with a homemade sign that read "Occupy the Tundra."

    Little did Diane McEachern know that the photo of herself bundled up against the cold would become one of the more famous images of the Occupy Wall Street protest movement.

  • Occupy Wall Street Coming To MTV? Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 2:19 PM ET

    It seems Occupy Wall Street may soon be coming to reality television.

  • Protests Target 'One Percent,' But Who Exactly Are They?
    By: Jeff Cox
    Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 12:45 PM ET
    99 percent

    They are the most vilified members of American society—also known as the One Percenters—who control about two-fifths of the country’s wealth and fuel 100 percent of the Wall Street protests.

  • Steve Wynn Shares 'Occupy' Movement's Frustration Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 12:37 PM ET
    Wynn Resorts Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn smiles during a news conference.

    Outspoken Wynn Resorts Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn says he shares some of the same frustrations as the Occupy Wall Street movement and that he is reluctant to invest in the U.S. until he has more confidence in the government's economic policies.

  • Meet The 'Hot Chicks' of Occupy Wall Street Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | 5:28 PM ET
    Hot Chicks of Occupy Wall Street

    The bank used by the Occupy Wall Street protesters is under orders from federal banking regulators to fix how it books delinquent loans, according to investigative reporter Teri Buhl.

  • Corporate Leaders Say They Understand Protests Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011 | 1:05 AM ET
    OWS Protester

    Corporate and political leaders, many of whom have been the target of growing worldwide protests, are lining up to say how much they understand public anger over economic inequality and the financial system, the FT reported.

  • CNBC Speaker's Corner, Zuccotti Park, NYC Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC gave participants of the Occupy Wall Street protests a podium to express their views, from Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan.

  • The Occupy Wall Street protests have spawned plenty of similar movements across the United States, and on Saturday the Occupy movement will go transcontinental.

  • Occupy Wall Street Just Part of Global Anxiety
    By: Mark Koba
    Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 7:06 AM ET
    Wall Street Protests

    The Occupy Wall Street protests in the U.S. have gained momentum in recent days. But economic unrest continues in other countries, as citizens take to the streets to protest what they see as unfair government policies.

  • handcuffs

    Protesters facing imminent arrest may now have an easy way to tell friends, family members and lawyers.

  • The Life of an Occupy Wall Street Protestor Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 1:28 PM ET
    OWS Protesters

    The Occupy Wall Street camp in lower Manhattan has many of the features of a village, or even a household. The park is surprisingly clean and orderly, even after being occupied for four weeks.

  • Goldman to Employees: Avoid Occupy Wall Street Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 1:50 PM ET
    Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein

    Several people at Goldman Sachs have said that they have been told to stay away from the Occupy Wall Street protests in Zuccotti Park.

  • The Observer's 50 Portraits of Occupy Wall Street Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 2:39 PM ET
    Occupy Las Vegas protester

    If you can't go down to Occupy Wall Street yourself and you missed our live-streaming event, one of the best ways to get a feel for what it is like in Zuccotti Park is to check out The New York Observer's portrait series.

  • Scenes From the "Occupy" Movement Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 2:48 PM ET
    In mid-September, a loosely organized group began protesting corporate greed and social inequality in New York City. Since then, had a range of responses, from both the public and the authorities.have been defined by people from all ages and walks of life, protesting a wide range of issues. But underlying most of their concerns is frustration with the economy and the current state of the nation. The protests have been largely peaceful, and many protesters have said it is difficult to understand

    In mid-September, a loosely organized group began protesting corporate greed and social inequality. The movement has now spread to other cities around the world and has been gaining traction on social media.

  • Why the Protesters Don't Have a List of Demands Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 3:29 PM ET
    OWS Protester

    It’s a question that everyone asks me about Occupy Wall Street: “What do they really want?”

  • Police arrest demonstrators affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement after they attempted to cross the Brooklyn Bridge on the motorway on October 1, 2011 in New York City.

    So what do the officers of the New York Police Department think of the protest? It's better than working the projects, they say.

  • Ice Cream, You Scream for Occupy Wall Street Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 10:35 AM ET
    Ben and Jerry cow icon supporting Wall Streeet protest

    The “Occupy Wall Street” protest just got some delish support — from ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s.

  • Occupy Wall Street Bar and Grill? Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 12:13 PM ET

    You know the cultural zeitgeist is getting thrown in a blender when stock traders in midtown call me up and say, "Hey Bob, I'm coming downtown tonight...wanna grab a beer and hang out with the protesters?"

  • Occupy Wall Street 'Bookend to Tea Party' Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 8:29 AM ET
    Wall Street Protests

    The Occupy Wall Street movement, like the Tea Party, is a sign of a broader "anxiety" amongst middle-class Americans, Jon Corzine, ex-Goldman Sachs chief executive and Governor of New Jersey, told CNBC Tuesday.

Slideshows

  • Scenes From the "Occupy" Movement Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 2:48 PM ET
    In mid-September, a loosely organized group began protesting corporate greed and social inequality in New York City. Since then, had a range of responses, from both the public and the authorities.have been defined by people from all ages and walks of life, protesting a wide range of issues. But underlying most of their concerns is frustration with the economy and the current state of the nation. The protests have been largely peaceful, and many protesters have said it is difficult to understand

    In mid-September, a loosely organized group began protesting corporate greed and social inequality. The movement has now spread to other cities around the world and has been gaining traction on social media.

  • The Faces of Occupy Wall Street Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 12:34 PM ET
    Protestors of the 'Occupy Wall Street' movement have occupied Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan for several weeks now, but who exactly these people are what they are protesting still remains somewhat of a mystery.The movements website, , states that “Occupy Wall Street is a leaderless resistance movement with people of many colors, genders and political persuasions...The one thing we all have in common is that we are the that will no longer tolerate the greed and corruption of the 1 percent.” Alt

    The common goal of fighting corporate greed and corruption has attracted an array of people from all backgrounds, including business owners, retirees, and union workers.

Videos

  • "Occupy Wall Street" Protests Grow     Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 11:57 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports from downtown Manhattan where the "Occupy Wall Street" protests are impacting local businesses.

  • Should 'Occupy Wall Street' Worry Banks?     Friday, 7 Oct 2011 | 4:15 PM ET

    Discussing whether banks should be worried if the "Occupy Wall Street" protests gain support from President Obama, with Alex Sanchez, Florida Bankers Assosciaton president and Gary Weiss, former portfolio and Businessweek writer.

  • Is Washington Hearing Wall Street Angst?     Friday, 7 Oct 2011 | 1:48 PM ET

    Will the protesting voices on Wall Street actually change policy in Washington? Sharing perspective regarding the "Occupy Wall Street" protests, with Jonathan Weisman, WSJ senior political writer and White House correspondent; Ben White, Politico Morning Money columnist; and CNBC's John Carney.

  • 'Occupy Wall Street' Movement Grows     Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 7:50 PM ET

    Ann Coulter, syndicated columnist, and Mark Walsh, Sirius/XM Radio "Left Jab" co-host weigh in on the growing support among unions for the "Occupy Wall Street" movement.

  • 'Occupy Wall Street' Protestors Face Police     Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 1:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the story on the thousands of protesters facing police while participating in "Occupy Wall Street" in lower Manhattan.

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