Occupy Wall Street


  • Occupy Wall Street activist gets 90 days in jail Monday, 19 May 2014 | 11:10 AM ET
    Cecily McMillan

    Cecily McMillan, who insisted she was innocent, had faced as much as seven years in prison.

  • The man pushing CEO pay to the stratosphere Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 10:38 AM ET
    Bob Iger, CEO of Walt Disney Corp, John Donahoe, CEO of Ebay and Pierre Dauman, CEO of Viacom. These three companies' boards pay CEOs above the median of the company’s self-selected peers.

    Ira Kay, the top CEO-compensation consultant, is on a mission to defend rising executive compensation, despite outrage from shareholders.

  • Inside a Wall Street 'secret society' party Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 1:48 PM ET
    Wilbur Ross

    That infamous Wall Street party in 2012 was a "private party," not a meeting of a secret society, billionaire investor Wilbur Ross says.

  • Bitcoin: Fad of all fads?  Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Andrew Ross Sorkin on bitcoin, the return of Occupy Wall Street and who he thinks might venture into porn.

  • Big business loses sway over House GOP Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 11:09 AM ET
    U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (L), U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) (C) and U.S. Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI).

    With the federal government pushing toward a budget default, big business groups are worried they have lost sway over the GOP majority in the House.

  • Government stalemate: Who's holding whom hostage?  Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 7:16 AM ET

    Just when Congress ought to be doing things to reinforce the recovery, House Republicans are committed to "doing another self-inflicted wound," says Neal Wolin, former deputy Treasury Secretary, discussing the standoff on Capitol Hill.

  • Occupy Wall Street, two years later  Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 10:57 AM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis looks back at the movement that began in lower Manhattan's Zucotti Park.

  • How did Domm rate in 2012? Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 11:49 AM ET
  • States With the Most 'One Percenters' Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 11:12 AM ET

    CNBC.com presents a list of the 10 states with the most ultra-high net worth individuals on a per capita basis.

  • Backlash as Starbucks UK Tax Avoidance Revealed Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 10:56 AM ET

    Revelations surrounding the U.K. tax affairs of coffee chain Starbucks have angered many campaigners, but some have told CNBC that the U.K.'s tax rules rather than the company itself are to blame.

  • Occupy Wall Street: a Frenzy That Fizzled Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 3:13 AM ET
    Protestors affiliated with Occupy Wall Street are arrested by NYPD officers while attempting to form a ‘Peoples Wall’ to block Wall Street on September 17, 2012 in New York City. Today is the one year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street and protestors are planning various actions and events throughout the day.

    12 months after Occupy Wall Street first gathered momentum, it can and should be said that the movement was - perhaps this is going to sound indelicate - a fad, the New York Times reports.

  • 'Occupy' Turns One Year Old  Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 1:02 PM ET

    Hundreds of protesters march in Manhattan's financial district on the one-year anniversary of "Occupy Wall Street's" beginning. CNBC's Kayla Tausche and John Carney share details of the day's protests.

  • Occupy Wall Street: 1 Year Later  Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 6:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports protesters are set to commemorate the first anniversary of Occupy Wall Street in lower Manhattan today.

  • How 'Lynching' the Rich Could Hurt Stocks Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 12:05 PM ET
    Businessman hiding in limo

    Rising political anger against the rich, along with a push to tax them more, may cause the rich to stop buying high-profile luxury goods, according to financial analysts. Could that hurt luxury stocks?

  • The Fear and Loathing of the One Percent Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 12:18 PM ET
    Bank Vault Door

    A new survey shows that the One Percent are hoarding cash and piling up savings. But they also support higher taxes on themselves.

  • OWS May Day protesters in Bryant Park, NYC.

    The boisterous musical parade of Occupy Wall Street protesters took an unfortunate right turn in Manhattan Tuesday and wound up in some unfriendly territory.

  • Occupy Nation by Tom Gitlin

    In his new book the author says the movement is "gambling is that it can broadly and intelligently mobilize enough of the 99 percent to change the momentum of American politics over the long haul."

  • 'Occupy' Movement's May Day  Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 10:55 AM ET

    The "Occupy Wall Street" movement is organizing what it calls a nationwide "general strike" in conjunction with May Day, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Jobs: DNC vs. RNC Showdown  Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on President Obama's stump speech to a trade union today, and debating whether the Keystone XL pipeline is the remedy for job creation, with Brad Woodhouse, Democratic National Committee and Sean Spicer, Republican National Committee.

  • Katie, a college graduate, blows bubbles during an Occupy Wall Street rally against the high cost of college tuitions on April 25, 2012 in New York.

    After spending 2011 near the top of the news headlines, Occupy Wall Street finds itself in a struggle to regain relevance as a grassroots protest against corporate greed and Washington corruption.