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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."
The "Occupy Wall Street" movement is organizing what it calls a nationwide "general strike" in conjunction with May Day, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
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.
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.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports several suspicious envelopes were received at different locations around New York City today.
Several major markets around the world will be closed Tuesday for May Day, which will help limit volatility for U.S. equities.
Occupy Wall Street protestors are out again, this time sleeping on sidewalks outside the NYSE, the New York Times reports.
Sallie Krawcheck, former president of global wealth management at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses the relationship between Wall Street and clients. "These financial advisers are heroes," she tells CNBC's Squawk Box.
The grass really is greener on the other side of the fence in some places around the country. Here's where the biggest wealth gaps exist.
Sharing perspective on Bank of America's big run, with Peter Andersen, Congress Asset Mgmt. senior portfolio manager.
Shares of Bank of America are up $10 today. Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets; Todd Hagerman, Sterne Agee; and CNBC's Kate Kelly, weigh in.
Wall Street used to be a magnet for America's best and brightest but between the economic slowdown and recent scandals like the Goldman Sachs employee that resigned via a NY Times op-ed, the industry's cachet has been tarnished.
The gap between the world’s rich and poor will be far narrower in 2050. It will depend much less on where you live than on how educated you are.
The ethics of the rich have come under the spotlight since the credit crisis, as the behavior and ethics of the entire financial system has been criticized by politicians and the public.
Who are the one percent, and where are they from? According to Wealth-X, the United States is home to 57,860 such individuals. Find out which cities they call home.
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.
Raging malcontents with picket signs torching buildings, attacking police and obliterating the social order—that's what billionaire, leftist and one-percenter George Soros is forecasting for America and the Occupy movement.
Though many of the wealthy lean toward the Republican Party, in interviews, 1 percenters expressed a broad range of views on how to fix the economy. The New York Times reports.
With two trading days left in the year, “Fast Money” pro Anthony Scaramucci shared his 2012 predictions on Europe, gold, the U.S. dollar, Iran and Occupy Wall Street.
CNBC Contributor Michael Farr with his ten predictions for the New Year.