Don Quijones

Gotham City Takes Down Spanish Joker

Gowex was one of the most recommended stocks in Spain, including among the biggest banks. But under attack by a short-seller, it jumped from denial to confession and collapse in five short days, exposing just how well Spain’s regulators function.

A Dark Alliance: European Union Joins Forces With Wall Street

Negotiations behind closed doors are under way to water down all forms of financial regulation on both sides of the Atlantic via the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Treaty. Leading the charge: not the US government, but an unholy alliance between the European Commission, Wall Street, and the City of London.