How to solve the debt crisis by taxing Wall Street traders
We're all used to paying sales tax when we buy things. Why not apply this concept to the financial sector?
A trader on the New York Stock Exchange: Stocks are trading cheaply relative to earnings and some are saying it's time to buy.
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