Morning Roundup: Wall Streeter Salaries Scrape the Skies

  • Armed with his flaming sword of light, Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray and his Main Street angels are fighting to cast the great dragons of Wall Street out of the Kingdom. [NYT]
  • Economists read the tea leaves for 2011 and decided GDP growth would be even slower than they’d thought before. [AP]
  • Guess who’s headed for record salaries this year? If you said, “People who work at the top publicly traded securities and investment firms,” you’re right. [WSJ]
  • When members of the Federal Open Market Committee appear on TV, it reveals just how little control they have over our economic fate. It would be so much cooler if the Federal Reserve still had an air of mystery, like with Greenspan’s briefcase or what have you. [NYP]

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Morning Roundup: Wall Streeter Salaries Scrape the Skies