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Robin Hood Tax
« on: September 19, 2012, 07:52:53 AM »
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Re: Robin Hood Tax
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2012, 09:09:58 AM »
Looks like this tax also has the potential to help wall street pull back from being the gambling casino it has turned into:

A Robin Hood Tax will stop the machines wiping out the market
A small tax on each transaction will stop pointless yet risky high-frequency trading.

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Re: Robin Hood Tax
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2012, 09:17:50 AM »
Could it be that even that raging capitalist, Mad Money's Jim Cramer, would be in favor of the Robin Hood tax?

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Re: Robin Hood Tax
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2012, 09:20:29 AM »
As Jim Cramer might say, I guess we either give everybody "machine guns" - or at least slow them down with a Robin Hood tax.
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