Pallavi Gogoi's Beat for DailyFinance: How Wall Street Affects Your Street


Wall Street vs. Main Street: It almost became a catchphrase last year, as America suffered through the throes of the Great Recession -- the $18 billion in bonuses doled out to financial fat cats standing in sharp contrast to the 7 million Americans who had lost their jobs. And those same hurting taxpayers were bailing out the banks that were at the epicenter of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression.