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The Hightower Report
The Cluelessness of Wall Street CEOs; and Grumpy Bushites
"...cluelessness comes from John Thain, who was honcho of Merrill Lynch until a few days ago. Merrill, which lost..."

Feb. 6, 2009 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
New Elephant-in-Chief?; and Man vs. Wall Street
"...grilling bankers and regulators about the outrageous bonuses that Merrill Lynch slipped to its top executives in the midst..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Column by Jim Hightower

Letters at 3AM
This two-year-long campaign of such unprecedented intensity may have been the best proving ground for Barack Obama's candidacy
"...of chaos in some of our central financial institutions. Merrill Lynch failed, Bank of America purchased it, no one..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Column by Michael Ventura

The Hightower Report
A Knee-Jerk Attack on Poor People; and Why Are We Bailing Out Extravagant Executive Pay?
"...that were recently drawn up by Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase, and Lehman Bros. The..."

Oct. 31, 2008 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
It's not easy being a CEO; and touch a football or feast on fried shrimp, and go to hell
"...burden of E. Stanley O'Neal, the big dog at Merrill Lynch. In addition to his salary and bonus, he..."

June 24, 2005 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Bush acts like layoffs don't exist, and uses Iraq to distract the media from corporate corruption.
"...AOL Time Warner, Boeing, Dow Jones, Goodyear, Kodak, McDonald's, Merrill Lynch, JCPenney, Sara Lee, and Verizon -- and more..."

March 7, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Bush's Social Security Fantasies; Congress Does It Again
"...owned and managed by such massive outfits as Citigroup, Merrill Lynch, and Goldman Sachs. Hello. These are the very..."

Aug. 23, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Treasury Sec. Paul O'Neill pitches Bush tax breaks, Newt Gingrich is a business consultant, Congressional fundraising among freshman is out of control
"...hedge funds, including Citigroup, Paine Webber, Nasdaq, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. At..."

March 2, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

Art Transplant
The Move Toward a Cultural Center in Downtown
"...-- James Merrill, "An Urban Convalescence"..."

Aug. 30, 1996 Arts Feature by Brett Holloway-Reeves

The Hightower Report: Wall Street Plowboys
Rather than sodbusters, Farmland Partners are taxbusters
"...mergers and acquisitions as executives at the investment powerhouse Merrill Lynch. Rather than sodbusters, Farmland Partners are taxbusters, using..."

March 3, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

Health Care Elephants Battle Over Med School Prop. 1
St. David's formally opposes the proposition to build a med school in Austin
"...private equity – buyout. HCA's was engineered by deep-pocketed Merrill Lynch, as well as the brother of former Tennessee..."

Nov. 2, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Brand Upon the Brain
Art and advertising collide in the burgeoning genre of branded documentary
"...Flow Nonfiction collaborations with Phillip Morris or Halliburton or Merrill Lynch probably won't be coming to a theatre or..."

July 29, 2011 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Page Two: Hard Filter
Has perception become reality?
"...insured? Private enterprise always shines? What about Bear Stearns, Merrill Lynch, American International Group, Washington Mutual, and Lehman Brothers?..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Column by Louis Black

Page Two: Dreams for Sale
On magic, gremlins, and health care reform
"...wonderful and dependable free-market financial institutions – Bear Stearns, Merrill Lynch, American International Group, Washington Mutual, Lehman Brothers –..."

Sept. 4, 2009 Column by Louis Black

The Hightower Report
What's the Word for Wall Street Greed?; and Why America Needs a Truth Commission
"...While Merrill Lynch was collapsing last year, requiring a $25 billion..."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Column by Jim Hightower

UT Hosting Debate on Visions of McCain and Obama
Event Thursday at LBJ School, free and open to public
"...public policy at Vanderbilt University and vice chairman of Merrill Lynch and Co., Inc...."

Oct. 21, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Point Austin: Ounces of Prevention, Or
How is a Health Clinic Not Like an Investment Bank?
"...can find the money to cure Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch, they can find the money to care for..."

Oct. 10, 2008 News Column by Michael King

On the Lege
Texas and Sudan: In or Out?
"...Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc...."

Feb. 16, 2007 News Column by Amy Smith

Written in Stone
UT's Jim Bob Moffett and Freeport-McMoRan ride a new wave of allegations of business as usual: exploitation, cronyism, and environmental devastation
"...Sachs raised its rating on Freeport to "outperform," and Merrill Lynch has a "buy" rating on the stock. Moffett,..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Robert Bryce

The Enron Autopsy
Alex Gibney on The Smartest Guys in the Room'
"...identity theft (and, in the cases of Arthur Andersen, Merrill Lynch, and countless other once-respected financial institutions, prosecution) escalated...."

March 11, 2005 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...while STP was still under construction, the city hired Merrill Lynch which tried, and failed, to find a buyer...."

Oct. 18, 1996 News Feature

Second Yogurt Shop Case Begins
Jury selection is set to begin July 29 for round two of the infamous yogurt shop murder trials.
"...allowed into evidence. Also controversial was District Judge Mike Lynch's decision to allow portions of Scott's confession to be..."

July 26, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Somebody Has to Die
The conviction of Robert Springsteen in the yogurt shop murders leaves many questions unanswered.
"...30, the packed state district courtroom of Judge Mike Lynch was wrapped in tense silence. After nearly 13 hours..."

June 15, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

What's Next?
What happens next in the yogurt shop trials?
"...reproduced in the media -- shows APD Detective Robert Merrill standing behind Scott, apparently holding a gun to the..."

June 15, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Yogurt Shop Case Takes a Twist
"...previous statements made by Austin Police Dept. detective Robert Merrill...."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Testimony concludes in the trial of Robert Springsteen IV, accused of taking part in the infamous "yogurt shop murders."
"...The courtroom, presided over by state District Judge Mike Lynch, was shrouded in a heavy silence for the next..."

June 1, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Testimony ends in the first full week of Robert Springsteen's trial in the yogurt shop murders case, and jurors are left with the question: What evidence do prosecutors have?
"...District Court, presided over by state District Judge Mike Lynch. On the second day of the first full week..."

May 18, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Jury selection continues in Robert Springsteen's murder trial.
"...each packed the 167th district courtroom of Judge Mike Lynch for the voir dire process, and both prosecutors and..."

April 27, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

RTX: Lloyd Kaufman Can't Stop
The true king of the indies drops by Rooster Teeth's fest
"...careers of James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy), Joe Lynch (Everly), J.J. Abrams, and Trey Parker and Matt Stone..."

July 5, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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