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What Do Occupy Wall Street Protesters Want?

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The protesters are as adamant as ever to get their point across seven weeks after their campaign began. Hundreds will take to the streets of Manhattan on Monday for an 11-mile-long demonstration that ends in Zuccotti Park. Wall Street insider Mike Mayo, author of Exile on Wall Street: One Analyst's Fight to Save the Big Banks from Themselves, offers his insight.
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