While Occupy Wall St. protests in Oakland CA., took a violent turn, the president headed to Denver to tout his plan for student loan relief. Back on Wall St., Rajat Gupta, former Goldman Sachs director surrendered to federal authorities on Wednesday Oct 26th.
In this photo taken Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, a Chinese woman walks past a European style mural in Beijing, China. As Europe’s leaders struggle toward a solution to its debt crisis, hopes are growing that cash-rich China will take a major role in a rescue , expectations that are likely to be dashed. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
President Barack Obama speaks to students and faculty at Auraria Events Center in Denver, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011. Obama outlined a plan to allow millions of student loan recepipients to lower their payments and consolidate their loans. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
In this Oct. 21, 2011 file photo, residents wade through floodwaters in the Rangsit district on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand. Like most of monsoon-swept Asia, the city and its environs have experienced periodic floods since it was founded more than two centuries ago. But recent decades have witnessed dramatic changes – from intense urbanization to rising waters blamed on climate change – that are turning once burdensome but bearable events into national crises. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
Rajat Gupta leaves federal court with his lawyer Gary P. Naftalis, right, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011 in New York. The former board member of Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble pleaded not guilty to federal charges accusing him of acting as “the illegal eyes and ears in the boardroom” for a friend who was already convicted in the biggest insider trading case in history. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
In this photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, 24-year-old Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen lays on the ground bleeding from a head wound after being struck by a by a projectile during an Occupy Wall Street protest in Oakland, Calif. Olsen suffered a fractured skull while marching with other protesters attempting to reestablish a presence in the area of the disbanded camp, said Dottie Guy, of the Iraq Veterans Against the War. Police Chief Howard Jordan says an internal review board and local prosecutors have been asked to determine if officers on the scene used excessive force. (AP Photo/Jay Finneburgh)
Activists wear masks depicting leaders of the G20, U.S. President Barack Obama, foreground, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center left, and French President Nicolas Sarkozy, back left, in Paris, France, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. Protesters are demonstrating against a gathering of the world leaders in the southern French city of Cannes for the G20 summit. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
Supercommittee member Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, takes a break from a closed-door meeting of the committee, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, on Capitol Hill in Washington. With the Nov. 23 deadline less than a month away, the bi-partisan supercommittee is under pressure to come up with a plan that will reduce the government’s debt by $1.2 trillion over the coming decade. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)