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Commentary & Opinion
August 9, 2013 Fabrice Tourre: Poster Boy for the Great RecessionSource: Larry Checco
At last! The Securities and Exchange Commission is offering us a poster boy, someone symbolic of all that went wrong leading up to the Great Recession.
August 7, 2013 G&A Institute Sustainability UpdateSource: Hank Boerner, CEO, Governance & Accountability Institute
Informative, insightful, thought provoking...the new blog from the Governance & Accountability Institute focusing on the sustainable world evolving daily before our eyes. Read it, absorb it, question it and challenge it. ...
July 31, 2013 The Cost of Carbon DenialSource: National Review
For the past several years, those seeking to strangle the world economy by denying it access to carbon have tried to gain support for their initiatives by inventing a concept called “the social cost of carbon.” According to this...
Source: Palm Beach Post
During a rare interview Saturday with The New York Times, President Barack Obama made a pitch for his economic policies by saying that the income and wealth gap in the United States represents a threat to the country.
July 29, 2013 How to Gauge SAC on the Richter ScaleSource: Gretchen Morgenson, NY Times
NO major financial firm has survived a criminal indictment, and with SAC Capital Advisors facing insider trading charges, this gigantic hedge fund founded and run by Steven A. Cohen may have to unwind its portfolio. If it does,...
July 29, 2013 The Baby Formula BarometerSource: Joe Nocera, NY Times
Edward Wong’s terrific front-page article in The New York Times on Friday is as good an encapsulation of the issues currently facing China and its economy as anything you’re likely to read on the subject. As it tries to move...
July 26, 2013 For SAC, Indictment May Imperil Its SurvivalSource: Floyd Norris, NY Times
Is SAC Capital Advisors going to be the next Arthur Andersen, a company destroyed by an indictment? If so, there will be one primary distinction: Government officials came to regret forcing Andersen, the auditor of Enron and one...
Source: Joe Nocera, Dallas Morning News
Over the last two weeks, three federal judges have issued rulings on the legitimacy of the recent rough treatment being doled out to the detainees at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Under normal circumstances, two of the rulings would add...
July 26, 2013 United States Relations With PanamaSource: Robert R. McMillan – www.bobmcmillan.net
For over one hundred years the United States has been very close to Panama – so close that much of our culture is today a part of Panama. The currency of the country is the US Dollar and the healthcare system is strongly modeled...
July 25, 2013 Strongest Since 1999?Source: Floyd Norris, NY Times
“Add it all up, and over the past 40 months, our businesses have created 7.2 million new jobs. This year, we are off to our strongest private-sector job growth since 1999.” So said President Obama in a speech in Illinois on...
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