Ken Wells & Ari Levy Bloomberg 5/6/2013
In 1999, Al Gore, then U.S. vice president and a Democratic candidate for president, sold $6,000 worth of cows.
The former senator, who spent most of his working life in Congress, had a net worth of about $1.7 million and assets that included pasture rents from a family [...]
Glenn Beck 9/20/2012
…“If you want to reason a vote for Mitt Romney here it is,” Glenn told listeners this morning…
“I want you to listen carefully to what Mitt Romney said is the biggest problem in our country. A response to a question – listen to what he says about the Federal Reserve.
Azam Ahmed and Ben Protess The New York Times 8/15/2012
A criminal investigation into the collapse of the brokerage firm MF Global and the disappearance of about $1 billion in customer money is now heading into its final stage without charges expected against any top executives.
After 10 months of stitching together evidence on the [...]
Tyler Durden ZeroHedge 8/9/2012
Yesterday, in a brief but informative post, we asked and answered a simple question: “Confused Why So Many Foreign Banks Are Suddenly Being Charged By The US? Here’s Why.” Naturally, the reference was to such foreign banks as Standard Chartered, Barclays and HSBC (but not UBS and Credit Suisse) which have [...]
AEIdeas American Enterprise Institute 6/21/2012
If the U.S. Supreme Court throws out President Obama’s healthcare law this month, the only other remaining major achievement from the president’s first term would be, arguably, the Dodd-Frank financial reform law.
But that may be in jeopardy, too.
A Texas community bank is today filing a challenge to Dodd-Frank, [...]
Peter Lattman and Azam Ahmed DealBook 6/15/2012
Rajat K. Gupta, the retired head of the consulting firm McKinsey & Company and a former Goldman Sachs board member, was found guilty on Friday of conspiracy and securities fraud for leaking boardroom secrets to a billionaire hedge fund manager.
He is the most prominent corporate executive convicted [...]