Goldman to Fidelity Call for Calm After Global Stock Wipeout

Weiyi Lim and Inyoung Hwang Bloomberg 2/4/2014

…Strategists from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to AMP Capital Investors and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are also telling clients to hang on after losses that began with currencies in Turkey and Argentina spread to developed markets. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index slid 2.3 percent yesterday, capping its […]

‘Green’ energy for hedge funders

Christopher Warfel Letters to the Editor The Providence Journal 2/4/2013

I was recently elected to the Town Council of Block Island. My nearly 30 years of professional work has been in conventional- and renewable-energy production and use. My master’s thesis involved the application of wind technology to produce drinking water by desalination.

I have worked […]

Emails: Obama officials enriched former firms, possibly themselves with auto bailout

Matthew Boyle The Daily Caller 9/5/2012

Emails obtained by The Daily Caller show that former senior Treasury Department officials who orchestrated the 2009 auto industry bailout enriched their former employers and likely made personal financial gains from parts of the deal they negotiated. At issue is the termination of pension plans belonging to 20,000 non-union […]

World’s Largest Hedge Fund to Get Up to $115M From State of CT

Brian Dowling The Hartford Courant 8/15/2012

The world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates of Westport, announced an ambitious expansion plan Wednesday that includes building a new headquarters and nearly doubling its staff in the next decade, all with generous state help — up to $115 million of forgivable loans, grants and tax credits.

The company’s […]

Rajat Gupta Convicted of Insider Trading

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 […]

Scapegoating Oil Traders – Obama Depends On Public’s Ignorance To Shift Blame

Obama hasn’t a leg to stand on. But that doesn’t stop him from claiming that government is the answer to this made up problem.

Bruce McQuain Conservative Commune 4/18/2012

I could pretty much stop there and say the title tells you the story. Obama knows high gas prices are not good for his […]