Former Treasury Secretary confirms 2013 report that Russia played a role in the 2008 financial crisis

Glenn Beck 3/18/2014

Back in September of 2013, For The Record looked at the possibility that countries hostile to the U.S., like China and Russia, may have artificially driven up the price of oil and intentionally crashed the stocks of some financial institutions, escalating chaos prior to the 2008 economic crisis. Yesterday, a BBC report […]

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 […]

Caught on camera: Moment Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz defends company’s stance on same-sex marriage to anti-gay activist

The Daily Mail [UK] 24 March 2013

This is the moment Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz blasted one of the company’s shareholders for openly criticizing its support for gay marriage.

During the business meeting last Wednesday, the coffee company head can be seen telling shareholder Tom Strobhar that he could sell his shares if he was […]

John Kerry May Have Made $670,000 On Today’s Heinz Deal

Julia La Roche Business Insider 2/14/2013

The “Oracle of Omaha” Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and investment firm 3G Capital are buying ketchup maker Heinz for $28 billion.

The stock is up over 20 percent in the pre-market.

Everyone is probably wondering how much Secretary of State John Kerry and his wife Teresa Heinz Kerry, the […]

Wealthy Dump Assets Amid Worries About Going Over 'Cliff'

Robert Frank CNBC 12 Nov 2012

For many of the wealthy, 2012 is becoming a good year to sell…

…If the Bush-era tax cuts expire, taxes on capital gains would revert back to its previous rate of 20 percent from its current 15 percent. Another 5 percent may be added from health-care levies and changes […]

A Fat Lot of Nothing: Romney's Testimony, Now Released, Called 'Devastating' To Allred's Claims

Ace Ace of Spades HQ 10/25/2012

Romney didn’t testify at her divorce — there was no hearing on it.

Rather, he testified in 1991, when the Former Mrs. Stemberg sought to re-litigate her original settlement. Romney was called in to talk about the value of the 500,000 shares in Staples she received. Or Stemberg’s net […]