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Entries by Bill Donius from 04/2010

Lost: Civility, Found: Vitriol in Public Debate

| Posted 04.01.2010 | Politics

Increasingly the country is polarized by groups unable to sit down and have a discussion about our differences. For starters, where would these discussion occur?

Financial Reform: The Righteous, the Greedy and the Clubby -- An Insider's View

| Posted 04.14.2010 | Business

In the wake of the financial crisis, there is plenty of blame to go around. Everyone can look in the mirror and learn something. That goes for CEO's, managers, analysts, rating agencies, fund managers and shareholders.

Financial Reform: Too Big to Fail, Quickly! What To Do Next?

| Posted 04.16.2010 | Business

Reform is needed in the financial services area. More specifically, we cannot afford them to fail quickly! We can afford them to fail and unwind slowly however.

An ROI Analysis on Goldman's Great Return on Lobbying

| Posted 04.23.2010 | Politics
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It turns out Goldman Sachs knows how to make good political investments too. Goldman made individual and PAC political contributions totaling just ove...

Goldman's Great Return on Lobbying: An ROI Analysis

| Posted 04.23.2010 | Politics

The $31 million that Goldman made individual and PAC political contributions since 1989 pales in consideration with their return of $13 billion over the same period.

Profit Maximization - Ethics = The 'Goldman Standard'

| Posted 04.27.2010 | Business

The government's fraud charge against Goldman Sachs brings 'ethics versus profits' under the spotlight providing a great opportunity for public education. This case will no doubt be one for the ages in business schools.