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Entries by Diane Francis from 10/2009

Letterman, Clinton and Messing Around in the Payroll

| Posted 10.05.2009 | Entertainment

The work world is littered with the corpses of corporate execs who have leered or else used their position (unconsciously or otherwise) to "have their way" with staff members.

Nail Banks with Super Taxes!

| Posted 10.06.2009 | Business

Dr. Bhagwati fleshes out his prescriptions for the world economy and also provides his take on what he calls the "Wall Street Treasury Complex," the cause of the latest economic catastrophe.

Wall Street Treasury Complex is the Problem

| Posted 10.15.2009 | Business

An examination of the causes of the financial meltdown and proposals for reform to prevent new catastrophic bubbles from forming and bursting.

Canada's Trifecta Win: Dollar, Stocks, Commodities

| Posted 10.21.2009 | Business

Commodities, the Canadian dollar and Toronto Stock Exchange are headed onward and upward despite the world economy appearing to be only halfway through this Great Recession.

Bust Up the Banks Before it's Too Late

| Posted 10.27.2009 | Business

The world's concentrated financial sector has been grabbing more than its fair share of wealth. We desperately needs Glass-Steagall on steroids.