Our regulatory systems and enforcement can always be improved. But let's be honest about what's really going on here.
Once again, Goldman seems to have outsmarted the rest of Wall Street, spotting a problem before everyone else did.
Alan Greenspan, grow a thicker skin already. Of course politicians are going to blame you -- that's what politicians do. Of course your critics are going to be brilliant in hindsight.
If Yahoo and Google appear headed toward a full-blown search deal, Microsoft needs to buy Yahoo even more now -- if only because it will then be able to fire Google as Yahoo's search partner.
Don't think for one second that the person who leaked the news of the meeting didn't know that that was exactly what he or she was doing.
Unless forcefully shown the doors, CEOs seem to show no willingness to accept real responsibility when things go bad.
What does former GE (GE) boss and straight-from-the-gut management superstar Jack Welch think caused GE's first quarter bomb? Is GE's model broken? (C...
Merrill Lynch's mortgage gambling tab keeps growing. Thankfully, Merrill is addressing the problem: It's firing 4,000 people who had nothing to do with the losses.
Take the job after an economic downturn, announce "new era" for Your Bank, have PR people place a Fortune cover story about you, and sit in your chair for three years and collect at least $50 million.
How bad is the economy these days? So bad that one of the nation's largest purveyors of custom-made addictive drugs is slashing its forecast yet again as customers tighten their belts.
On Wall Street, happy days have returned. Before you bet your business (or portfolio) on this happy dream, read what market gurus Jeremy Grantham and Peter Bernstein have to say.
After another jarring 3.5% decline over the past six months, print-paper circulation will drop to about 50 million this year -- the lowest level since 1946.