The vulture reformers -- who have proven adept at raising corporate money and implementing market-based reform through complete mayoral control -- have forgotten that teaching boils down to the interpersonal.
"We have to nationalize the banks. We have to get rid of the government. We need to have access to the internet seen as a human right. We need to have...
The Fed claims that quantitative easing has helped create or save almost 2,000,000 jobs since 2008, and while that may be true, the people could probably find a much better way to spend $40 billion a month and create and save far more jobs.
Given that any reasonable person can plainly see that our president is in fact trying to lead us to ruin, here's the good news: he's really, really bad at it.
While some hope of a miracle occurring in the coming months remains, so does the question of whether the new Slovenian government is willing to invest enough political capital to push through the necessary reforms before the capital markets decide to lock Slovenia out once again.
Apparently, the nation's most prestigious newspaper feels Rattner's financial acumen and half-vast experience in manufacturing -- manufacturing kickback schemes, that is -- qualifies him to hold forth on what ails the economy.
Barack Obama has proven, throughout his Presidency, that he cares little about the public's welfare. For example, Allen Frances noted, on April 12th,...
A growing trend is in the use of crowdfunding to build community oriented projects. Perhaps a small sampler of the many that have occurred or are ongoing, will serve as an inspiration to those who have a community need, but are looking for a mechanism to obtain funding.
Why is David Stockman driving everyone crazy? The shoot-the-messenger frenzy that has greeted Sunday's New York Times op-ed by Ronald Reagan's former budget director leaves one searching for the message that has so unhinged his critics.
WalMart really did, this time, finally get its bank. But will it work for them as a business? Should they be in the banking business at all?
With the Fed likely to remain accommodative, bullish market sentiment may continue to overshadow concerns elsewhere. However, Cyprus has highlighted that we're far from an end to the crisis.
With their southern partners' economies collapse resulting in these nations being unable to purchase many imported goods, Germany has decided to pursue the only assets left to be had, namely the funds remaining in their banks.
News of the 10-billion-euro bailout for Cyprus should not be cause for celebration. Europeans are rightly insecure about what comes next, as they should be given the precedent that has been set.
On the heel of Cypriot bank-deposit delirium, we suspect that the U.S. central bankers had more than enough concern to hold firm to the seemingly limitless flow of monetary easing.
Think our problems can be solved with a regulatory nip here and a fiscal tuck there? Believe that our fiscal and monetary challenges can be overcome if we just get "the rich" to pay their "fair share?"
Go offshore, young man, and avoid paying taxes. Plunder at will in those foreign lands, and if you get in trouble, Uncle Sam will come rushing to your assistance, diplomatically, financially and militarily, even if you have managed to avoid paying for those government services.