With the ticket money squirreled away, the thousands not spent on parking, plus the cash I wouldn't have squandered on $5 waters and $6 pretzels, I'd now be in position to become an equity partner in the NY Mets.
By day, Alan Greenspan is a mild-mannered Federal Reserve chairman. But by night, he fights a never-ending battle against government regulation and oversight.
European Parliament Member and Investigative Judge Eva Joly received the Global Financial Integrity 2010 Exemplary Leadership Award in Washington DC e...
Dear Santa, this is Michael Sinensky. I'm 31 years old. Presently I have a company that employs approximately 300 employees. I've put together my wish list, let me know what you can do.
A new book looks at how the world's second oldest profession, lobbying, has evolved into the second biggest business in Washington. The timing couldn't be better.
One of the worst things you can feel while being imprisoned is experiencing the death of a loved one, especially your own flesh and blood. What's even...
Renewing the Bush tax cuts is like driving your car off the cliff, paying a tow truck twice the price of the car to haul it back up, then driving it back over because your brother-in-law's cousin's friend told you this time it will fly.
As the mother of a suicide victim, the news of 46 year-old Mark Madoff's apparent suicide by hanging earlier this morning, has left me... I don't exac...
Madoff lived high and mighty as a billionaire as long as he kept his Ponzi scheme afloat. Greenspan was revered as long as he kept the party going for the ultra-rich, as long as he kept one bubble after another inflated.
It took consultant Chris Cutler only four days to discover the smoking gun: The options volume that Madoff had reported exceeded, by far, the total volume of puts and calls actually traded in those securities on the Chicago Board of Options Exchange.
One of the lunatics Arkansans routinely sends to the State Legislature wrote an opinion piece on the new Health Care Reform legislation that has pushe...
On the season finale of Real Time with Bill Maher, Bill O'Reilly said that we "live in a capitalistic society." That's wrong. We work in a capitalist system. We live in a democratic society.
The deficit, the Social Security shortfall, difficulties with Medicare -- they could all be solved if the nation returned to taxing policies that existed under Republican President Eisenhower, when the rate on top earners was 91 percent.
Capitalists believe in rewarding success and punishing failure. Well, we have ten years of performance data on the Bush tax cuts, and they failed by every possible criterion.
We first became aware of the "Will-the-real-Michael-Hudson-please-stand-up?" problem years ago when we started getting compliments from friends and colleagues for each others work.
With the mergers and acquisitions game heating up, the opportunities to beat the system with inside knowledge of non-publicly announced deals have become much greater.