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Financial Investigation

Herbalife, Bill Ackman and Dan Loeb: Gains and Losses

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

I tend to like nice guys. Don't we all? One of my favorite investors is John Templeton. Years after his death, he's still acknowledged as an exemplary person and great investor. But you don't have to be adorable to be a good investor.

Bill Ackman Is Right About Herbalife: It's Ripe for Investigation

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 02.22.2013 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Bill Ackman claims Herbalife is a pyramid scheme, and he makes a good case for it. But even if you don't buy his argument, there are other compelling reasons that would make many reasonable people run far and run fast from this company.

Failure To Assess Responsibility For Crisis Means Bad History, Bad Policy And Bad Politics

Daniel Berger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Berger

The time has come to investigate the nature, origins, propagation and effects of the financial crisis.

How to Create a Successful Pecora Investigation

William K. Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
William K. Black

The Pecora investigations provided the factual basis that the financial system and political allies were corrupt. They did not divide the nation or divert its response to the economic crisis.

Pelosi Favors Probe Modeled On Pecora Commission

Bloomberg | Mark Pittman and Laura Litvan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street may be heading for the deepest investigation of its practices since a congressional panel's probe of abuses following the 1929 stock marke...