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Goldman Sachs Oped

Why Muppets Everywhere Should Worry

James Berman | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business
James Berman

Clients should protect themselves by always asking their adviser straight-up: are you a registered investment adviser? Only those three exact words will tell the tale. And they should get it in writing -- to prove they aren't a muppet.

The Shadow Bailout: How Big Banks Bilk U.S. Towns and Taxpayers

Ellen Brown | Posted 05.26.2012 | Business
Ellen Brown

Banks and borrowers were supposed to be paying equal rates: the fat years would balance out the lean. But the Fed artificially manipulated the rates to the save the banks.