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Jay Z, NYC Firefighters Have Cameos at a Gathering of Pennsylvania Politicos

Laura Goldman | Posted 12.21.2016 | Politics
Laura Goldman

If you were looking for a Pennsylvania politico December 9 thru 11 in their home state, you were out of luck. Pennsylvania politicos of both parties h...

John Bogle Wants Companies to Stop Hiding Their Political Contributions

Nell Minow | Posted 10.24.2016 | Business
Nell Minow

Citizens United invalidated limits on corporate political spending. It is one of the most controversial Supreme Court decisions of this generation and...

Is Your Financial Adviser a Fiduciary ... or Just a Douche?

Shahar Ziv | Posted 05.13.2015 | Money
Shahar Ziv

For years, financial wolves have been cloaked in trusted adviser clothing - masking their real status as self-interested brokers who don't have your best interest in mind.

How Can Investors Find Advisors They Can Trust? A New Road Map To Follow

April Rudin | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
April Rudin

Is there any issue more contentious than trust in the financial advice and wealth management business? No, probably not. But beyond a little gut instinct and a good referral, how do you really know who you can trust with your hard-earned dollars.

An Open Letter to Christine Marcks, President of Prudential Retirement

Dan Solin | Posted 06.30.2013 | Business
Dan Solin

Now that you can no longer deny knowledge of the credible research, as a responsible corporate citizen, what are you going to do with this data?

The Four Most Dangerous Words to Your Portfolio

Manisha Thakor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Manisha Thakor

"How Should I Invest?" are the four most dangerous words to your portfolio. The answer to that question is often given as if one size fits all, when it's anything but.

Financial Reform: Will it Forestall a Future Crisis of Ethic Proportions?

John C. Bogle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John C. Bogle

We have moved from a society in which "there are some things that one simply does not do" to one in which "if everyone else is doing it, I can too." Business ethics and professional standards have been lost in the shuffle.

Goldman Sachs Fraud Case Is a Distraction From the Real Issue of Substantial Financial Reform

David Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Paul

The SEC charges against Goldman may or may not stick, but it should be clear to all that the system has gone badly awry and needs massive reform.

Wall Street Elder Statesmen Favor a Return to Tighter Regulation

LOUIS UCHITELLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Put aside for a moment the populist pressure to regulate banking and trading. Ask the elder statesmen of these industries -- giants like George Soros,...

The $3 Trillion 401(k) Rip-Off

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

More than $3 trillion is invested in 401(k) plans. While Congress dithers, participants in these plans continue to get ripped off. It's a very slick con, and here's how it works.

Who or What Does Geithner Care About Most?

Judith Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Judith Ellis

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says that the markets are doing incredibly well. Isn't it strange that this is the case, when many millions of Ame...

Should Geithner, Summers, Bernanke et al. Go?

Judith Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judith Ellis

Nassim Nicholas Taleb addresses some very important issues in an interview with CNBC. On my blog I have written more than a few posts on this brillian...