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Lessons From MF Global

Jared Bernstein | Posted 01.02.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

The unraveling of MF Global provides a stark reminder of why we need to implement the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation, a policy that every Republican candidate for president has promised to repeal.

Securities Firm Collapse May Interest FBI

Posted 01.02.2012 | Business

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 1 (Reuters) - MF Global Holdings Ltd failed to protect customer accounts by keeping them separate from its own funds, said a...

Official: MF Global Admitted Using Client Money As Troubles Mounted

AP | DANIEL WAGNER and TOM HAYS | Posted 01.01.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — MF Global, the securities firm led by Jon Corzine, admitted using clients' money as its financial troubles mounted, a federal offic...

A Liberal's Investment Firm Goes Under

The Relentless Conservative | Posted 01.01.2012 | Business
The Relentless Conservative

I never trusted Corzine. He always seemed to me to be the hypocritical embodiment of everything that Liberals always accused Conservative politicians of: money-grubbing greed, ignoring the disadvantaged and cheating honest people along the way.

Big Brokerage Firm Files For Bankruptcy After Bad Euro Bets

Posted 12.31.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - MF Global Holdings Ltd filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, court records show. The filing came after tal...

Jon Corzine's Lesson for Wall Street Risk Takers

Charles Gasparino | Posted 12.28.2011 | Business
Charles Gasparino

MF Global -- which is unlikely to survive through the weekend, at least in its current form -- is no ordinary firm and the tale of how it became the latest casualty of mindless risk taking is something that every risk taker on Wall Street could learn from.

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Bundlers Bring The Big Bucks

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The re-election campaign of President Barack Obama has a wide base of small-dollar donors and a small base of big-dollar bundlers. A tot...

Matt Sledge

New Jersey Governor's Helicopter Ride Latest In Often-Criticized Tradition

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics

This story was reported in collaboration with our partners at Patch.com. Chris Christie was in a rush to get from his son's baseball game in Montva...

Goldman Sachs, Business Standards and the Critics

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Goldman Sachs' sixty-seven-page report of its business standards committee on proposed internal changes has been met with skepticism -- with one exception.

Will I Be Forced to Vote Republican?

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanton Peele

Chris Christie opponents focus solely on what New Jerseyans will be losing -- not on what these things cost and what we can afford.

At Goldman Sachs, Partners Can Lose Their Coveted Status

nytimes.com | SUSANNE CRAIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As many as 60 Goldman executives could be stripped of their partnerships this year to make way for new blood, people with firsthand knowledge of the p...

Cory Booker Is 41 Years Old

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

Cory Booker has become cliche: Newark's Savior-in-Progress. An image that's been marching in place for the better part of a decade.

Jon Corzine, Former Goldman Sachs CEO, Says Company's Actions Hard To Justify

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In an exclusive interview with ABC News' Bianna Golodryga, Jon Corzine addresses the allegations against Goldman and also urges for financial regulato...

Corzine & NJ Officials Got U2 And Springsteen Tickets Ahead Of Line

bloomberg.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine's office got U2 and Bruce Springsteen seats the public couldn't buy last year, at the same time the state was s...

Jon Corzine's New Job: Princeton Professor

The Daily Princetonian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Former New Jersey governor Jon Corzine has been appointed as a Wilson School visiting professor for the 2010--11 academic year, the University announc...

Jon Corzine To CNBC?

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Jon Corzine, the former Goldman Sachs chief and Senator who was ousted from the NJ governor's office in November's election, may soon be a regular fac...

Jon Corzine: People Hate Goldman Sachs Because They "Envy" Success (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In an interview with Bloomberg Television yesterday, former Goldman Sachs CEO Jon Corzine -- and former New Jersey governor -- defended the firm he on...

Gov. Corzine Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine has signed legislation granting chronically ill patients legal access to marijuana. Corzine's offic...

Post-Election Punditry: It's Perfectly Obvious

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Click. " -- and we're back. Time now to ask our Pack o' Pundits for the big takeaways from Tuesday's election results. What did you guys see in all...

The Wrath of Suburbanites and Independents

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The election results show that no incumbent governor (or incumbent party) can escape the wrath of an electorate that continues to bleed while it watches tax dollars squandered on foreign wars and Wall Street fat cats.

Today's Alleged "Bellwether" Elections Aren't Bellwethers and Don't Say Much About Nat'l Politics

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

While the Democratic Party certainly has its problems right now, these contests do a better job of illustrating severe Republican weakness than anything else.

GOP Election Victories Won't Erase Party's Problems

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For Republicans, an election win of any size Tuesday would be a blessing. But victories in Virginia, New Jersey or elsewhere won't ...

Obama In New York To Raise Money For Bill Owens, Thank FBI For Zazi Terror Arrest

AP | BEN FELLER and LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The leader who prods his critics to put politics aside is doing anything but these days: President Barack Obama is campaigning for hi...

New Jersey Swap Payment Costing Taxpayers Losing $22,000-a-Day With Swap for Bonds Never Sold

bloomberg.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dec. 4 (Bloomberg) -- New Jersey taxpayers are being saddled with a bill of about $657,000 a month from Bank of Montreal for an interest-rate swap app...

How Breasts (and Health Care) Swung a Governor's Race

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John R. Bohrer

Christie's lack of specificity and stubbornness in his ad did nothing but prove his duplicity and inform more people that he sides with insurance companies over New Jersey women.