Strategy

Business Leaders Of The Future Need A Totally New Value System

[credit provider=”Orin Zebest at www.flickr.com” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/orinrobertjohn/137305231/”] The events of the last decade have forever changed the global economy.The Long-Term Capital Management crisis, the Technology stock bubble, September 11, and the most recent economic crisis have brought a heightened awareness and prudence towards investing, and the consequences will invariably affect the […]
Business Leaders Of The Future Need A Totally New Value System
Markets

There’s More And More Evidence That Spain Is The New Greece

Nearly one Spaniard in four is unemployed, according to data released on Friday, as the country’s economic and financial predicament prompted a government minister to talk of a “crisis of enormous proportions”.The data from the National Statistics Institute showed 367,000 people lost their jobs in the first three months of […]
There’s More And More Evidence That Spain Is The New Greece
News

WSJ’s Weird Embrace Of Pseudo Science And The War On Real Science

[credit provider=”Jack.igG” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/igg/2125747132/”] The Wall Street Journal published a self-revealing news article on Tennessee’s recently adopted law (modelled on a template created by the Discovery Institute – a Christian group whose ultimate goal is preventing the teaching of the core principles of biology) encouraging science teachers to teach their opposition to “controversial” scientific findings.  […]
WSJ’s Weird Embrace Of Pseudo Science And The War On Real Science
Markets

We Need A New ‘Broken Windows’ Policy To Clean Up Wall Street

[credit provider=”Erik Calonius / EPA” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/usnationalarchives/sets/72157621885102730/with/3769855820/”] It worked for New York City before.  And it could work Wall Street today.The recently departed James Q. Wilson’s “broken windows” theory is often credited with transforming New York City from a crime-infested black hole into a gleaming urban playground.
We Need A New ‘Broken Windows’ Policy To Clean Up Wall Street
Markets

Not With A Bang, But A Whimper: Bank Of America’s Death Rattle

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=bank%20of%20america&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1316704137&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=b4429985e4b94140a4e89527767cd0ab&dbm=PY2009&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Bob Ivry, Hugh Son and Christine Harper have written an article that needs to be read by everyone interested in the financial crisis. The article (available here) is entitled: BofA Said to Split Regulators Over Moving Merrill Derivatives to Bank Unit. 
Not With A Bang, But A Whimper: Bank Of America’s Death Rattle