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TMFBane (28.41)

May 2010

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Porn, Pensions, and Six-figure Salaries

May 28, 2010 – Comments (1)

So how does being a government worker compare with working in the private sector?  [more]

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Philip Morris' Exciting New Market

May 27, 2010 – Comments (5)

Imagine if you could get just 30% of all toddlers to smoke!  [more]

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The Oil-Stained Pelican And America's Shame

May 26, 2010 – Comments (0)

This slide-show says more than any article I've read yet about the disaster in the Gulf.

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Wall Street's Evil Twin

May 25, 2010 – Comments (1)

When it comes to unethical practices, Congress is more than a match for Wall Street.   [more]

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Goldman's Biggest Whopper

May 21, 2010 – Comments (0)

All new hires at Goldman Sachs are asked to follow 14 principles, the first of which is,   [more]

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Now Is The Best Time Ever To Be An Investor

May 19, 2010 – Comments (2)

It’s easy nowadays to be pessimistic about the future of humanity. There’s scary stuff out there like global warming and our precarious financial system to worry about. And -- if you watch enough 24 -- we’re always just one dodgy character with a Physics degree away from nuclear Armageddon.   [more]

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The Only People Worse Than Wall Street Traders

May 11, 2010 – Comments (4)

Those Goldman execs must have been relieved when they realized during that recent hearing that members of Congress are even more unspeakable than themselves.  [more]

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Alan Greenspan Knew Best

May 10, 2010 – Comments (0)

Back in March 2004, as evidence of an overheated real estate market became apparent to some observers, Alan Greenspan had this to say on the subject of transparency,  [more]

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Goldman Sachs Prepares To Settle

May 07, 2010 – Comments (5)

Earlier this week, Goldman’s CFO told some large shareholders that it, “would be happy to settle today” and that it, “does not want to antagonize the SEC.”   [more]

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Is Lloyd Blankfein A Friend Or Foe?

May 06, 2010 – Comments (1)

Lloyd Blankfein is no dummy. He’s smart and thoughtful and runs one of the most powerful companies on the planet. Unlike a lot of Wall Street CEO’s, he definitely gets it.  [more]

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Goldman Sachs Will Lose This Case

May 03, 2010 – Comments (10)

The old SEC would have ended up losing the case against Goldman Sachs for sure. Actually, the old SEC would never have taken this case to trial.   [more]

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