26 Oct 2015

Jeb Bush’s Correspondence with Narcodealers Erased from Secret DEA System

In his new book “Reply All,” Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush uses his e-mail correspondence with various constituents to explain his policies, political philosophy and strategy to promote his conservative platform as Governor of Florida.  (He served as Florida governor from 1999 to 2007.) But one very important series of

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17 Aug 2015

DOL Seeks to End Victimization of Investors

In the never-ending debate about the retirement advisor industry’s adoption of the fiduciary standard–aka, giving a customer an even break–a Department of Labor (DOL) official has cut to the chase and said the fiduciary rule would effectively change the advisory business culture. And that’s exactly why the industry hates the

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14 Aug 2015

LIBOR-Rigging Banks Reach A Deal and Conquer the World

In the latest part of this long saga about big rigging of the London Interbank Offering Rate (LIBOR) that began in the early-1990s, eight of the world’s largest banks have agreed to pay a little over $2 billion to settle charges that their traders rigged the world’s largest benchmark for

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