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President Obama will nominate Sylvia Mathews-Burwell, the head of the Wal-Mart Foundation , to be the new director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) --- the largest office within the ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 08:14 PM PST with 4 Recommends
http://www.policymic.com/articles/12987/julian-assange-and-jon-corzine-a-tale-of-two-justice-systems Corzine is accused of stealing customer funds that were deposited in supposedly “segregated” ...
by ffour
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Aug 17, 2012 at 09:15 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
From the NY Times - http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/08/15/no-criminal-case-is-likely-in-loss-at-mf-global/ A criminal investigation into the collapse of the brokerage firm MF Global and the ...
by ffour
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 06:09 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Expecting an invisible hand to control the market is believing in fantasy. It is depending on the ethereal digits of Casper the Friendly Ghost to stop bid-rigging, price-fixing, self-dealing ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 06:44 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
This New York Times DealBook article describes another failure of the so called "self-regulated" financial market players. Although much smaller than MF Global, PFGBest is a "prominent player in the ...
by rudyblues
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Jul 10, 2012 at 06:54 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
To all my liberal friends who support Obama unconditionally and consider him the smartest guy in the class and always in control, the following is a primary reason why I believe you've bought into ...
by MrTrueLiberal
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Jun 22, 2012 at 09:40 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
The Trend of Regulatory Capture by Large Banks Reaches New Level with MF ...
by tatooblue
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Apr 21, 2012 at 12:50 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
MF Global is a crime being covered up at the highest ...
by tatooblue
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Apr 14, 2012 at 05:03 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
"Email Ties Corzine to Missing Funds," says The Wall Street Journal . Except the email does nothing of the sort. A parable on how "smoking guns" are fabricated.
by Skeptic All
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Mar 24, 2012 at 07:53 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Bloomberg and others are reporting that Corzine ordered customer funds transferred http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-23/mf-global-s-corzine-ordered-funds-moved-to-jpmorgan-memo-says.html This ...
by xrepub
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Mar 23, 2012 at 09:13 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Along with the rest of the crew at MF Global? Blagojevich is going to prison and he didn't steal a dime. In fact, without the wiretaps there is barely any evidence that Blagojevich committed a ...
by ngk01001
Comment Count 63 comments on Mon Mar 12, 2012 at 12:43 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
One of the most frustrating things about Obama (next to his not going after the torturers from the Bush administration) has been his unwillingness to make the banks pay for their misdeeds in the ...
by taonow
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed Feb 01, 2012 at 04:49 AM PST with 16 Recommends
MF Global epitomizes what is wrong with our system, it is gamed completely to funnel wealth from individuals to the people that are "corporations" specifically financial institutions. So MF has ...
by treeuggerIT
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Feb 01, 2012 at 04:33 AM PST with 2 Recommends
There is a forced complexity to this recent spate of financial innovation, forced in that it appears designed to be obscure to all who try and understand before they invest. Consider also that ...
by niccolo caldararo
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Feb 01, 2012 at 10:21 AM PST with 2 Recommends
The firm recently led by former Goldman Sachs CEO Jon Corzine stole billions from its clients to make speculative bets on the Eurozone. After the wagers went sour, the brokerage collapsed. Its ...
by The Anomaly
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Dec 18, 2011 at 04:25 PM PST with 19 Recommends
There is a meme going around right-wing blogs that the mainstream media is being soft on Jon Corzine because he's a Democrat.
by International Progressive
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Dec 15, 2011 at 10:13 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Wall Street Journal : Investor George Soros's family fund bought about $2 billion of European ...
by route66
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Dec 09, 2011 at 10:07 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Now that Goldman Sachs boss Jon Corzine has been subpoenaed by a Congressional committee, the question is now what will this one-percenter tell Congress at his hearing next Thursday.
by Police the Police
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Dec 04, 2011 at 12:25 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Next to the entry under "1%-er" in the English dictionary, no more appropriate example could be found than former Goldman Sachs CEO, U.S. Senator and New Jersey Governor John Corzine, the man at the ...
by Pilkington
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Nov 24, 2011 at 03:34 PM PST with 14 Recommends
The common denominator is Timothy Geithner, former head of the NY Fed when AIG was taken over in 2008 and now of course the US Treasury Sec.... Maurice R. Greenberg, the former chief ...
by route66
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 02:18 PM PST with 7 Recommends