These people seem mean. →
Public companies will be required to provide their shareholders with a...– One of the things Dodd-Frank did was require banks to ask shareholders, every once in a while, how they feel about the boatloads of cash the company dumps on upper management. (A similar polite non-binding vote applies to golden parachutes.) Companies will then take shareholders’ opinion under...
Do you know what Alternative Investments are?... →
fek: Meet President Obama’s new chief-of-staff. Where do CDS enter the picture? The Huffington Post article you link to makes no mention of credit default swaps. Also I think anyone can enter into a credit default swap agreement, not just hedge funds. Finally, credit default swaps are not inherently evil.
fun with numbers
mortgagez: you know that rule "80% of contributions are made by 20% of people at arbitrary organization"?
mortgagez: if that was fractal (ie "20% of the 20% do 80% of the 80%")
mortgagez: then 0.8% of people do 50% of the work
mortgagez: and the #1 person in the us does ~7%
Before 1998, the Japanese market for antidepressants was untapped. To the...– “Gentlemen, congratulations. You’ve successfully brought depression to Japan.”