Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Facing Down the Bankers

Annie Lowrey, The New York Times

Portrait of Dennis M. Kelleher, who is battling against Wall Street and its lobbys to regulate the banking system.

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Monday, May 21, 2012

Holder Must Appoint Special Counsel to Investigate Politically Connected Dimon, JPMorgan

Better Markets, a nonprofit, nonpartisan group promoting the public interest in financial reform, today in a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder called for the appointment of a special counsel in connection with the multibillion-dollar trading loss at JPMorgan Chase & Co. to avoid conflicts of interest and ensure public trust in the American judicial system.

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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Retirement : active or passive investments ?

Tim Grant, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tim Grants add substance to the active versus passive debate. Why a fund manager would share his great ideas and knowledge if he really knew which investments to pick? Using his own advice would allow him to make more money than management fees according to  Adam Yofan, president of Alpern Rosenthal Financial Services.

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