A Need for Financial Transparency

Summary Even though the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) clearly defined financial transparency as an important component of the foundation of our financial system, it is nearly non-existent in…

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U.S. May Consider Setting Up Agency to Buy Bad Debt

House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass) Says U.S. May Consider Setting Up Agency to Buy Bad Debt Bloomberg (09/16/08); Rowley, James Some investors, including Bill Gross, co-chief investment officer…

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Social Media entering the “Castles of Corporate America”

My friend Shel Israel's points about Social Media (SM): It isn't about whether Twitter or Facebook succeeds, it is about embracing SM and using it and the warehouse of tools…

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What Impact on Your Business does this suggest: Higher Intelligence Associated with Delayed Gratification

Yale University research reports that Most people prefer to have their rewards immediately, rather than have to wait for them, but would what if the rewards of the future are…

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Twittering in Politics, Building Constituencies Online with Texting & Social Networks

Big companies are good at innovating within silos, but woefully bad at combining creative energies across divisions to build new businesses. As securities analyst Jessica Cohen once asked, "How is…

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