Posts filed under “Legal”

Merrill Lynch Bonus Investigation

New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is none too happy with $4 billion in recent Merrill Lynch bonuses!

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Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media, Legal, Markets, Wages & Income

Band-Aids for the Ailing Economy

Nice interactive timeline via Portfolio: This is 1935 – 2008; The earlier version 1865-1935 is also here

Category: Bailouts, Digital Media, Legal, Regulation

Foreclosures Exceed 250,000 For 10th Straight Month

Foreclosures Exceed 250,000 For 10th Straight Month in January; Analysis and Discussion with Realty Trac Executive Vice President Rick Sharga (First Word)


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Bloomberg, February 12, 2009

Barney Frank disagrees

Category: Credit, Legal, Real Estate, Video

NYSE Floor Rumor: SEC to Overturn Mark-to-Market

> No proof if this is true or not, but its whats goosing the markets . . .

Category: Corporate Management, Credit, Legal, Regulation

Madoff 13,500 Client List

The following is the Madoff client list — released by the bankruptcy court — 160 pages, 13,500 clients. Madoff Client List Publish at Scribd or explore others: Court Filings Business & Legal madoff customers

Category: Digital Media, Legal

SEC’s “Investigative Ineptitude”

Interview with Rep. Bradley Sherman (D) of California (In Focus)

Bloomberg, February 04, 2009

Category: Legal, Regulation, Video

CBS Video: How Much Did Madoff Family Know?

Category: Legal, Video

What Did the Madoff Family Know in 2006?

When the Madoff story first broke, we noted that it “smelled funny” that Bernie was working alone. Now, CBS News suggests that the Madoff family made estate moves which suggest they were anticipating property forfeiture.  (Video is here) Excerpt: CBS News has learned that Madoff and his brother, along with their wives, took steps two…Read More

Category: Legal, Markets, Real Estate

Blame the Enablers

I couldn’t agree with this article more: Madoff Enablers Winked at Suspected Front-Running. I look at Madoff as a Sociopath — he is a sick individual. The enablers, on the other hand, were simply greedy hacks who didn’t, (and probably couldn’t) do the suitable investigation and due diligence into Madoff’s asset management business. Were they…Read More

Category: Finance, Investing, Legal, Regulation

Foregoing Foreclosure

Insight on the latest housing trends, with CNBC’s Diana Olick; Susan Wachter, Wharton Business School; Carl Horowitz, National Legal and Policy Center; and CNBC’s Tyler Mathisen.

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via CNBC

Category: Credit, Legal, Real Estate, Video