Archive for July, 2006

Jeff Skilling Tells the Truth about US Corporate Ethics

As reported in the BusinessWeek Online article, “The Skilling Trap” (June 12, 2020), Jeffrey Skilling, former CEO of Enron, said on the courthouse steps, after being convicted of white-collar crimes that will send him to jail, probably for the rest of his life, […]

Can the Fed Really ‘Manage’ Inflation?

It has been widely-publicized that Ben Bernanke, the new Federal Reserve Chairman, has strong views regarding the Federal Reserve Bank’s responsibility and ability to control inflation in the United States. […]

Buybacks + Options + Hedge Funds + Inside Information = Crime?

Stock buyback programs are a legalized form of market manipulation, sanctioned under SEC Rule 10b-18 and that serve to drive up the price of a company’s stock and to give false value to executive stock options — something that the SEC considers a “legitimate business reason” for rigging the market. […]

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