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World Waits For The Barack Obama Inauguration 17 Minute Speech

World Waits For The Barack Obama Inauguration 17 Minute Speech

The 44th president of the United States will inherit some tough challenges when he is sworn into office today. But since his election victory, Barack Obama has moved swiftly to put the tools in place to promote economic growth – good news for investors in US equities.

Can Playing Golf Help Businesses Get Even Bigger

Can Playing Golf Help Businesses Get Even Bigger

It’s the sport of choice for corporate czars and tycoons: Bill Gates has shanked and scuffed his way to billion-dollar deals on the golf course.

Bernard Madoff Lucky Again: No Jail Yet

Bernard Madoff Lucky Again: No Jail Yet

U.S. prosecutors had asked that Madoff be jailed while awaiting trial on a federal fraud charge. U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald Ellis ruled that Madoff was not a flight risk and did not pose a threat to society.

World Top Ten Banks Accused Of Laundering Money For Iran

World Top Ten Banks Accused Of Laundering Money For Iran

Lloyds admitted it laundered $300 million and agreed to pay a $350 million fine and open its books to investigators. If records show that the bank knew it was helping Iran break international law or foster terrorism, Lloyds could face criminal prosecution, authorities said.

Can A Bad Situation Have Good Effects?

Can A Bad Situation Have Good Effects?

“Absolute Truth” well science maintains there is there is no such thing like that, but from the current global financial crisis it is evident that there is no absolute free market. Truth is always relative, just like freedom.

Woman Arrested In Embezzlement From Charity

Woman Arrested In Embezzlement From Charity

An employee of a south Phoenix social-services agency was arrested Monday on charges of embezzling nearly $200,000 in government checks intended to fund parenting programs.

The 10 Tell-All Questions About Investing Scams

The 10 Tell-All Questions About Investing Scams

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! With Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme foremost in many investors’ minds, how can you tell whether an investment pitch...

Suicide Risk Increasing Due To Financial Crisis

Suicide Risk Increasing Due To Financial Crisis

Mental health experts say the sour economy has turned what usually manifests as seasonal blues into a full-blown crisis. “The fear of losing one’s job and pressures caused by a downturn in business, demotion or pension plan cutbacks can be bad for mental health and therefore increase suicide risk.”

Fortune Favors The Bold And The Brave

Fortune Favors The Bold And The Brave

Almost all investors are experiencing some discomfort from the recent falls in asset values, yet some handle it better than others.