Quote of the Day: Richard Schiff

I am not an Obama fanatic. I did not favor a surge in Afghanistan; didn’t support the nature of the financials bailouts; wanted universal health coverage; wanted proper prosecution of the thieves of Wall Street, believe the war on drugs must end yesterday. But here, now, just shy of four years later I can look…

Wall Street’s Rap Sheet Tells a Harrowing Story

There’s a serial killer on the loose. This heartless criminal is slaughtering nations left and right. For two decades, it’s been feasting on unsuspecting governments. With each victim, its power grows. And now, it’s at our front door. The first reported crime occurred in 1982. That was the year when Mexico defaulted on its debt.…

Making the World Safe for Finance

I promised you my take on Greece, and my take you shall have. Here’s my latest post on the Sun-Sentinel blog. It continues my work building up to a coherent framework (and hopefully a book) on international law. If you’re interested in learning more about tight coupling in financial markets, check out Richard Bookstaber’s A…