Archive: September 5, 2010 - September 11, 2010
Harry Markopolos's suspicion led to an investigative odyssey. In the course of trying to create investment instruments that competed with those of Bernie Madoff, Markopolos and his team uncovered not only the largest financial fraud in history, but also a dangerously dysfunctional U.S. regulatory system.
By getAbstract | September 7, 2010; 12:15 PM ET | Comments (0)
Just about every major gathering of world leaders draws determined, often violent, protests against globalization. If you wonder why, Joseph E. Stiglitz's book explains the ample reasons. The Nobel Prize-winning economist follows up his 2002 book, Globalization and Its Discontents, with further analysis of pressing economic, political and environmental concerns, and the conflicts they engender between developing and developed countries.
By getAbstract | September 7, 2010; 12:01 PM ET | Comments (0)