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The Cure for Corporate Wrongdoing: Class Actions vs. Individual Prosecutions

Entrepreneurial Litigation: Its Rise, Fall, and Future<p>by John C. Coffee Jr.<p>Harvard University Press, 307 pp., $45.00<p>In 2009, the Securities and …

And guess which HSBC employee went to jail... The Whistleblower: https://t.co/2BRvrd5aiv

U.S. Moves Toward Setting Up Yuan Trading and Clearing in America

The U.S. took an unprecedented step toward allowing trading and clearing of the Chinese yuan in America.<p>Finance and industry leaders said Monday they …

Bitcoin Offers 'Last Chance for Peaceful Monetary Revolution,' Says Advocate

Few have a better understanding of the deep implications of blockchain technology as Jon Matonis. As a founding Director of the Bitcoin Foundation …

1 Journalist Dead, 3 More Arrested After Exposing Turkey Arming Syrian Extremists

Just over a week after <i>Cumhuriyet</i> Editor-in-Chief, Can Dündar, represented the Turkish daily news outlet in receiving a press freedom award, he and …

Why Is The NY Attorney General Not Prosecuting The Real FX Spoofing Criminalgos

In a world where every market is rigged and manipulated - either by central banks, by algos, or by human actors eager to "get rich quick" - we doubt …

Keiser Report: Empire of debt (E826)

How scientists make people laugh to study humor

If you search on the Web of Science database for papers on the emotion of fear, you’ll get back 6,477 published papers. Search for papers on laughter …

Comedy

Guess What Happens Next

<i>Courtesy of Keith Dicker of IceCap Asset Management</i><p>Well, if you’re not Greeked-out by now you should be. After all, the Greek debt crisis has been …

The rise of the new global super-rich

Technology is advancing in leaps and bounds -- and so is economic inequality, says writer Chrystia Freeland. In an impassioned talk, she charts the …

The price of shame

"Public shaming as a blood sport has to stop," says Monica Lewinsky. In 1998, she says, “I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a …

Ancient Greece had slavery. 20th century South Africa had apartheid. U.S. income inequality today is worse than both. http://t.co/x27ws9ifa9

Why we shouldn’t judge a country by its GDP

Gross Domestic Product has become the yardstick by which we measure a country’s success. But, says Michael Green, GDP isn’t the best way to measure a …