Category Archives: Bernard Madoff

Markets Are Self-Regulating

The Securities Exchange Commission has released an inspector general’s report on Bernie Madoff. Michael Hirsh of Newsweek has read it: The scariest thing about the report, perhaps, is that it isn’t about what happened in the past as much as … Continue reading

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Which New Gang For Madoff?

Nominee for understatement of the day is this, said of Bernie Madoff now that he’s in prison: Let’s break it down. You got the black gang: Bernie’s not running with them. You got the Hispanic gangs: he’s not running with … Continue reading

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The One They Didn’t Print

I got an email response to my letter this time. The editor asked me to trim the letter to under 300 words, which I did. That was a week ago. It still hasn’t run — even though there have been … Continue reading

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The One They Didn’t Print

Perhaps not surprisingly, the Times Daily didn’t run my response to this tinfoil-hat hackery. To the Editor: Lawrence Swift blames a “shallow, misinformed and apathetic citizenry” for “acquiescence in the face of egregious usurpations of power.” For “shallow, misinformed and … Continue reading

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Mad Money

The story of our ongoing financial disaster is an epic global labyrinth. There are so many moving parts to the meltdown that it still hasn’t been given a name. Paul Krugman may have gotten a head start in calling this … Continue reading

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