Trump enforcement actions extend prior Foreign Corrupt Practices Act trend, targeting foreign companies, and diverting federal prosecutorial resources.
Comprehensive analysis of why it matters that fracking companies are overestimating their ‘proved’ oil and gas reserves-- as allowed under an SEC rule change.
How much of the reality of being poor remains hidden, often by design.
The election of a right-wing, populist government in Italy exposes the economic and democratic shortcomings of the European project and its nationalist rivals.
A leaked memo written for CalPERS by Silicon Valley attorney Larry Sonsisi not only reflects poorly on him and CalPERS, but also validates concerns about corruption.
More consumer pushback in the war on cash: An industry dogged by non-believers who fret about privacy and fraud.
Purdue Pharma's slogan for OxyContin was: “The One to Start With and the One to Stay With.” As reader Brian C added, "Stay with alright....'Till death do us part.'"
Will the American public make politicians address the cost, immorality, and futility of our war machine?
Today's Water Cooler: Trade war with China?, mid-terms and women's turnout, ranked choice voting, the border, industrial production, manufacturing, CMS ratings, risk corridors, the Incas, genderless pronouns
A skeptical look at the prospects for cryptocurrencies.
Merkel had a bad day and things don't seem likely to improve any time soon.
Try guessing why San Francisco has encampments of homeless people....
Some bankruptcy judges recognize that the typical application of the "undue hardship" for discharging student debt is too stringent and are finding wriggle room.
By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Trade “In her acceptance speech, [Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland] offered a bold defense of the global rules-based trading system and called on the United States to return to its traditional role leading and working to strengthen those multilateral institutions it helped build. She noted that many Americans are skeptical […]
Normally risky credits like junk bonds are the first to react when the Fed starts tightening. But we are not in normal times.