Posts Tagged ‘Securities and Exchange Commission’


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Ain’t That a Shame? Treasury Nominee Bagged Wall Street Bonus


Monday January 28th, 2013   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:43am PST   •   8 Comments

“That is the height of irresponsibility. It is shameful. And part of what we’re going to need is for the folks on Wall Street who are asking for help to show some restraint and show some discipline and show some sense of responsibility.” That was President Barack Obama in 2009 responding to news that…
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From Brazil, With Love….


Tuesday November 29th, 2011   •   Posted by Craig Eyermann at 7:12am PST   •   3 Comments

How dependent has the United States government under President Barack Obama become upon borrowing money from foreign sources to support its spending? Would you believe the answer is: “enough to exclude a long-time U.S. manufacturer from consideration for a defense contract in favor of a foreign-based manufacturer, despite the U.S. manufacturer having invested considerable…
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The Risk of Doing Nothing


Saturday March 19th, 2011   •   Posted by Craig Eyermann at 5:48am PDT   •   1 Comment

Bloomberg BusinessWeek has identified the biggest risk in continuing today’s levels of deficit spending for the U.S. government: Barack Obama may lose the advantage of low borrowing costs as the U.S. Treasury Department says what it pays to service the national debt is poised to triple amid record budget deficits. Interest expense will rise…
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