Posts Tagged ‘Finance’

[Notes from a Frontline video on the Madoff affair.] FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith unearths the details of the world’s first global Ponzi scheme — a deception that lasted longer, reached wider and cut deeper than any other business scandal in history — in The Madoff Affair. Dec 11, 2008: Madoff was arrested for stock fraud. […]


An article in the Economist from last week, mentions the interplay between state and big financial institutions, that keeps or strives to keep the global capital markets in a logical rythm. International finance is vastly a fancy way of dealing at subconscious level with crisis. Everyone has nevertheless noticed that the subconscious of international markets […]


“A simple rule dictates my buying: be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful,” proclaimed Warren Buffet.” (Bear market, FT.com, November 2008) It might make sense to buy for the long term, but at this time the bottom might still not have been reached. “When markets experience dislocations as extreme […]