Does Renren IPO spell double bubble trouble?

This FT story highlights two key problems, one, the possibility that a bubble in social networking is crossing with a…

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Hollywood Guilds’ “Annus Horribilis”

On a day of celebration for the British aristocracy, it is not going too far to recall the Queen’s reference…

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Should we criminalize Wall Street?

Not surprisingly, the populist blog Naked Capitalism cheers the release of a report authored by the staff of the Senate…

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“Playing with fire”: AFTRA fund trustee David Browde defends failed speculative investment

I received an email today from David Browde, a trustee of the AFTRA Health and Retirement Funds. It is posted…

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Nothing to see here, move along – AFTRA loyalists defend speculative investments

AFTRA loyalists at the website SAGWatch are not pleased that a light is finally being shone on the questionable investment…

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AFTRA Retirement Plan lost millions backing Wall Street speculators

I blogged yesterday on the lawsuit filed by the AFTRA Retirement Plan over the loss of millions of dollars invested…

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Hollywood v. Wall Street: AFTRA sues JP Morgan over offshore tax haven losses

This one could become a Hollywood script – the retirement fund of the American Federation of Radio and Television Artists…

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“Yes to the Libyan Revolution, No to US Intervention”: Campaign for Peace and Democracy

Below is a link to a new and important statement on the Libyan events by the New York based Campaign…

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Humanitarian Intervention in Libya – a legal pathology

As these selections from the weekend’s war reports make clear, Obama appears to have bitten off something rather more complex…

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Facebook Fires Employee for Insider Trading – NYTimes.com

I was interviewed by the New York Times today regarding illegal trading in a firm’s securities by employees of that…

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