Posts Tagged ‘crooks’

Damn Crooks

January 10, 2014

I owned a small brokerage firm for 25 years. We had a PhD professor of economics at Washington University as one of our bigger clients. He lived his later years in his native Taiwan but traded with us in the USA. During one of his many visits to the US I asked him why he didn’t trade stocks in Taiwan. He said because their market was corrupt. If we did not have the SEC, FBI and NASD doing the jobs they do for us investors we would be saying the same thing about Wall Street albeit they certainly are no saints even with all that scrutiny. Check out the linked video on the PBS web site called:  To Catch a Trader

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Fish Crooks: Tell me it’s not true…

May 27, 2011

On a previous post several months back I wrote about a documentary I watched on the mass killing of Dolphins in Japan. Part of the documentary exposed the Japanese practice of deliberately mis-labeling their fish and selling the dolphin meat as other fish with a much lower mercury content. The mislabeled fish was sold to schools. Now from the information from the below article it looks we are being “fed” mislabeled fish. Not a good thing if you trying to eat certain fish for their specific attributes.

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Martha Stewart’s decorated cell available?

March 28, 2011

Wiretaps captivate NY insider trading trial

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A message from the Great State of Illinois

September 27, 2010

Craiglist scams

February 20, 2010

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