On Wednesday, the department store Macy’s became the latest company to sever business dealings with real estate tycoon and 2016 Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump over comments he made during an inaugural campaign speech about Mexican immigrants. Last month, Trump delivered an impassioned campaign announcement speech in which he accused Mexican immigrants of being...
For years, the keys to a decent middle-class life in America have been a college degree and a job in middle management. But as our politicians are telling us, the middle class is facing pressures like never before. Some blame jobs being shipped overseas, others blame tax and fiscal policies that favor the very-rich...
You don’t have to be a big golf fan to know that Tiger Woods is one of the best players ever. And if you follow sports at all, you know he’s had some personal and physical trouble that has taken him off his game. Woods will be 40 in December, and while Sam Snead...
  Journalist Benjamin Wey shows how to solve FIFA crisis Last week was a crazy one in the world of international soccer. Friday, Sepp Blatter was elected to his fifth consecutive term as president of FIFA, the world governing body of the sport. Two days earlier, several of his lieutenants were arrested at the behest...
One of the biggest lies is “if you build a better mousetrap, the world will beat a path to your door.” The truth is, if you ask me you will need to convince the world that your mousetrap is better — and that requires you to get the world’s attention. Celebrity endorsements are an effective method...
Yes, believe it or not, your medical records are worth 10 times what your banking information is in the black market part of cyberspace. How do I know? I could tell you but I’d have to kill you. Just kidding.At first, it just doesn’t sound right. After all, people have been robbing banks for as...
ELLEN PAO has just claimed the new title as the biggest loser in a frivolous $176 million “gender discrimination” lawsuit against a prominent investor — her former employer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) — the oldest Silicon Valley venture capital giant behind the successful launches of Google, Amazon and many other tech companies....
  ENOUGH ABUSES AND “REGULATORY RAPE” FROM FINRA  FINRA, the rigid straitjacket of financial regulation, brazenly ran one of the most successful and few high-profile women off of Wall Street and into the Silicon Valley. Ruth Porat, the highest ranked female on Wall Street has left Morgan Stanley for Google — and that the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), which...
Though Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Chairman and CEO RICHARD KETCHUM has been criticized for overseeing a regulatory body with a history of abuse, over regulation and uneven enforcement, he testified before Congress on Friday, May 1 that the organization is both transparent and fair in its operations within the financial industry. The on-the-record...