This must-watch film documents how Britain evolved from a colonial power into a global financial power, capturing wealth from across the globe and hiding it behind obscure financial structures in a vast web of offshore islands… Read More The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire
After years of dodgy accounting and mismanagement.… Read More Resurrected Abengoa & Construction Giant OHL Flirt with Collapse
Even if it is unproven that top Goldman executives knew what was going on, what does it say about the culture of the bank that individuals like Tim Leissner were employed there? Who is accountable for that culture?… Read More Goldman Sachs Is Implicated in History’s Largest Financial Con – But Will It Be Held Accountable?
Sometimes the real world really is stranger than fiction… Read More 1MDB Is a Nutty Story. Here’s Why
But new high-end towers will continue to flood the market.… Read More “Posh Ghost Towers” of London: Gloom Spreads Over Housing Market as High End Freezes Up
Now everything is up in the air, so to speak.… Read More Whiff of Panic After Mexico Votes to Scrap Mega-Airport & Corruption Project
ublic pensions squander tens of billions of dollars each year on risky, poor-performing alternative investments.… Read More A Wall Street Coup: How Financial Industry Drove Public Pensions Into Crisis and Pocketed Billions in Fees
Sears is a prime example of how hedge funds and private equity companies take over retailers and gradually bleed them dry for their own benefit… Read More Sears Didn’t ‘Die.’ Vulture Capitalists Killed It.
BlackRock is “a market power that no state can control anymore”… Read More Why’s the World’s Biggest Asset Manager Advising the ECB on the Health of EU Banks?
The financial sector is hailed as the crowning glory of the UK economy. But as it blooms, everything else withers… Read More The Finance Curse: How the Outsized Power of the City of London Makes Britain Poorer
Bank of America, Deutsche Bank and J.P. Morgan moved money OUT of Danske and in to dollar denominated accounts elsewhere. But that is only half the story… Read More Danske Bank – Who Helped Them Launder $234 Billion?
The federal rescue of Wall Street didn’t fix the economy – it created a permanent bailout state based on a Ponzi-like confidence scheme. And the worst may be yet to come… Read More Secrets and Lies of the Big Bailout