The List

I've been keeping an eye on this one for a while now, but (as with most big lawsuits, especially international ones) it's been moving at a rather glacial pace. However, it seems as if the U.S. government has finally settled with Swiss banking giant U.B.S. in a deal which will have U.B.S. revealing the names and details of up to 52,000 account-holders. U.S. law specifically prohibits either...

America's Corporate Shell Game

This is another one of those "holy COW" articles I've read. And yes, I know I'm becoming my mother, LOL. ;-) Perhaps this is merely the reaction of a guy (me) who once spent a very little time in the financial world (at Smith Barney in 1987), but whose world has for the last several years consisted of diapers, minivans, soccer practices, et. al. - and who is aghast both at what he didn't see...