Category: financial fiascoes

Venture Capitalist: Vinod Khosla

I have promised to feature some venture capitalists who are taking real risks and creating new jobs and businesses. This is in stark contrast to private equity and hedge funders who are playing Ponzi games or, given cheap capital, making…

Venture Capitalists

As an alternative RPEM-Rigged Perpetual Earnings Machinations being foisted on North American financial markets by Hedge Funders and Private Equity firms, I am going to highlight some real venture capitalists. These areĀ  financiers that are NOT doing the latest financial…

How Wall Street Ate the Economy

This is the Cover story at Business Week this July end – one year after Bear Sterns shot itself and the US Economy in the foot, being the first of many Hedge Funds and Investment banks, to gag on its…

BCE Bondholders

The Canadian Supreme Court ruled against Bell Canada Enterprise-BCE bondholders last Friday. It was greeted in the Business Press as a case that would make “capital market rules clear for all stakeholders”. And the vote was not close, 9-0. So…

Greedy Guts Itself

In modern life we pay a lot of premiums almost automatically for the convenience of faster commerce, more security, trust and peace of mind in our social and economic lives. Brand names like Microsoft software, Maytag appliances, or State Farm…