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Madoff languishes in prison, lessons to learn

Now that Bernard Madoff seems destined to die in prison, what should we think about should be punished to the maximum extent of the law, like Bernard Madoff. Bart Chilton is a Democratic commissioner on the Commodity Futures...
Today in history

...Republican charges that she would bring bias and a liberal agenda to the nation's highest bench. Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff arrived at the Butner Federal Correctional Complex in North Carolina to begin serving a 150-year sentence for his...
Outside editorial: SEC secrets

...Business Network brought a suit against the SEC that seeks internal agency documents about its botched investigations of Bernard Madoff and Allen Stanford. Fox isn't after trade secrets. It's trying to get to the heart of the work done by the SEC...
Giving the gift of faith

...magically no one seems to have paid for. Call it a "bailout" for kids. There is adult faith which believes that a Bernard Madoff can do what no one else can: guarantee a consistent rate of return on money invested with him while others who invest...
Hedge fund investments down but not out in Alaska

...out investment management companies prior to investing with them, would almost certainly have caught the alleged Bernard Madoff Securities fraud if he'd even tried to do business with the state, say Alaska Permanent Fund and Department of...
Now is a time for solidarity

...solidarity that is particularly relevant to the American situation. One of the things that so horrifies us about the Bernard Madoff scandal is the way this wretched con man preyed on the most idealistic impulses of his own community. Jewish philanthropy...
Economy a target-rich environment nor the state pension funds are exposed to losses from the collapse of hedge funds managed by indicted financier Bernard Madoff. Unfortunately, neither the permanent fund nor the pension funds have revealed the list of hedge funds to which...
Outside editorial: One Wall Street swindler down

Taking down the biggest crook was easy. He confessed. On Thursday, Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty to a $65 billion pyramid scam. It may be cold comfort to those who lost life savings, but Madoff, 70, will...
Outside editorial: Strengthen SEC to deter the next Bernie Madoff

With a 150-year prison sentence on Monday, Bernard Madoff got what he had coming to him - and certainly more than enough to guarantee that the 71-year-old master swindler will die in...
Madoff's willing partners

There seems to be little doubt that Bernard Madoff is a cheat. His apparent Ponzi scheme, in which capital from new investors would have been used to pay "dividends" to earlier...


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