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Www.IFRS.com : Updates : FASB. Mortgage Modification and Strategic Behavior: Evidence from a Legal Settlement with Countrywide by Christopher Mayer, Edward Morrison, Tomasz Piskorski, Arpit Gupta. Christopher J.

Mortgage Modification and Strategic Behavior: Evidence from a Legal Settlement with Countrywide by Christopher Mayer, Edward Morrison, Tomasz Piskorski, Arpit Gupta

Mayer Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Edward R. Morrison University of Chicago - Law School. White House Issues Fact Sheet on Debt Deal - Washington Wire. Government Debt World Undergoes Sea Change. Introduction_Final. The President Surrenders on Debt Ceiling. Time to Go it Alone and Bolt from Basel?

Former Tarp Executive Calls for Big Bank Breakup. Nervous Investors Chase Low-Risk Assets. Is Fat Good in Finance? Looking at the Vickers Report - Bank Think Article. Hire for Attitude, Train for Skill - Bill Taylor. By Bill Taylor | 8:24 AM February 1, 2011 In a recent issue of The New Yorker, Atul Gawande, the gifted writer and accomplished doctor, published yet another of his must-read accounts of the health-care crisis and the innovators trying to change things for the better.

Hire for Attitude, Train for Skill - Bill Taylor

One of the organizations he highlighted was a physician practice in Atlantic City, N.J., that has “reinvented the idea of a primary-care clinic in almost every way.” The Special Care Center does all kinds of things differently from other medical practices, including hiring full-time “health coaches” who work with the doctors but spend almost all of their time with the practice’s low-income patients, helping them manage chronic illnesses and improve their lifestyles.

Shorting bans: What the four European regulators are prohibiting (and what they’re not) By Peter Elstob LONDON, Aug. 15 (Thomson Reuters Accelus) – The bans on short-selling the shares in a number of banks and insurance companies (and one stock exchange) that four member states imposed on Friday did not bring the single European rulebook any closer.

Shorting bans: What the four European regulators are prohibiting (and what they’re not)

However, the European Commission will be hoping that the separate initiatives by the Belgian, French, Italian and Spanish market regulators, which came out of “coordinated discussions” during a conference call on Thursday evening involving all 27 members of the European Securities and Markets Authority, do not put it further away. Five Worst Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching Angel Investors. Here's a look at the biggest blunders and how to avoid them.

Five Worst Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Pitching Angel Investors

An effective elevator pitch can be crucial for entrepreneurs trying to secure funding from angel investors. The goal of the pitch -- written or delivered face-to-face -- is to briefly share the "who, what, where, when, why and how" of your business, while piquing an investor's interest. Recovery Plans Need More Attention than Living Wills - Bank Think Article. One of the vital lessons learned from our ongoing financial crisis is the difficulty in measuring the potential impacts of a large, cross-border bank failure.

Recovery Plans Need More Attention than Living Wills - Bank Think Article

Variance in supervisory processes, regulatory and firm readiness, bankruptcy laws, resolution regimes, policy responses, and official sector coordination mechanisms exposed a vacuum of information necessary to reduce the amplification of stress. These gaps impose enormous un-funded costs to the system. In the United States the Dodd-Frank Act attempts to enhance the government's ability to cope with stress events by requiring "living wills," formally known as "resolution" or sometimes "death" plans. The theory is that during the next material and potentially irrecoverable stress, the government will have a "roadmap" for how it might proceed to unwind a systemic, or firm-wide failure.

Recovery plans focus on restoring health to a financial organization prior to being placed into a resolution framework. Simply put, much work remains. Steve Jobs' Commencement Address at Stanford University. Updated Aug. 24, 2011 9:10 p.m.

Steve Jobs' Commencement Address at Stanford University

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The Larger Conspiracy

BBC. American Thinker: The Soros Plan to Remake Global Finance. The Concept of Justice in the History of Economic Thought by Matthias Lennig. Goethe University Frankfurt; Goethe University Frankfurt - Cluster of Excellence Normative OrdersMay 31, 2011.

The Concept of Justice in the History of Economic Thought by Matthias Lennig

STUFF I've Done. Bernanke On Trial For Crimes Against Humanity; To Be Judged By Citizen Councils Led By Glenn Greenwald & Alex Jones. Yale Books. Consumer Behavior: The Psychology of Marketing. Upside Potential Ratio. From Alpha to Omega: The Omega Measure. By Dr.

From Alpha to Omega: The Omega Measure

Fred Novometsky, Ph.D J.P. Morgan Investment Analytics & Consulting The remarkable financial innovation that has taken place in the past 20 years has transformed the investment management process as well as the analysis of realized investment performance. Yesterday's Heroes: Compensation and Creative Risk-Taking by Ing-Haw Cheng, Harrison Hong, Jose Scheinkman. Ing-Haw Cheng Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business Harrison G.

Yesterday's Heroes: Compensation and Creative Risk-Taking by Ing-Haw Cheng, Harrison Hong, Jose Scheinkman

Hong Princeton University - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Jose A. Columbia University; Princeton University - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)December 27, 2013 AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 285/2010. The Irresponsible Investor. Text.pdf (application/pdf Object) Speeches & Testimony - 4/14/2011. Statement of Arthur J.

Speeches & Testimony - 4/14/2011

Murton, Director, Division of Insurance and Research, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation on Oversight of the Financial Stability Oversight Council before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, House Financial Services Committee; 2128 Rayburn House Office Building April 14, 2011 Chairman Neugebauer, Ranking Member Capuano, and members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today on behalf of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation on issues related to the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC).

The recent financial crisis exposed shortcomings in our regulatory framework for monitoring risk and supervising the financial system. Insufficient capital at many financial institutions, misaligned incentives in securitization markets and the rise of a largely unregulated shadow banking system permitted excess and instability to build up in the U.S. financial system. HEARD ON THE STREET: J.P. Morgan Still Chasing Growth. J.P. Heard on the Street: Bank, Pray, Plan. Fed ‘Beige Book’ Report Says Economy Continues to Improve. Regulators Order 14 Banks to Revamp Foreclosure Practices. Updated April 14, 2011 12:01 a.m. ET. Senate Report Lays Bare Mortgage Mess. Updated April 14, 2011 12:01 a.m. ET. U.S. Asks if Banks Colluded on Libor. Financial Crisis With Few Prosecutions. President Open to Deal on Debt Cap. Updated April 12, 2011 12:01 a.m. ET White House officials have opened the door to a deal with Republicans that would allow the U.S. to increase its ability to borrow, potentially easing worries in financial markets that the country might default on its debt.