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Op/ed: Shadow banks are coming out of the shadows — and gaining popularity

By   /  Friday, February 13th, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Shadow banks are coming out of the shadows — and gaining popularity

In attempting to crack down on bank excesses, Dodd-Frank has given birth to a whole new world of non-regulated finance.

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Op/ed: Everything we know about recessions might be wrong

By   /  Friday, February 13th, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Everything we know about recessions might be wrong

Economists are simply frightened of models where bad permanent things can happen by random chance — even if the data show that’s what really happens.

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Op/ed: Love, money and the perils of debt: a Valentine’s Day tale of caution

By   /  Friday, February 6th, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Love, money and the perils of debt: a Valentine’s Day tale of caution

By Lisa Spiwak As the calendar turns to February, most of us are thinking about Valentine’s Day and romance. This is a lovely thing for the most part. In the state of California, it can also ruin your life if you are not careful. Everyone who lives in California knows that we are a community Read More →

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Op/ed: To build a successful business, think inside the box

By   /  Friday, January 30th, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: To build a successful business, think inside the box

The more you know about your business and yourself, the more rewarding and sustainable your business will be over the long-term.

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Op/ed: Why business leaders should trumpet the arts

By   /  Friday, January 30th, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Why business leaders should trumpet the arts

In our hyper-speed, constantly changing global economy, people with artistic talent and training bring many essential skills to the workplace.

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Op/ed: Banking Darwinism may finally solve “too big to fail” issue

By   /  Friday, January 23rd, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Banking Darwinism may finally solve “too big to fail” issue

While regulators shouldn’t be in the business of telling banks how big they can or can’t be, the authorities can quietly midwife the transformation of financial firms from behemoths to manageable entities.

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Op/ed: Employer-based health care could soon be put on life support

By   /  Friday, January 23rd, 2015  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Employer-based health care could soon be put on life support

Judging by the trend of the past few years, Americans with job-based coverage could soon become a minority.

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