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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Constitution Day Quiz

by David Davenportvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Today we celebrate the 221st anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution...

Analysis and Commentary

The High Cost of Racial Hype

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Sometimes you don't know when you are lucky...

Analysis and Commentary

Statement of the Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee on Regulation of Short Selling

by Kenneth E. Scottvia RGE Monitor (NY)
Tuesday, September 16, 2008

During the recent turmoil, short selling has been widely blamed by managers, the media and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for causing unwarranted declines in the value of financial institutions...

In the News
In the News

SMC Symposium - great success!

with Alvin Rabushkavia Swiss Management Center (Switzerland)
Wednesday, September 17, 2008

The first SMC Symposium took place in Vienna on 11th and 12th September...

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Lazear Talks Fannie, Freddie, and Change for 2009

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Human Events Online
Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Ed Lazear is the Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisors (CEA)...

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Chris Rock Has It Wrong

with Shelby Steelevia New York Sun
Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Complaints about racism still dominate press discussion of the disparity between black and white success...

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Ex-'WSJ' Murdoch Critic Lands at Forbes.com

with Richard A. Epstein, Peter M. Robinson, Tunku Varadarajanvia Conde Nast Portfolio
Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Tunku Varadarajan, the former Wall Street Journal opinion czar who ditched the paper shortly after Rupert Murdoch clinched a deal to buy it, has a new home. Varadarajan has signed up with Forbes.com, where he's editing the site's freshly-relaunched opinion channel...

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Our New Opinions Channel

with Tunku Varadarajan, Richard A. Epstein, Peter M. Robinsonvia Forbes
Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Today we unveil a relaunch of our Opinions Channel, with a new direction and a new editor, Tunku Varadarajan...

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Forbes.com Hires Tunku Varadarajan to Re-Launch Opinions Channel

with Tunku Varadarajan, Richard A. Epstein, Peter M. Robinsonvia Business Wire
Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Forbes.com ( www.forbes.com), home page for the world's business leaders, today announced that Tunku Varadarajan has joined the Company as Opinions Channel Editor, reporting to Forbes.com Managing Editor Carl Lavin...

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Businesses 'taking our lumps up front'

with John Shovenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Financial chaos reigned on Wall Street Monday, a day that started with the collapse of Lehman Bros. and takeover of Merrill Lynch, and ended with insurance giant AIG on the verge of securing an emergency loan to keep itself solvent...

In the News

'A Nation At Risk' 25 years later

with Diane Ravitchvia News Herald (NC)
Tuesday, September 16, 2008

The education report "A Nation At Risk" was a call to action by President Ronald Reagan...

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The New Opinions Channel

by Tunku Varadarajan with Richard A. Epstein, Peter M. Robinsonvia Forbes
Monday, September 15, 2008

Today, with great gusto, we relaunch the Opinions channel of Forbes.com...

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Economists see more pain to come, but no depression

with John Shovenvia San Jose Mercury News
Monday, September 15, 2008

After a wild weekend on Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average fell below 11,000 for the first time since mid-July, ending the day down more than 500 points at 10,917.51 and raising the question of how much worse it could get...

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SECRETARY-GENERAL TO HELP PROMOTE COMPREHENSIVE NUCLEAR TEST BAN TREATY

with William J. Perryvia MaximsNews Network
Monday, September 15, 2008

The Secretary-General, along with more than 40 Foreign Ministers, is expected to participate in the 4th Ministerial Meeting to promote the early entry-into-force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) next week at UN Headquarters...