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Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder

Working-Class Shareholder: Review Essay

The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder: Labor’s Last Best Weapon by David Webber is sure to get readers thinking (purchase). For far too long, labor and its progressive sympathizers have sought to transform the market from outside the market: from courts, from legislatures, from regulators, from street protests, from strikes. These tools are important. But […]

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Risk and Return

CIO Perspectives: Capital at Risk

Here are more of my notes and photos from the Council of Institutional Investors Fall 2015 Conference in Boston. I added the subtitle to the name of this session, which mostly explored managing risk in low-return environment but touched on many additional topics. Feel free to post corrections, counterpoints and additional relevant material on topic, using […]

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Comptroller Spitzer for Better Corporate Governance

Eliot Spitzer, the former “Sheriff of Wall Street” as New York Attorney General, would bring unprecedented visibility and creativity to the role of New York City Comptroller.  He wants to re-envision the Comptroller’s, just as he did the Attorney General’s. I believe he will. In a recent interview, Spitzer said the Comptroller is “a significant […]

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