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Friday Video: "Robin Hood Tax"

Mean St.: David Weidner on the logic of the “Robin Hood” financial transactions tax. Chuck Jaffe on investing, not gambling, in the stock market. Although Jaffe doesn’t mention it, only about 5% of Wall Street investments are on the basis of fundamental financial analysis. Jason Zweig discusses Ron Paul’s investment (more…)

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Swiss May Limit CEO Pay

Disgusted with the how much CEOs are paid in comparison to the average worker? In Switzerland they are using the referendum process to address the issue head on. Thomas Minder, CEO of Trybol Cosmetics launched his campaign in October 2006 and collected nearly 118,600 to bring bring about a national referendum on remuneration. Minder, who […]

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Ending the Wall Street Walk: Why Corporate Governance Now?

What would you do if the company in which you’ve invested your hard-earned dollars threw it away on fat retirement benefits to outside members of its board of directors? One individual investor, Richard Ayers, conducted a proxy battle this year with Nevada Power Company over the issue. Although he won more than 30% of the vote, […]

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