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  • Wall Street shock wave in rear-view mirror

    March 19, 2012 | 10:35 am

    On the day after his op-ed piece appeared in The New York Times of March 14, 2012, Greg Smith, a midlevel executive in the London office of Goldman Sachs had generated 19 million entries on Google.  By three days later, that number had risen to 134 million.

    Smith’s announcement of...

  • Understanding Shariah finance and Islamic banking in American finance

    February 23, 2011 | 1:12 pm

    The Middle East, with its exotic tropical sirocco winds, is also now the haven and leader of a new form of finance that is enticing the world with the alluring scent of its petrodollars. Substantial profits are to be made, and gold plated Bentleys, mansions on the Palm Jumerah...

  • Baron Rothschild, banking royalty, dies at 98

    June 21, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Baron Rothschild, banking dynasty patriarch, dies at 98

    Baron Guy de Rothschild, the patriarch of the French branch of the famed Rothschild banking empire, was a secular Jew but well understood the needs of the Jewish community. Rothschild died June 14 in Paris at 98. The cause of...