Goldman Sachs released its quarterly results last week over Twitter, abandoning the news distribution services it had used since becoming a public company in 1999. It’s welcome news for Twitter, which could use the boost, but not for Businesswire and PRNewswire, the two giants in the news services industry. Silence from the SEC suggests more […]

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Did you notice that Apple CEO Timothy Cook sounded a lot like Mitt Romney when he faced a grilling over Apple’s taxes? Both Cook and Romney faced tough questions about their aggressive tax-minimization strategies.  Cook and Apple emerged unscathed from the ordeal, while Romney’s candidacy suffered a blow from which it never recovered. Why?

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ISDA’s Media Comment blog offers a great critique of the Wall Street Journal’s coverage of the process to determine whether Greek sovereign credit default swaps have experienced a credit event as a result of the country’s latest debt restructuring.

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Here’s a brief update to my post on climate risk:  Today’s New York Times reports on the disappearance of climate change from the US policy agenda.  Abandoned by President Obama and scorned by Republicans, climate-change policy is dormant in the US, even while other nations take patient steps to control carbon emissions.  The Times piece […]

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