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  • Foreigners are buying into the California dream

    Foreigners are buying into the California dream
    THERE is a new pond emerging in which to fish for home buyers -- overseas. As Southern California sales have stalled and home prices have slumped, realty agents here have geared up to help sellers tap into this market of buyers who come with pockets full...
  • The SEC's $50-billion Madoff lesson

    The SEC's $50-billion Madoff lesson
    The alleged $50-billion swindle by broker-dealer Bernard L. Madoff has rocked investors like nothing since the epic Enron securities fraud. But while the Enron debacle pointed out holes in the regulatory fabric, the Madoff case appears to have been a...
  • Sub-prime subplots

    BY NOW, MOST OF US know that sub-prime mortgages are hurting many homeowners. But economists have warned that they could have repercussions for the broader economy too. Those warnings came to life this month when two hedge funds run by the Wall Street...
  • The dangers of private equity funds

    Most Americans -- unless they read the daily financial press -- are probably not fully aware of the influence that private equity funds now have on business in the United States and on the economy as a whole. But perhaps it's time to start paying...
  • Madoff's betrayal

    Madoff's betrayal
    Wall Street today may be a vast global community with multinational reach. But it's also a small, insulated world based on trust, where your word and a handshake are your bond. Or not. Just ask Steven Spielberg, or Jeffrey Katzenberg, or anyone else...
  • Wall Street isn't the economy

    People say that economics is complicated. But it sure looks simple to me. After all, what's so complicated about a sector that can be represented in a single arrow? Up for good, down for bad. And if that weren't easy enough, we've got green for good,...
  • China's lesson in gravity

    Tuesday's stock market plunge, triggered by a massive selloff in Shanghai, brought to mind a placid Sunday afternoon in Beijing 22 years ago. That's 22 years of my life, which is about the equivalent of a century-and-a-half in terms of China's...
  • Letters to the editor

    Politics of distraction Re “Obama clears himself and staff,” Dec. 16 The election is over and everybody knows that President-elect Barack Obama is working very hard to address a number of serious problems. It's nothing short of outrageous,...
  • Former Qwest CEO Joe Nacchio reports to prison

    Former Qwest CEO Joe Nacchio reports to prison
    Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has turned down former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio's plea to remain free during the appeal of his conviction for insider trading. Breyer offered no comment on his decision Tuesday to reject Nacchio's bid to remain free...
  • City share of profit sharing is zero

    Big breaks given by Baltimore officials to spur major downtown projects over the past decade came with provisions that the city would share in profits. But Baltimore has yet to see one cent as a result.The projects include successful ventures such as the...
  • Buying in a foreign land

    ALTHOUGH Peter Mayle and his wife traveled to France as often as they could every year, "during the long gray winters and damp green summers" in England, he longed to return to the vineyards, quiet streets, perfumed olive trees and open-air markets of...