Financial Crisis

Millennials New Frontier: A Career in Financial Services

The Bright Future in Sustainable Investing
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by Kelly Coyne VP, Impax Asset Mmgt and Pax Ellevate Mgmt.

Why do millennials eschew jobs in financial services and how Sustainable Investing is changing that

The Dangerous Debt Ceiling Dance

The Politics of Economics and more tall tales...
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This past week, the words of founding father, Thomas Jefferson came to mind: “The credit and fate of the nation seems to hang on the desperate throes and plunges of gambling scoundrels.” That was 1792 and over two centuries later, we are still held hostage to the throes and plunges of scoundrels. Shocking as it may be to contemplate, America has been levered up since its inception. Somehow we have become the world’s greatest economic power despite this. Alexander Hamilton believed that debt was actually good for the nation and banked our future on it.

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This past week, the words of founding father, Thomas Jefferson came to mind: “The credit and fate of the nation seems to hang on the desperate throes and plunges of gambling scoundrels.” That was 1792 and over two centuries later, we are still held hostage to the throes and plunges of scoundrels. Shocking as it may be to contemplate, America has been levered up since its inception. Somehow we have become the world’s greatest economic power despite this. Alexander Hamilton believed that debt was actually good for the nation and banked our future on it.

A Yogi’s Lessons on Greed

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Bhakti Yoga world-renowned spiritual leader, Radhanath Swami teaches American and western capitalists at Milken Insitute, Stanford, Harvard, Princeton how to overcome greed and find peace in service and love.

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Bhakti Yoga world-renowned spiritual leader, Radhanath Swami teaches American and western capitalists at Milken Insitute, Stanford, Harvard, Princeton how to overcome greed and find peace in service and love.

How Companies Develop Great Leaders: Bloomberg BusinessWeek Compares GE and Zappos

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Bloomberg BusinessWeek examines how companies create a culture of leadership even during crises, chaos, and an economic downturn, using GE and Zappos as case studies. Both were named among the 20 Best Companies for Leadership in a recent BusinessWeek/Hay Group survey, and the article particularly praises GE's leadership in keeping employees engaged in a changing corporate climate.

To read the full article, click here.

The Big Bluff: Wall Street Traders Burn Down The House

Greed is no longer Good.
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Michael Lewis' The Big Short depicts some of the financial crisis' worst villians, CDS traders, as heroes. Good Business Blogger Monika Mitchell reveals that in 2011: greed is no longer good.

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Michael Lewis' The Big Short depicts some of the financial crisis' worst villians, CDS traders, as heroes. Good Business Blogger Monika Mitchell reveals that in 2011: greed is no longer good.

Economist Simon Johnson Speaks with Good Business expert Monika Mitchell

Business as Usual?
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) New York, NY- Good Business International presents an exclusive interview with Simon Johnson and Monika Mitchell. 

The Party of Hate: Tea and No Sympathy

Tea Party Economics
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Times are tough for all of us. The biggest issue these days for Americans is the slow moving economy. The recession is over...or so we are told. But it sure does not feel like it. As the U.S. midterm elections draw closer, the angry debate grows over how to create jobs, support business and citizens. Good-B Blogger Monika Mitchell steps into the fire and shares her views.

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Times are tough for all of us. The biggest issue these days for Americans is the slow moving economy. The recession is over...or so we are told. But it sure does not feel like it. As the U.S. midterm elections draw closer, the angry debate grows over how to create jobs, support business and citizens. Good-B Blogger Monika Mitchell steps into the fire and shares her views.

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