“En garde Madame LaGarde!” America’s allies plan to confront Trump over his trade and climate policies at the G7 summit, which Trump now plans to leave early. Other leaders warned if he refuses to sign onto the goals the group hatches, they will proceed without the U.S., further isolating the country from longtime partners. —… Read More Trump departs early from a tense G-7 summit after rattling allies with trade threats
“Any criminal investigation into this payment would likely have significant overlap with plaintiff’s assertion that the agreement, and the payment in particular, had an illegal purpose,” Otero wrote.
Oh sh-. It’s on now motherfucker. Federal investigators on Monday searched the office, home and Manhattan hotel room of President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, seizing communications between the lawyer and his clients that cover topics including payments to the former porn actress known as Stormy Daniels, according to a person familiar with the… Read More Agents Raid Office of Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen in Connection With Stormy Daniels Payments – WSJ
My buddy Rob sent me this photo a little earlier. It shows the GT showcase at the Sony PlayStation Lounge in Manhattan. Looks pretty cool. If you’re curious, you can find more info here on 1UP.
“I had grossly underestimated the level of extraordinarily unethical and even fraudulent behavior that had occurred on such a large scale,” Ferguson tells All Things Considered host Melissa Block, in a conversation airing Friday. via Inside Job Director Charles Ferguson, Taking Wall Street Firmly To Task : Monkey See : NPR.
The Block Party at the Paramount New York back lot was a lot of fun. Thanks to my good pal Joe for hooking up the tickets. It was weird thinking about how my mom used to work here. And there was much rejoicing.
You can bet a bank CEO is going down when he tries to rip off New York’s upper crust. When FDIC shuts down a bank they do it at the end of business on a Friday. This is what happened to Park Avenue Bank two Fridays back. Since then the regulatory body has discovered that… Read More NY Park Ave. Bank CEO Arrested
AT&T halts online iPhone sales to New York, say shoppers Boing Boing. Bandwidth capacity issues: fixed.
I’m not certain why, but I was earlier reminded of a recent statement illustrating the rate at which Financial Services, as a component of US GDP, had grown dramatically in the post-Cold War period. I was startled by the figures I’d heard, but only this evening took it upon myself to actually research the claim.… Read More How might the current financial crisis shape financial sector regulation and structure?
Well look at that. I just saw this article in the New York Times.