On tapes, secret scumbaggery and why John Key should have known better!

It’s Nov. 2, 1993, and two employees of Bankers Trust Co. are discussing a leveraged derivative deal the bank had recently sold to Proctor & Gamble Co. “They would never know. They would never be able to know how much money was taken out of that,” says one employee, referring to the huge profits the […]

GM, Ford `On the Verge of Bankruptcy,’ Altman Says

Economic meltdown in the USA continues. By Greg Miles and Caroline Salas July 22 (Bloomberg) — General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co., the two biggest U.S. automakers, have about a 46 percent chance of default within five years, according to Edward Altman, a finance professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business. “Both […]