Other News: How Much Are the NSA and CIA Front Running Markets?

   How Much Are the NSA and CIA Front Running Markets? naked capitalism* A 2008 paper by Arindrajit Dube, Ethan Kaplan, and Suresh Naidu (hat tip MS) found evidence that the CIA and/or members of the Executive branch either disclosed or acted on information about top-secret authorizations of coups. Stocks …

Conference Spotlight : Aboriginal Communities and Extractives Industy: Is Conflict Inevitable?

Conflict between Aboriginal communities and resource companies can and does happen. And there is no shortage of high profile examples, whether it’s Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline, Barrick’s Pascua-Lama mine in Chile or lawsuits brought against Hudbay for alleged human rights violations in Guatemala. But there is another side to this …

News – IDB Announces Winners of Third Annual beyondBanking Awards

March 11, 2013 – News Releases IDB Announces Winners of Third Annual beyondBanking Awards Seven financial intermediaries are recognized for promoting sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean’s financial sector The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced today the winners of the third annual beyondBanking awards, a prize that recognizes …