Senate “Whale” Report Reveals JP Morgan as a Lying, Scheming Rogue Trader (Quelle Surprise!)

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Senate “Whale” Report Reveals JP Morgan as a Lying, Scheming Rogue Trader (Quelle Surprise!) Posted: 15 Mar 2013 12:16 AM PDT There is so much grist in the just-released Senate Permanent Subcommittee report on the JP Morgan London Whale trades that the initial reports are merely high level summaries, which …

GMI Ratings Research Finding: Companies with Bottom-Decile Accounting and Governance Risk (AGR®) Ratings 3.6 Times More Likely to Experience Major Drops in Stock Price

kristy SRI/ESG News, Advisors' Forum

Important research from Ethical Markets advisory board member, Robert A. G. Monks, founder of GMI Ratings September 25, 2012 in GMI Press Releases New York — September 25, 2012 — GMI Ratings, the leading provider of research on environmental, social, governance (ESG) and accounting-related risks affecting the performance of public …

Peer-to-peer lending via the internet hits £250m

kristy Crowdfunding

8 June 2012 Last updated at 19:00 ET Peer-to-peer lending via the internet hits £250m By Simon Gompertz Personal finance correspondent, BBC News Lynne Martin’s money is spread among hundreds of borrowers, thus reducing risk Continue reading the main story Savings and InvestmentDo some hedge funds mislead their investors? Will …

Schooling fish: Wild zebrafish assess risk through social learning

kristy Nature/Biomimicry

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News ——————————————————————————– Schooling fish: Wild zebrafish assess risk through social learning Oxygen ‘sensor’ may shut down DNA transcription Schooling fish: Wild zebrafish assess risk through social learning Posted: 19 Jun 2012 07:38 AM PDT Scientists have investigated whether zebrafish use social learning to assess risk. They found …

What are Sustainable Development Goals?

kristy Green Prosperity, Global Citizen, Sustainability News

IGES ISSUE BRIEF for RIO+20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) launched the IGES Rio+20 Issue Briefs Series, contributing to negotiations on the Rio+20 outcome document. Further …

With A Complementary Currency, Greece Can Devalue – And Remain In The Euro Area

kristy Reforming Global Finance

The European project is at risk. The current PIIGS (Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, Spain) Dilemma shows that Europe’s monetary union was built with a structural flaw. When introducing the Euro, the joining nations threw important economic adjustment screws over board – the possibility to adjust their currencies’ exchange rates and …

New Tools for Investing in a Black Swan World

kristy SRI/ESG News

by Ellie Winninghoff, Financial Advisor Green, May 4, 2011 Hurricane Katrina, the mortgage meltdown, the BP Deepwater Horizon tragedy, uprisings in the Middle East, Fukushima–it’s hard not to notice a pattern of escalating risk. One not accounted for by the mere volatility in stock or bond prices that has come …