Getting the Money Out

It’s worrying to think that shareholder democracy is needed to rectify shortcomings of the real thing. Yet this week two of the nation’s biggest corporations will give their investors precisely that opportunity. Motions on the ballots at the annual meetings of Bank of...

Goldman Sachs CEO Compensation is Excessive

Jack Ucciferri, Harrington Investments’ Research and Advocacy Director, was asked by Reuters to comment on the recent compensation package awarded to Goldman Sach’s CEO Lloyd Blankfein. According to the SEC, Blankfein’s total compensation for 2011...

Why Stanford’s Pyramid Scheme Is a Problem for You Too

The story here isn’t Stanford. The story is the SEC. Why should individual investors trust they are getting due protection when evidence of regulator corruption is all around them? By Jack Ucciferri Published in the Huffington Post So R. Allen Stanford, the...