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POGO’s Angela Canterbury “Cross Examines” in re: SEC’s FOIA Exemptions

Posted by Larry Doyle on September 18th, 2010 11:33 AM |

Saturday morning in America and life is good.

Yesterday, I gave major props to our great American Gary Aguirre for addressing critically important issues embedded in the recently enacted Financial Regulatory Reform package which allows further FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) exemptions by the SEC. (Aguirre wrote a fabulous dissertation in the September Wall Street Lawyer, which I embedded in my commentary.) I qualified yesterday’s commentary, Great American Gary Aguirre “Cross Examines” in re: SEC’s FOIA Exemptions, as perhaps the most important and enlightening ever put forth at Sense on Cents. I truly believe that. Gary Aguirre is a great American.

He has company. (more…)

“E*Trade, Can You Hear Us Now?”

Posted by Larry Doyle on August 2nd, 2010 1:58 PM |

Keep punchin’!!

These words to live by resonate in my ears. How so? My Dad has ended almost every conversation — and certainly every meaningful conversation — in my close to 50 years with those words of wisdom and encouragement. When times are challenging or I find myself encountering a particular hurdle, the little voice in the back of my head whispers those two little words.

I find myself thinking of my Dad’s motivation when I read of specific cases of financial malfeasance. In fact, I have told many people that I write so often about the travesty surrounding the auction-rate securities debacle because I feel these investors have been largely disenfranchised. I welcome speaking up on their behalf. In the process of speaking up and continuing to punch, I have met some amazing people who continue to keep punching themselves. One particular ARS holder stands out for his own determination. He was integral to the complaint filed by Colorado State Securities Commissioner Fred Joseph against E*Trade.  (more…)






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