Monday Aug 25
Meet the Fast 100: After Enron, entrepreneur grows energy company in The Woodlands
Allan Weatherford was understandably frustrated as an Enron Corp. employee when the company fell apart, but he did still maintain the "entrepreneurial spirit" that Enron instilled in its workforce.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Washington Post
Billionaire's Pension Push Makes Him Workers? Bane: Muni Credit
When Kentucky, with the country's second-lowest funded pension system, set out to bolster the plan last year, it sought recommendations from Pew Charitable Trusts, funded in part by Houston billionaire John Arnold.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Oil-Export Ban: Holding America Back
I am the founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy Research, a 501 3 educational foundation with offices in Houston and in Washington, D.C. I am also adjunct scholar of the Cato Institute and of the Competitive Enterprise Institute; visiting fellow of the Institute of Economic Affairs in London; and honorary senior research fellow at the Center ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Royal Imtech: A 'Squeezed Lemon' That Is Unlikely To Recover
At first sight, it does not make sense to compare stocks with lemons. Nonetheless, George Akerlof inspired many researchers to compare the stock market with the market for used cars, also referred to as lemons.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Scary new chapter on county pension front
Southern California is ground zero for dubious decisions on government investments and pensions.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Meet the Fast 100: From Enron's collapse to a fastest-growing company
Jane Henry is co-founder and CEO of Xcution. The former Enron employee and her husband, Matt, founded the consulting company in 2009.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
The Biggest Stock Scams Of All Time
It is unfortunate, but words often associated with money and fortune are "cheat," "steal" and "lie."
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Kinder Morgan Eats Its Own; Will Other MLPs Follow Its Lead?
The deal, for $44 billion in cash and stock and the assumption of $27 billion in debt, will be the biggest energy industry merger since Exxon bought Mobil in 1999, according to Bloomberg.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Meet the Fast 100: Firm grows by helping energy companies adapt to new tech
Jonathan Dison worked for Arthur Andersen LLP as a consultant to energy companies, but, after the Enron Corp. debacle, he eventually opted to start his own business.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ENRON at the Omaha Community Playhouse
The Omaha Community Playhouse will produce Enron, Aug. 15-Sept. 14, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! Corruption, deceit, disgrace-few scandals in business history compare to that of energy giant Enron in 2001.
Ben Carson Just Took One Step Closer to Running for President
Dr. Ben Carson-the retired neurosurgeon-cum-conservative rock star-announced he is starting his own political action committee, taking him one step closer to announcing a presidential run in 2016.