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Apr
23
2012

April 23 – Character: It’s all Casual Now
by John Heaton

"Special thanks to the person who invented casual Friday. Now it’s casual everyday in America. But when you lower standards people don’t decide to give you more, they give you less." So writes Peggy Noonan at the Wall Street Journal this week.  Mrs. Noonan is a lady; she speaks well; she's ...

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Mar
15
2012

March 15 – Wake-Up Calls from Goldman Sachs
by John Heaton

Public Interest - Private Virtue You probably don't know who Greg Smith is, but he just resigned from Goldman Sachs as its executive director and head of the firm’s United States equity derivatives business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The issue? Morality. His accusation? Goldman ...

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