Forensic-Account-Fraud

Alexander Brokaw contributes to The Edge on a weekly basis with his posts on the latest frauds perpetrated in the financial industry. Yesterday, the SEC took a shot at sweeping up the dirtier corners of the auditing industry, suspending five accountants and two audit firms from working on any SEC-related matters. “These accountants and their

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The-Self-Esteem-Trap

During my panel comments as a seminar speaker on November 17, 2015 in New York, I shared a variety of marketing and public relations insights. This program, “Institutionalizing Your Brand to Effectively Raise Capital,” was well attended by hedge fund managers, allocators and some service providers. Five common communication traps to avoid

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Greetings, We start with the Eurozone where Germany posted higher than expected trade surplus. Here is the long-term trend. While this tells us that the German export sector remains robust, these trade imbalances create longer-term risks for the Eurozone. Germany needs to boost domestic spending. Source: Investing.com Many in the Eurozone complain about austerity. However, looking

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I couldn’t face the same old Thanksgiving this year. Another tryptophan-laced orgy of food combined with marathon cleaning sessions before and after the big event, someone arriving with undisclosed food allergies, red wine on the carpet, cats eating the centerpiece and leftovers I have to look at with the dull eyes of the long married

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