How Wall Street Makes Money the Old-Fashioned Way . . . They Steal It!

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Pan American Press, 2004 - Business & Economics - 332 pages
The book consists of 51 financial articles that Charles Klotsche has written detailing the abuses found on Wall Street and in the executive suites of corporate America in general. Many of these articles cover the regulatory agencies, stock exchanges, and trade organizations that have developed a indifferent attitude to the investing consumers in general.
 

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Contents

Rapidly Deteriorating
9
Is Middle Class America on the Ropes?
15
Financial Deadbeat
21
Runway
27
Corporate Americas Retirement Plans Have Taken
35
Jettisoned
45
the Politicians
51
Sand Bagging America
57
My Way or the Highway
171
The New Breed of Insurance Brokers
177
Derivatives and Hedge Funds
183
Leveraged Bond Funds
189
Contingent Convertible Bonds
195
Index Funds and Customized Portfolios
201
Real Estate Investment Trusts
207
Fixed and Variable Annuities
213

Connecting the Dots on Public Retirement Fraud
63
Big Accounting Needs a Therapist
69
Accounting Firms
75
If You Cant Win Move the Goal Posts
83
Public Accounting Firms
89
The Unlevel Playing Field at the NYSE
103
Trading
109
Corporate America No Longer Pays the Piper
115
System
121
Obligations
127
How the Big Boys Clean Out the Treasury
133
Executives on the Fringe
139
Wall Streets Game of Musical Chairs
145
The Unholy Menage a Trois
153
Grazing off the Gullible
159
Outsourcing
219
Where Have All the Jobs Gone?
225
Environment
231
Treasury
237
NAFTA Fools Gold the Broken Promises of Vast
245
The World Trade Organization
251
The World Bank and the IMF
257
Miami and Los Angeles
269
The Gucci Gulch Washington Lobbyists
277
Quicksand in the Desert
283
Morality on Permanent Vacation
289
Fiat Money
301
The China Card
307
Copyright

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