From the monthly archives:

May 2012

In what a Department of Transportation oversight agency has described as the ”largest single safety crackdown” in its history, federal officials ordered the immediate shutdown of 26 bus operators that transported passengers along the I-95 corridor. The reason: they are “imminent hazards to public safety,” according to DOT. The crackdown is the result of a year-long investigation [...]

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By this time, you’re probably aware of the debacle over Facebook’s initial public offering on the NASDAQ exchange last week. Let’s break it down. The Good There isn’t much that falls under this category, execpt for the fact that the NYSE is enjoying the controversy – it’s attempting to lure Facebook to the exchange. The Bad It [...]

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The ongoing debt crisis in Greece continues to spur unrest, move markets and threaten the very fabric that connects the eurozone. Exactly how much effect a Greek default — and the domino effect in lending costs it would have throughout Europe — would have on the U.S. business world remains unclear. But a good rundown [...]

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A while back, I wrote a story on racial diversity — or, more accurately, the lack thereof — in the risk and insurance industry. There were several people I talked to whose words have stayed with me even almost four years later. Specifically, I remember a few days spent in Philadelphia at the annual conference [...]

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