Post-Crash Banking with Capital Pacific Bank (OTCBB:CPBO)
by Jeff Siegel
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Americans are fed up with big banks.
In the long, slow recovery from the 2008 financial collapse, the banking industry has increasingly been regarded as a buglight for the untrustworthy.
The Libor (London Interbank Offered Rate) scandal brought banking corruption to the front of the news, and showed the world a huge ethical hole that had burned through the middle of major banks.
In a 2012 essay entitled “Is Banking Unusually Corrupt, and If So, Why?” Financial analyst, Circuit Court ...
Welcome to the World of B Corps
by Tim Conneally
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Maryland is my home state. I was born in Baltimore County in the late 70's, and grew up in the rural north of the state with all the other kids whose parents worked at the U.S. Army's oldest active technology testing and experimentation base, Aberdeen Proving Ground.
As a lifelong resident, I have a firm grasp on the state's good and bad qualities.
The persistent drug trafficking problem and its related murder rate are often the only things people know about Maryland, thanks to media portrayals ...
Will Obama Continue to Love Ethanol?
by Jeff Siegel
Monday, August 25, 2014
The Hill recently published a piece entitled, “Ethanol Mandate goes to White House for Review.”
In it, you can read the following paragraph. . .
Last year’s proposal proved extremely controversial. The oil industry and other groups opposed to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) applauded it as a recognition of the limits of ethanol and biodiesel, while companies that make the fuels blasted the EPA for turning its back on renewables.
“...while companies that make the ...