Welcome to the June 29, 2008 edition of Corporate Vigilance presenting an array of opinions, instruction, and helpful information as it relates to business and personal finance.
Leon Gettler presents Siemens case expands posted at Sox First, saying, "The Siemens bribery scandal gets wider and wider. Now we have reports that the bribe money was distributed through a German company owned by three banks. Needless to say, the banks have all since professed ignorance."
Alvaro Fernandez presents Why Smart Brains Make Stupid Decisions posted at SharpBrains: Your Window into the Brain Fitness Revolution, saying, "We just secured an interview with Ori Brafman, co-author of Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior (Doubleday Business, 2008), to discuss our Dark Side (well, he calls it "different hidden forces" and "psychological undercurrents")."
debergerac78 presents Did Investment Banks Deliberately Sell Faulty Loans? posted at The Business Ethics Blog, saying, "Reports from the NPR show that America may be paying the price for the bad lending practices of its investment banks."
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