Monthly Archives: April 2014

New Home Sales Sank; Mortgage Demand Hit a 14 Year Low

Financial News for the Week Ending April 26th US stocks ended the week flat on mixed corporate earnings. The S&P 500 dropped 0.1% and the Dow fell 0.3%. Internationally, Europe was up 0.3%, while Japan was down 0.6%. Gold rebounded … Continue reading

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​Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire | Nonprofit Fraud Blog

Reposted from the This Week in Nonprofit Fraud Blog – April 21, 2014 ​Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire Page Content Photo courtesy of Michael Krewson April 14, 2014: Richard Bontrager, the former treasurer of Mayetta Rural Fire District No. 1, … Continue reading

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Like Taking Candy from a Baby | Nonprofit Fraud Blog

Reposted from the This Week in Nonprofit Fraud Blog – April 14, 2014 Giving Up Fraud for Passover Page Content Photo courtesy of Congregation Beth El April 7, 2014: Eric Levine pled guilty to stealing $395,000 from Congregation Beth El … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo Posted Increase; JP Morgan Earnings Fall

Financial News for the Week Ending April 12th US stocks suffered their worst week as technology stocks sold off. The S&P 500 dropped 2.6% and the Dow fell 2.4% over the week. The tech heavy NASDAQ plummeted 3.1% for the … Continue reading

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The House Always Wins | Nonprofit Fraud Blog

Reposted from the This Week in Nonprofit Fraud Blog – April 7, 2014 ​The House Always Wins Photo courtesy of Legal US Pokersites April 4, 2014: Kris Gentz, the Director of Security for the Plano (Texas) Independent School District (ISD), … Continue reading

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March Jobs Report Shows Steady Progress; Unemployment Rate Unchanged

Financial News for the Week Ending April 5th US stocks gained over the week reaching record highs before sinking on Friday as investors moved out of growth stocks. The S&P 500 rose 0.4% and the Dow gained 0.5% for the … Continue reading

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Sparkling In Prison | Nonprofit Fraud Blog

Reposted from the This Week in Nonprofit Fraud Blog – March 31, 2014 Lord and Lady on the Run Page Content ​Photo courtesy of The Daily Mail March 29, 2014: Minnesota authorities continue to search for “Lord and Lady” Chisholm, … Continue reading

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