Monthly Archives: September 2014

US Treasury Took Action; Stem Tide of Recent Inversion Deals

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through September 27th US stocks ended a volatile week down over geopolitical concerns, uncertainty over the Fed’s next move, and economic concerns in Europe and China. The S&P 500 sank 1.4% while the Dow … Continue reading

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Taking Advantage of a Disaster | Nonprofit Fraud Blog

Reposted from the This Week in Nonprofit Fraud Blog – September 22, 2014 Cancer Patients for Profit Photo courtesy of Linda Bartlett, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike September 17, 2014: Dr. Farid Fata, an oncologist operating out of Detroit, … Continue reading

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Fed Reaffirming Easy Money Stance

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through September 20th US Stocks rose over the week driven by the Fed reaffirming its easy money stance. The S&P 500 rose 1.3% and the Dow gained 1.7% for the week. Abroad, Japan was … Continue reading

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US Dollar on Best Winning Streak in 17 Years

Financial News for the Week Ending September 13th US stocks streak of consecutive weekly gains ended at five as investors weighed the prospect of interest rate increases from the Fed sooner than previously expected. The S&P 500 dropped 1.1% and … Continue reading

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Justice Upheld | Nonprofit Fraud Blog

Reposted from the This Week in Nonprofit Fraud Blog – September 8, 2014 From the Hand that Feeds Photo courtesy of greenrenters.org September 4, 2014: Stan Curtis, a philanthropist who was recognized by Bill Clinton with the President’s Volunteer Action … Continue reading

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Fraud from Home | Nonprofit Fraud Blog

Reposted from the This Week in Nonprofit Fraud Blog – September 1, 2014 A Pillar of the Community Photo courtesy of Michael G. White, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike August 29, 2014: Gene Lee, who pleaded guilty earlier this … Continue reading

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August Saw the Year’s Slowest Hiring Rate

Financial News for the Week Ending September 6th US Stocks rose slightly over the week on generally positive economic news and additional stimulus measures announced by the ECB, but set new record highs yet again. The S&P 500 and Dow … Continue reading

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