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Wall Street’s thin white line

By Ben Walsh
July 30, 2013

The ink on SAC’s indictment is barely dry, but Dylan Matthews argues that the entire case should be dropped. In fact, he writes, insider trading should be legalized. Laws against insider trading are “justified as providing an even playing field for small investors” despite the fact that a “playing field doesn’t exist”.

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The fight for Dell

By Ben Walsh
July 18, 2013

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Banks’ problem with success

By Ben Walsh
July 16, 2013

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Being a CEO has never been more valuable

By Ben Walsh
July 2, 2013

There are a number of reasons no one is particularly worried about wage stagnation among CEOs: