Monthly Archives: April 2017

A Review of the Book “Fed Up”

By | April 28, 2017

To many, the Federal Reserve is a super-secretive organization, unaccountable to the public and endowed with extraordinary power to influence the world economy. To me, it was simply my workplace until last August. And just like any workplace, it has its own distinct rhythms and culture that manifest themselves in a variety of ways. This… Read More »

Wells Fargo Unauthorized Account Openings: A Case Study for Bank Board Directors

By | April 26, 2017

Courtesy of Joseph A. Smith Jr. and Lee Reiners This case study draws primarily – and in some instances quotes verbatim –  from the 113 page report of the Wells Fargo board’s independent investigation of retail banking sales practices.  The case study also relies on the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s report titled:… Read More »