Monthly Archives: September 2017

Decoding The Demand For Cryptocurrency: What Is Driving The Historic Price Surge?

By | September 26, 2017

2017 has been the year of cryptocurrency – with Bitcoin, Ethereum and other popular digital currencies experiencing unprecedented growth.  Bloomberg recently reported that the price increase in Bitcoin and Ethereum (respectively 358 and 4000 percent) has been “staggering” considering “[t]ech stocks rose just over 1000 percent over the entire course of their [late-’90s] bubble.” As… Read More »

Wells Fargo is Broken Beyond Repair

By | September 2, 2017

After the Wells Fargo sales-practices scandal erupted last September, I wrote an article that began: Having spent five years supervising large financial institutions on Wall Street, I am rarely surprised by the latest news of banks behaving badly. But even the most hardened cynics, such as myself, were taken aback by the recent announcement that… Read More »