The Slaughtering of Merrill Lynch’s Bulls

The media did investors a great disservice not picking up CNBC’s Scott Cohn story about the $24.5 million Merrill Lynch was forced to pay former New Hampshire governor Craig Benson for allegedly unauthorized trading in his account. The settlement serves as yet another painful reminder how badly Bank of America sullied what was once one of America’s greatest brands.

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Dana Nessel’s Christmas Offensive

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel doesn’t speak for all Jews in taking offence to being wished a Merry Christmas. Nessel’s histrionics distracts from her shameful incompetence and ineffectiveness.

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WHEN LIBERAL ANGELENOS ARE ROBBED

The lawn signs suggest that my west Los Angeles neighborhood is among the most liberal in the nation. Yet no one apologizes for their white privilege when someone steals their Prius catalytic convertor.

Here’s why L.A. is destined to become another San Francisco, where property crime is so out of hand that Walgreens is closing once profitable stores because it no longer can protect its merchandise.

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Trevor Milton’s Wall Street Fools

The rise and fall (and possible rise again) of Nikola Corp., an aspiring electric truck company with imaginary products and virtually no revenues, exemplifies the “Greater Fool Theory” and explains why knowledgeable market insiders like CNBC’s Jim Cramer dismiss retail investors as “dumb money.”

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Ron Wynn and The Power of Handwritten Notes

Digital marketing is all the rage, but Ron Wynn became one of America’s top real estate brokers relying on an instrument that was pioneered in the Stone Age.

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