Aug 05, 2006 — In this year's final Adirondack Roundtable sponsored by the Lake Placid Institute, we hear John C. Bogle, founder and former chief executive of The Vanguard Group, Inc., one of the two largest mutual fund organizations in the world. In his latest book, The Battle for the Soul of Capitalism, he looks at the inequalities and inefficiencies that result from the shift from "owner capitalism," with its emphasis on the production of tangible assets, toward "manager capitalism," where the interests of investment managers collide with the interests of business owners and shareholders. Mr Bogle is introduced by Marilyn Heimerdinger. Go to full article
Jul 08, 2006 — Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times financial editor and columnist Gretchen Morgenson talks about the ongoing corporate scandals and the questionable executive, accounting and board behaviors that threaten the integrity of US financial markets. This is the first of a series of Adirondack Roundtable talks sponsored by the Lake Placid Institue that NCPR will record. Go to full article
Mar 18, 2004 — The amount of money invested in so-called socially responsible mutual funds continues to grow. But as the Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Bill Poorman reports, they're still a small part of the big picture. Go to full article
Jan 24, 2003 — Governor Pataki says he won't include any ?job-killing? tax increases in his new budget. 200 human service groups have formed a coalition to argue that the spending cuts that Pataki says he'll propose can also reduce jobs in New York. The new coalition says tax surcharges on New Yorkers who can afford to pay are a better answer. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
Dec 04, 2002 — The state faces a huge budget crisis, as state lawmakers remain silent on solutions. Meanwhile, fears are growing that lawmakers will raid two large pots of money to help close the gap. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
May 15, 2002 — Governor Pataki and legislative leaders say they may finally have a state budget in place later this week. They say they're putting the final touches on a budget that will likely contain some new fees, including an extra surcharge on cell phones. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
Mar 07, 2002 — Top economists gave their view of New York and the nation's financial future at a forum designed to help governor Pataki and the legislature make decision about the state budget. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
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