Malcolm Gladwell on Preventing Financial Fraud … and Worse

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“There’s always an easy solution to every human problem – neat, plausible and wrong.” H.L. Mencken, in The Divine Afflatus In his latest book, Malcolm Gladwell turns to a theme that matters greatly to financial advisors – preventing financial fraud and abuse. It is part of his broader inquiry into how we can avoid placing our trust in the wrong …

A Blueprint for a Prosperous, Sustainable Future

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“Live long and prosper.” – Mr. Spock (Leonard Nimoy) Does a prosperous global society need access to energy supplies that grow faster than the population? In other words, does energy use per capita need to grow for productivity and wealth to increase? Conventional wisdom says yes, but a new book tackles this question and reaches the surprising and optimistic conclusion …