Psst, Wanna Borrow Some Shares?
Theresa W. Carey
Barron’s, 17 July 2010
Several brokerages recently instituted programs allowing wealthy investors with big positions in hard-to-borrow stocks to lend those shares to short sellers, generating interest income in the process.
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UK’s collusion with Islamists ‘catastrophic’
Richard Norton-Taylor, 05 July 2010
British collusion with radical Islamist forces, including extremists who provided training camps for the leader of the 7/7 London suicide bombers and who are fomenting the insurgency in Afghanistan, has had a catastrophic impact, according to an account of British policy in the Middle East and central Asia.
Writing in the Guardian, Mark Curtis, author of Secret Affairs, says: “The terrorist threat to Britain is partly ‘blowback’, resulting from a web of British covert operations with militant Islamic groups stretching back decades. And while terrorism is upheld as the country’s biggest security challenge, Whitehall’s collusion with radical Islam is continuing.”” Continue reading “Article: UK’s collusion with Islamists ‘catastrophic’”