63May 9, 2006
Critique of the Mutual Fund Industry
Mr. Bogle, a founder of the Vanguard Group, criticized the structure of the mutual fund industry, saying that insufficient emphasis is placed on the interests of the owners of the funds with ...
178Mar 14, 2002
Enron Bankruptcy and the Accounting Industry
Officers of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and economic experts talked about the effect of the Enron bankruptcy on both large and small accounting companies. They also ...
41Sep 8, 1999
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Representative Richard Baker talked about federal regulation of government supported enterprises and about implementing new stress tests to guarantee sufficient capital resources for these ...
22Sep 8, 1999
GSE's and Public Policy
Participants talked about government sponsored enterprise. In particular they focused on stock practices of these companies and hidden subsidies forced on taxpayers. They stated that some ...
5Sep 8, 1999
Looking to the Future
Using charts created from company financial records, Mr. Wallison and Mr. Ely talked about how government-sponsored housing enterprises used government subsidies for risky investments to ...
32Sep 8, 1999
Regulating Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Financial experts and consumer advocates talked about effective means of government regulation of the housing loan industry. Among the issues they addressed were the power that ...