We write about billionaires and their philanthropy almost every day here at IP, and so we’ve been intrigued by Darrell West’s new book, Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust.
Weinberg is a major ally for groups that support low-income and vulnerable populations, including in the housing arena. We look at why the foundation backed a supportive housing project that opened earlier this year.
JP Morgan Chase may have done its part to blow up the U.S. economy a few years back, thanks to irresponsible lending practices, but lately the company and its foundation has been giving big to foster economic growth and improve jobs skills.
Let’s just cut to the chase: is the American dream affordable, and if not, what changes need to be made to this equation to make it affordable?
I’m one of those people who gets nervous when the market hits new highs amidst what looks like a deteriorating economy for the middle class…but I’ll try not to be a Debbie Downer so, “Happy New Record for the Dow Day!”
The plot thickens… Anybody want to hedge their bets about whether the SEC will have any teeth in this situation? By the way, Standard and Poor’s is at an all-time high today.
Feeling bad for anyone who went long on Whole Foods recently…quite a pullback today.