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  • Lawrence McCarthy, Who Saw Swaps Danger at Lehman, Dies at 49

    Lawrence McCarthy, a senior managing director at Cantor Fitzgerald LP who, as an executive at Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., was said to have predicted that credit- default-swap traders were “working on bringing down the whole world,” has died. He was 49.

  • Author Greg Zuckerman on U.S. `Energy Revolution' (Audio)

    Gregory Zuckerman discusses his book "The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters." Zuckerman talked with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox and Carol Massar on Bloomberg Radio's "Taking Stock" on November 5th.

  • Twitter, Frackers, Apple Inside Tales Revealed: Books

    An inside look at Twitter and advice from Facebook’s Randi Zuckerberg will both hit the bookstores this month. Here are some November highlights:

  • The Inside Story of Diageo's Stunning Carbon Achievement

    This is the exclusive, short story of how Diageo North America, with creativity and guts, both in operations and in the senior ranks, achieved the holy grail of carbon emissions reductions. They did it without using carbon offsets — and about 38 years earlier than they had to. Here's what scientists are telling us: the world must cut carbon emissions by at least 80 percent from 1990 levels...

  • Lehman Trader Bares ‘Dark Secret,’ Hits the Road, Mimics Munger

    Lawrence G. McDonald , the bond trader who wrote the inside story on Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., twists his face into a curmudgeonly grimace to imitate Charles Munger of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

  • Dodd-Frank Shows How Congress Can Overcome Deadlock

    Congress is leaving town, a cause for celebration across the land. Except that the lawmakers are going away only for the Independence Day recess; they’ll be back.

  • Galleon, JPMorgan, Commerzbank, UBS in Court News

    The insider-trading trial of Galleon Group LLC co-founder Raj Rajaratnam next month is the culmination of U.S. investigations dating back 12 years that involved blind alleys, anonymous tips, wiretaps and a trip into the Tamil Tiger underworld before prosecutors got their man, Bloomberg News’ Patricia Hurtado reports.

  • Agent ‘Shag’ Among Secrets Spilled in Spy Chief’s Diary

    The inside story on the discovery of the “Cambridge Five” spy ring, radio-controlled carrier pigeons and a double-agent codenamed “Shag” are among secrets disclosed in the newly released diaries of a Cold War British spymaster.

  • Galleon Probers Trailed Rajaratnam Through Tips, Tamils and Taps

    The insider-trading trial of Galleon Group LLC co-founder Raj Rajaratnam next month is the culmination of U.S. investigations dating back 12 years that involved blind alleys, anonymous tips, wiretaps and a trip into the Tamil Tiger underworld before prosecutors got their man.

  • Torture Bred Lies on Iraq, Delayed Killing Bin Laden: Interview

    Ali Soufan spent his years at the FBI (1997-2005) tracking down terrorists and thwarting plots.

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