Lack of criminal prosecutions for bankers, hedge funds managers and other moguls has altered the calculus -- huge fines are now a cost of doing business.
If a significant minority of Bitcoin users are on the wrong side of the law, governments will move quickly to curtail its use.
Uncle Sam may not be a fan of cross- border takeovers that allow U.S. acquirers to avoid high corporate tax rates. Investors, however, are cheering.
Talk about home field advantage. As Cisco Systems' $2.7 billion acquisition of Maryland-based Sourcefire shows, it pays to be located on American soil, especially when it comes to buying a U.S. security company.
A better credit rating than U.S. Treasuries will help propel demand for Islamic Development Bank’s first dollar-bond sale in nine months as Persian Gulf investors clamor for the AAA sukuk.