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College Donations Rebound to 2006 Levels

Colleges Donations Rebound to 2006 LevelsAfter falling off during the recession, donations to institutions of higher learning in 2010 recovered to the level they reached in 2006, but after adjusting for inflation, giving was still 8% lower than in that year, according to the Voluntary Support of Education survey.

Corporate Charlatans: Seven Signs Your CEO Could Be Lying

How can you tell if a CEO is lying? Stanford researchers have sifted through thousands of corporate conference-call transcripts to come up with some telltale signs that chief executives may be exaggerating their companies' prospects.

Stanford gets public defender

Someone needs to remind R. Allen Stanford that he isn't rich any more. Getting ready to stand trial for a variety of hefty charges, he wanted a...

Stanford may have been drug informant

British newspapers and the BBC are reporting that Allen Stanford may have avoided scrutiny of his bank in Antigua because he was a drug informant for...

Ponzi victim losses tax deductible

The Internal Revenue Service issued guidance this week on losses sustained by investors involved in Ponzi schemes like the ones allegedly run by...