Board members at Moody's Investors Service -- a rating agency tasked with informing investors of the riskiness of bonds -- ignored signs that the agency was drinking Wall Street's "Kool-Aid," reports McClatchy.
The New York Times reports that after denying involvement in the deaths of three Afghan women in February, the U.S. military command is admitting that the killings occurred during a nighttime raid -- raising questions about falsehoods and a cover-up.
Former SEC lawyers can easily switch over from working as enforcers to representing clients that are pushing back against enforcement, according to The Wall Street Journal.
National Journal is out with K Street's salary numbers: Lobbyists for trade associations had the fattest paychecks in recent years, with the highest earner taking home more than $6 million.
Freezing Iranian assets -- part of existing U.S. sanctions against Iran -- has affected only a small sum of money. The Wall Street Journal reports that the amount currently frozen -- less than $43 million -- is a quarter of what Iran earns in oil revenue each day.
In a bust economy, the work of helping companies save money by contesting worker unemployment claims has itself turned into a boom business, according to The New York Times.
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