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Ridiculous, Unsustainable Bubbles, and The Uptick Rule

| December 9, 2008

The Wall Street Journal today has the kind of article that always makes me a little crazy. Charles R. Schwab argues that it’s short sellers who’re responsible for falling prices, and something called the “uptick rule” is needed to make them go away, so that stocks can go up again. I think he’s wrong on […]

Do you need a lawyer to get out of jail?

| December 9, 2008

No. Many people will qualify for a personal bond without a lawyer.  Others will need a bail bondsman, whether they hire a lawyer or not. It’s the broad middle ground that benefits from a lawyer the most. The cases where people benefit from having a lawyer include the times when there’s a problem with the […]