Monthly Archives: September 2016

Jay Fishman, former CEO of Travelers, RIP

Mr. Fishman passed away — Lou Gehrig’s disease.  Mr. Fishman eschewed mortgage-backed securities as an investment vehicle for Travelers. His quote, “You just weren’t being paid enough to take that risk.” Travelers escaped the crunch as well as the AIG … Continue reading

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“I am running a business. I am a for-profit business.”

Heather Bresch, CEO of Mylan pharmaceutical (sellers of the price-increased EpiPen ($600)), and daughter of West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin.  Ms. Bresch is featured in a case study in Marianne M. Jennings. “Business Ethics: Case Studies and Readings” (Cengage 2014).  … Continue reading

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