Louis Lowenstein

Louis Lowenstein, the Rifkind Professor Emeritus of Finance and Law at
Columbia University and a former corporate CEO and member of corporate boards,
is the author of What's Wrong with Wall Street.

Recent Articles

Uncooking the Books

Financial accounting has one quite simple goal: to
give investors and other
outsiders an honest report on a company's performance and management's
stewardship. Accurate accounting ("transparency") is something that we Americans
preach to other nations as an essential precondition for successful capitalism.

The Predators' Accomplice: How High Theory Abetted Speculative Excess

The prosecutor builds a case against academic apologists for the casino economy.

You are neither right nor wrong because the crowd disagrees with you. You are right because your data and reasoning are right.

--Benjamin Graham