July 4th, financial independence day – AL.com

Stewart Welch Founder of The Welch Group, which specializes in fee-only investment advice to families throughout the country. Contact welchgroup.com  On July 4, 1776, a small band of colonial leaders declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.  The American Revolution changed the course of world history forever and launched a nation that no other …

NHS privatisation: People with learning disabilities to become a 'commodity' in a profit-fillled healthcare industry … – The Independent

People with learning disabilities have been turned into commodities in a healthcare industry driven by profits and generating millions of pounds a year, a study has claimed. The report by the Centre for Disability Research (CeDR) at Lancaster University found that the Government spent £477m last year on keeping just 2,500 people with learning disabilities …

Ex-Goldman Head of Oil Derivatives Trading Launches Commodities Hedge Fund – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Two veteran oil traders are launching a commodities hedge fund, while crude prices languish in a bear market. Rose Commodities, founded by Richard Rosenblum, former global head of crude oil and derivatives trading at Goldman Sachs, and Arthur Colarossi, who managed options trading at BBL Commodities, is set to launch next month with more than …