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Professor Andrew Verstein tells CNN Money the global currency system is of ‘stupefying magnitude’

Yet another dark cloud is looming over global banks as officials examine their behavior in the massive foreign exchange market, threatening to deal a new blow to earnings and reputations. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall comments on private exchanges regarding healthcare in Winston-Salem Journal

Persistent glitches with signing up for the federal health exchange has the top executive of North Carolina’s insurance outlet for people with pre-existing conditions advising customers to pursue offline assistance.

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Assistant Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein writes about untangling the Libor and Forex scandals in the Huffington Post blog

Regulators in the United States, Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and elsewhere are investigating potential manipulation of the market for foreign currency, sometimes called FX or foreign exchange. It is natural to compare these reports to the manipulation of Libor, the London Interbank Offered Rate. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall talks about health care exchanges and the Affordable Care Act on Carolina Business Review

Professor Mark Hall talked about the Health Care Exchanges and The Affordable Care Act on the Carolina Business Review show aired by North Carolina and South Carolina PBS stations on Friday, Oct. 25.

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Professor Mark Hall comments on BB&T entering private exchange sector

Employers and workers are gaining – gradually – more options for health insurance coverage through a relatively new concept called private exchanges.

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Professor Andrew Verstein discuses definition of Libor and its importance in Huffington Post blog

Last week, a fifth financial institution acceded to allegations of rigging the Libor rate, reminding us that major financial scandals ain’t over till they’re over. Rabobank’s $1.1 billion dollar settlement can serve as an opportunity to take stock again of what the Libor manipulation represents and where it stands.

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Dean Blake D. Morant

Dean Blake D. Morant nominated as president-elect for American Association of Law Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wake Forest Law Dean Blake D. Morant has been nominated as president-elect of the American Association of Law Schools by the Executive Committee.  Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall discusses tax credit under Affordable Care Act in Winston-Salem Journal

About 684,000 North Carolinanians would qualify for a tax credit in 2014 if they acquire health insurance through the federal exchange that launched Oct. 1, according to a report from a nonprofit agency focused on health care issues.

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Professor Gregory Parks co-authors piece on NYU Press Blog about GOP playing the race card (again)

At a recent Tea Party meeting in Hood County, Texas, Rafael Cruz, the father of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), made bold statements reeking of white supremacy and Christian nativism, suggesting that the U.S. is a “Christian nation,” in which the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were a “divine revelation from God […] yet our president has the gall to tell us that this is not a Christian nation […] The United States of America was formed to honor the word of God.” And just months prior to that event, in speaking to the North Tea Party on behalf of his son Ted (who was then running for Senate), Rafael urged the crowd to send Obama “back to Kenya.” Continue reading »

Visiting Professor Eugene Mazo discusses lawsuits over N.C. voting law in News & Record

GREENSBORO — As the fall campaigns wind down, a battle is just beginning to brew over the state’s voting rules.

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