How Trump Patron Robert Mercer Brilliantly Shifts Assets From The Main Street Economy, Beer Sales, Into What Bloomberg Calls “The Blackest Box in Finance.” Is Mercer indeed, like Trump, under severe financial stress?

Disclosure:  This post is both broad and detailed so that interested analysts and journalists can gather key facts and form their own opinion.   Reviewing incredible schemes such as this orchestrated by Robert Mercer and Jim Simons often attract teams of analysts and reporters.  This post is original fact checked independent research available free on … Continue reading How Trump Patron Robert Mercer Brilliantly Shifts Assets From The Main Street Economy, Beer Sales, Into What Bloomberg Calls “The Blackest Box in Finance.” Is Mercer indeed, like Trump, under severe financial stress?

Regeneron’s Eylea: Pulling Open the Curtain on Drug Costs

Doris is 85 and suffers from moisture build up in her eye, what some call wet eye.   She is on Medicare and gets treated with Eylea, a Regeneron product, every 4-5 weeks.  Each treatment costing $6,200.   That is more than $70,000 per year even though Doris never made more than $40,000 while working. … Continue reading Regeneron’s Eylea: Pulling Open the Curtain on Drug Costs

Private Equity and Hedge Funds Employ Enron’s Tricks to Manipulate Health Care Grid

Disclosure and Media Development Background:  Parish & Company maintains no speculative investments in the health care companies discussed and does not collaborate with any private equity or hedge funds.  It's goal is to identify high quality health care opportunities suitable for long term oriented investment. This effort includes providing high quality news material to leading … Continue reading Private Equity and Hedge Funds Employ Enron’s Tricks to Manipulate Health Care Grid

Bloomberg – How an Exclusive Hedge Fund Turbocharged Its Retirement Plan

By Richard Rubin and Margaret Collins - June 16, 2015 It’s one of the sweetest employee perks in the hedge-fund world: a chance to invest in Medallion, the wildly profitable fund created by market legend James Simons. Now, with deft legal maneuvers and a blessing from Washington, the firm Simons started is giving its employees … Continue reading Bloomberg – How an Exclusive Hedge Fund Turbocharged Its Retirement Plan

Creating Large IRA Balances by Manipulating Stock Values, Example YELP, Par Value .000001

In 2012 I reviewed Mitt Romney's IRA for Mark Maremont of the Wall St. Journal, explaining the mechanics regarding how he amassed $100 million in this tax deferred account.  This and related follow up stories in other publications after Maremont broke the story prompted the Senate Finance Committee to commission the Government Accounting Office (GAO) … Continue reading Creating Large IRA Balances by Manipulating Stock Values, Example YELP, Par Value .000001

Bloomberg – How to Join 9,000 U.S. Taxpayers With Romney-Sized IRAs

By Margaret Collins and Richard Rubin - September 17, 2014 If it seems impossible to amass a fortune in an IRA during your lifetime, think again. The Government Accountability Office reported yesterday that about 9,000 U.S. taxpayers have each accumulated at least $5 million in individual retirement accounts. While the GAO didn’t say how they managed to … Continue reading Bloomberg – How to Join 9,000 U.S. Taxpayers With Romney-Sized IRAs