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Schwab and customer service

September 26, 2017

Dear Mr. Berko: I’m 83 and a conservative investor. My stockbroker of 21 years retired from his six-man firm, and my $166,000 individual retirement account isn’t big enough for Merrill Lynch or Morgan Stanley. I’m sharp enough to manage ...

Legal People

September 26, 2017

Four partners from four different Warner, Norcross, & Judd LLP offices were named to three top lists for Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine. Local partner Mary Jo Larson was named to the Top 50 Women Super Lawyers list.  Larson practices in Southfield. Additionally, ...

COMMENTARY: Summer internship in Dubai serves as a real eye-opener

September 26, 2017

By Ryan Mardini   The scorching flow of hot air hit me as soon as the airplane’s doors opened. I was in Dubai, a city at the epicenter of global marketing, and a top destination for the world’s highest-ranking conglomerates. I was there to ...

TAKING STOCK: Talking funds

September 26, 2017

Dear Mr. Berko: My wife and I are engineers, and we’re in our late 40s. In June 2015, you recommended a group of single-country exchange-traded funds, and we bought 800 shares of the iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF at $15. It’s now about $31, ...

THE EXPERT WITNESS: Is forensic science an oxymoron?

September 26, 2017

By Michael G. Brock “Three types of culture—the culture of the prosecutor’s office, American popular culture, and the culture created by the modern legal norms of criminal justice—shaped how I saw the rights of the people I prosecuted. ...

THE EXPERT WITNESS: An open letter to Congress

September 26, 2017

By John F. Sase, Ph.D. Gerard J. Senick, General Editor Julie Gale Sase, Copyeditor “Do or do not ... there is no try.” —Master Yoda (from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, directed by George Lucas, Lucasfilm, 1980) The Preface In this ...