EVERYBODY'S BUSINESS; Enron, the Supreme Court and Shareholders on the Brink

By BEN STEIN of the New York Times
2007 The New York Times

April 29, 2007

LONG ago and far away, when I was a little tyke studying economics under the tutelage of C. Lowell Harriss at Columbia, and finance under Jan Ginter Deutsch and Henry Wallich at Yale, we were taught that the stockholder was the ultimate owner of a public company, the ultimate boss, the ultimate trustor to whom the highest standards of fiduciary duty were owed.

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