Global Perspectives
  • Business  

    Wells Fargo Fined 1 Billion Dollars for Unethical Practices

    We have reported on the "Big Banks" repeatedly -- CitiBank, Wells Fargo -- as again and again we see them in trouble with regulators for inappropriate business dealings. This time, Wells Fargo has been hit with, and agreed to pay, to a billion dollar fine.

    It is a record fine that is jointly enforced by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).  They were addressing illegal practices on how they handled "car insurance" and mortgage lending. 

    And that isn't all. The bank must pay its customers back for all of the costs and additional fees the bank charged them inappropriately. 

    As is pretty typical, Wells Fargo required a written settlement that said they did not admit any wrongdoing. They have been fined, and agreed to pay 1 billion dollars, but don't admit doing anything wrong.  …


  • Apr 20, 2018 | Business  

    Ann Bromberg's world view of making movies, and how music means business for film!

    Ann Bromberg tells of some of her film projects on BigSkyVoices. She speaks about her new "inside" story of Peggy Seeger, the sister of Pete Seeger, and that famous song: THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOU FACE, a song which becomes important to this new movie she is making...


  • Apr 5, 2018 | Business  


    Demand for affordable housing is stronger than ever. Publisher's note: We at Boothe Global Perspectives have noted that the housing market in some areas has shown increased activity, with demand for higher-value homes rising along with tepid demand for middle-level homes, but properties at the lowest end of the spectrum seemed to be attracting good demand. Now we see that affordable housing is booming...


  • Mar 19, 2018 | Business  


    TRENDS IN HEALTH CARE FROM SOMEONE ON THE INSIDE! Johonniuss Chemweno is the CEO and founder of Inverse Medical, LLC, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He has devoted his life to different facets of the health care industry and now owns Inverse Medical, a supplier of equipment, products, training, and consulting in the health care field for patients throughout New Mexico...


  • Feb 8, 2018 | Business  

    House Prices CONTINUE TO RISE So Far in 2018

    Note from the publisher: Our thanks and credit to Scott Morgan, we saw this article he wrote on the internet in dsnewsdaily. This report is consistent with our which noted that home sales and prices in 1. Albuquerque, New Mexico 2. Fort Worth, Texas 3. Dallas, Houston, Austin, Texas 4. El Paso, Texas 5. Chicago, Illinois (suburban areas) 6...


  • Dec 10, 2017 | Business  

    Tiny Houses, Prices Not So Tiny Anymore

    Tiny House Trends: Price ranges may surprise you. (Sources include personal interviews with tiny home developers, valuation industry sources, Wikipedia,, and internet industry pricing quotes) In the United States, the average size of new, single-family homes grew from 1,780 square feet (165 m2) in 1978 to 2,479 square feet (230...


  • Nov 2, 2017 | Business  


    STABILITY IS CRITICAL FOR THE USA (An Economic Look at Impacts of Turmoil) BY: Ben B. Boothe, Sr. (President ) ECONOMIC STABILITY Economic stability is something that brings confidence and which defines credit ratings, interest rates and the willingness of other nations to invest in our bonds and our nation...


  • Oct 17, 2017 | Business  

    Trump Plans to Build More Prisons because of Thousands of Arrests in the USA

    The Headline of USA TODAY SAYS IT ALL Ben Boothe and Associates is one of the more experienced prison appraisers in the USA. “We have appraised prisons from coast to coast and typically can complete a prison appraisal in 12 to 20 days,” Boothe says. The company also provides environmental reports , Phase I and NEPA studies to allow prisons to comply with Federal Law ...


  • Oct 12, 2017 | Business  

    Liesette Paisner Bailey, Director of Santa Fe Independent Film Festival, Great Event!

    The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival is located in a perfect place, a part of the building that houses the classic Jon Chocteau theater next door. If that is not enough, you must walk in and feel the energy. We were there to interview Liesette Paisner Bailey, the director of the Independent Film Festival...


  • Oct 11, 2017 | Business  

    Jon Hendry Brings New Observations to Big Sky Voices about the Movie Industry

    Jon Hendry helped write the laws and regulations for the movie industry in the State of New Mexico. He is a dynamic man -- intelligent, fearless and energetic. As head of IATSE Local 480, he is a union leader who really believes in creating jobs, fighting for his union members, and protecting people from unfair wages...


  • Sep 28, 2017 | Business  

    Catharine Pilafas: Filmmaker, Actress and Yogi with her "hair on fire"

    Catharine Pilafas recounts a story when, as a child, whe was on stage with her mother in the audience. In the above video, you will see why the phrase "Hair on fire". Cat describes how her purse somehow caught a spark and was afire, as her mother was almost having a heart attack, watching in the audience Cat continued to speak her lines. Amazingly, she put out the fire, she never lost a beat...


0.40092396736145x164 [+]