Bernard Berenson

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  • Ponzi Scheme: Bernie Madoff Scandal

    Ponzi Scheme; the act of taking money from one person as an investment, then taking money from another, only to give a portion of the second persons money to the first investor as a supposed return on their previous investments. The notorious Bernie Madoff used this simple concept to essentially steal billions of dollars from people all around the world. In 1960 Madoff founded the investment firm Bernie L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, and he sat as chairman of the company for the entirety…

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  • Essay On Tay Sachs Disease

    Warren Tay (1843-1927) he was a british ophthalmologist who in 1881 described a patient with a cherry-red spot on the eye. The first name of the disease was the first man who discovered it then another man discovered it in New York, his name was Bernard Sachs, he was a neurologist whose work several years and later provided the first description of the cellular changes on Tay-Sachs disease. The disease was named after the two men who discovered this…

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  • Sin Rostro: A Short Story

    A tall lone figure was at an unknown location in New York. The mysterious individual was dressed in a thick coat that was as black as the night sky. Sitting at his grand desk, he started to plan his revenge. This evil villain’s name was Sin Rostro.Also in New York lived an honourable hero. He was named NINDROID 27. He had humongous muscles and was the local hero of the people in the ‘Big Apple’. Fighting villains was his life. NINDROID 27 could lift 50 cars with ease and could fly speedily in…

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  • Ideological Origins Of The American Revolution

    Research on communication during the Revolution must include Bernard Bailyn’s work, The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution, (1967). Bailyn’s study looked to peel back the myths and legends about the origins of the Revolution, to get to the real heart of the matter by looking at what was on the minds of…

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  • Analysis Of Alfred Hitchcock, North By Northwest, And Psycho

    Alfred Hitchcock was a film director from England who moved the United States in 1939. He was famously known as the “Master of Suspense”. Hitchcock’s golden years of his cinema career were from the 1950’s to the 1960’s. During this time, he made various famous films, such as Vertigo, North by the Northwest, and Psycho. When we compare these films it’s hard to find something they might have in common. Each film has different lighting effects, colors, and types of shots. Hitchcock utilizes mise en…

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  • The Greatest Moment Of Time Analysis

    On July 16, 1969, an unforgettable and historical event occurred. This was a time of significance and overwhelming achievement for mankind. Neil Armstrong was the first man to step foot on the moon, along with the help of his colleague Edwin Aldrin. Both of these men are widely recognized for their brave and courageous act. With all the complications and challenges they might’ve gone through, people supported them every step of the way thanks to Times of London for publishing an article…

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  • Analysis Of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi Scheme

    statements were all illusions. Bernard Madoff was actually running a Ponzi scheme, using money from some of his investors to make payouts to others. During the stock market meltdown of 2008 and client desires to retract their investments, Madoff exposed his now failed scheme and confessed to his sons who alerted authorities. He was arrested and sentenced to serve 150 years in prison (Ferrell, Fraedrich, & Farrell, 2015). Many of the investors that had trusted Bernard Madoff were now broke and…

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  • Ethical Issues Involved In Bernard Madoff's Case

    The fraud that Bernard Madoff committed was discovered in December 2009, which was based upon a Ponzi scheme. He did so by taking money from new investors to pay earnings to old customers. The higher the number of his clients who wanted to withdraw of retire their investment, the more revenue he would need. Ponzi scheme is named after Charles Ponzi whose crime was discovered in July of 1920 by the Boston Post. Madoff started in the investment business legally by buying and selling stocks that…

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  • Citizen Kane Mirror Scene Analysis

    Citizen Kane was made in 1941 directed by Orson Welles, it is one of the best films of all time, created by one of the best film directors and cinematographers of all time. The movie contained several sequences and famous scenes that make this film a remarkable masterpiece. Mostly imply wonderful sound, lighting and shadowing, and camera angles. As a result of the actors performances play a big role of making this film very memorable. Therefore, I will personally explain why I enjoyed…

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  • Ponzi Pyramid Scheme Case Study

    QUESTION 2 Start the question by defining a Ponzi and a Pyramid scheme; A Ponzi Scheme: "A con artist offers obligations that promise very high returns at seemingly very low risk from a business that does in fact exist or a secret idea that does not work out. The con artist helps himself to the investors' money, and pays a promised high returns to earlier investors from the money handed over by these and later investors. The scheme ends when there is no more money from the new investors"(Frankel…

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