The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

June 23, 2005

Issues in the News

 

1. FINANCE

The Securities and Exchange Commission gets taken to task by a federal appeals court for improperly implementing rules on mutual fund management, with the court citing a 1990 CEI lawsuit.

From CEI: Journalism Fellow John Berlau on lessons the SEC can learn from online businesses.

 

2. HEALTH & SAFETY

National Review Online interviews filmmaker Soso Whaley on her 30-day McDonald’s diet and subsequent weight loss, the subject of her film “Me & Mickey D.”  

From CEI: A trailer for Soso Whaley’s film is available on CEI’s website.

 

3. ENERGY

The Senate rejects the McCain-Lieberman global warming amendment to the energy bill currently under consideration.

From CEI: Director of Global Warming Policy Myron Ebell on the wisdom of the Senators who voted it down and Senior Fellow Iain Murray on the continuing special interest jockeying over the energy bill.