Twenty Years? Why?
In being flexible about his CEO tenure, Jeff Immelt and G.E. are making the right decision...
By Thomas Brown,Posted 04/15/2014
In Praise Of CEO Shareholder Letters
Too often ignored, they're a great way for CEOs to communicate with key constituencies...
By Thomas Brown,Posted 04/14/2014
At Wells Fargo, A Giant Moves On
Dave Hoyt, a superb wholesale banker, is retiring...
By Thomas Brown,Posted 04/09/2014
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The Fed's Strange Takedown of Citigroup
Bank regulation isn't supposed to work this way...
By Thomas Brown,Posted 03/28/2014
The CFPB Needs More Oversight
The agency is missing a chance to carry out its mission the right way...
By Thomas Brown,Posted 03/13/2014
No, The CFPB Doesn't Discriminate Against Its Own Employees . . .
. . . even though the "disparate impact" numbers say that it does. So why use that same bogus measure to rate the banks...
By Thomas Brown,Posted 03/06/2014
Proxy Advisors Are Still Useless
. . . and expensive, and founts of silly advice . . . ...
By Thomas Brown,Posted 02/25/2014
Wall Street Journal: Citigroup Received Mixed Signals On 'Stress Test' 

The Federal Reserve's New York office indicated to CitigroupInc. that the bank would have more time to fix certain "stress test"planning problems before

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Washington Post: Yellen makes careful forecast on economy 

Fed chairman stresses that flexibility is crucial to adjustto possibly changing conditions.

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Bloomberg: High-Speed Traders Said to Be Subpoenaed in N.Y. Probe 

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent subpoenasto six high-frequency trading firms seeking information 

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N.Y. Post: Loeb’s museum board history not a strong case for Sotheby’s 

Billionaire art collector and activist investor Dan Loebmight wish he had left the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles off 

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L.A. Times: Alibaba plans IPO in U.S., not Hong Kong 

The largest tech IPO of the year — and perhaps of all time —isn't coming from Silicon Valley.

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Bloomberg: Senators Urge Ban on Banks’ Physical Commodity Ownership 

U.S. banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) should bebanned from owning commodities businesses because they could threaten 

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L.A. Times: Investment bank Moelis' stock jumps after scaled-down IPO 

Moelis & Co. climbed in its trading debut after raisingless than planned in the first U.S. initial public offering of an investmentbank...

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Bloomberg: JPMorgan Looks to Uber, Seamless to Plot Mobile Future 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) digital chief Gavin Michael,who joined the firm a year ago, has a certain disdain 

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FORTUNE NEEDS TO BRUSH UP ON ITS SCARE-MONGERING
The debt-ceiling debate is over for now, so the point may be moot, but this piece by Fortune writer Cyrus Sanati, “Default would be catastrophic for b...
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FROM THE DEPT. OF JUST-MAILED-IN
I already knew every single fact in this Charlie Gasparino piece on the travails of Jamie Dimon. Gasparino (still!) seems incapable of
Posted 07/25/2013 11:07 AM By Matt Stichnoth More>>
ONE MORE BIG WIN FOR THE NATION'S HOUSING POLICY
More than a third of TARP-subsidized loan modifications have defaulted, reports the program’s inspector general. So: the borrower has bled more cash t...
Posted 07/25/2013 10:59 AM By Matt Stichnoth More>>
WOW. THAT DIDN'T TAKE LONG
Given what was going on with the financial system back then, if you’d told me in 2008 that in five years New York-area housing markets would be settin...
Posted 07/11/2013 2:53 PM By Matt Stichnoth More>>
ON THE OTHER HAND, NOBODY EVER SAID HE WASN'T SMART
Ah, that Goldman magic: “Fabulous Fab” Tourre, lately locking horns with the federal government, is enrolled in
Posted 07/10/2013 1:50 PM By Matt Stichnoth More>>
CALIF. BORROWER ANGLES FOR FORECLOSURE HAT TRICK
It seems like old times ($): “I think now is the perfect time to actually buy a home,” said Donald Crabb, a 50-year-old longshoreman from Fontan...
Posted 04/24/2013 11:15 AM By Matt Stichnoth More>>
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“The bill is so anti-American as to have one think it was being written by
Posted 04/09/2013 3:10 PM By Matt Stichnoth More>>
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