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21 hrs ago | My Rye

Rye's John Thain Once Again Too Big To Fail

Finance exec John Thain, whose sprawing estate in Rye spills into two neighboring towns , learned one very important lesson during the 2008 financial crisis: make sure you are Too Big to Fail .


Related Topix: CIT Group, Financial Services, Investment Services

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Former Goldman Options Trader Moonlights as Argentina Taxi King

After 23 years trading stock options at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Merrill Lynch & Co.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services

The Wave

Carl M. Cannon: European courts invent right to be forgotten

The Court of Justice, a Luxembourg-based tentacle of the European Union, decreed recently that human beings have a solemn right to make mistakes without being pestered about them for the rest of their lives.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Foreclosures, Financial Services, Investment Services, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014


How Wealthy Executives Still Remain Untouched by the Great Recession...

On the same day as the four-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank bill - signed into law to make U.S. banks more stable and better capitalized - it was announced that CIT Group had purchased OneWest Bank for $3.4 billion.


Related Topix: CIT Group, Financial Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Investment Services

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Australia stocks slip as port strike looms, gold falls

Australian stocks traded lower in early Friday moves, with miners weighing on the broader market due to a drop in gold prices and a possible strike at the key iron-ore terminals at Port Hedland.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Financial Services, Investment Services

Business News

Ex-Merrill Lynch chief cleared in trial over Madoff fraud

Former Merrill Lynch brokerage chief John "Launny" Steffens and his investment firm Spring Mountain Capital were cleared by a jury in a trial over a customer's losses in Bernard Madoff 's $17.5bn fraud.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Gold: If The Worst Is Over, What's Next?

A number of top bank economists have turned bullish on gold in the past few months.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Financial Markets


UPDATE 1-CIT to buy OneWest Bank to boost middle-market lending business

U.S. small-business lender CIT Group Inc said it would buy regional lender OneWest Bank NA for $3.4 billion in cash and stock, its second deal in two months to boost its middle-market lending operations.


Related Topix: CIT Group, Financial Services, Investment Services, Banking, Bank of America, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

El dividendo es pagad... )--Le conseil d'administration de Schlumberger Limited a dA©clarA© aujourd'hui un dividende trimestriel de 0,40 USD par action ordinaire en circulation.


Related Topix: August, CA, Gentiva Health Services, Kindred Healthcare, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare, Financial Services, Investment Services, Schlumberger, Energy, Oil & Gas


Former Qualcomm executive pleads guilty to insider trading

A former president of Qualcomm Inc's global business operations pleaded guilty on Monday to insider trading in shares of the mobile phone chipmaker and a company it bought in 2011, as well as to a related money laundering charge.


Related Topix: Qualcomm, Jing Wong, US News, Financial Services, Investment Services

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Ex-Jefferies Bond Trader Anticipates Junk Swoon: Canada Credit

Fiera Quantum, one of the winners of the meltdown in Canada's asset-backed commercial paper market, is looking for its next trade idea in junk bonds.


Related Topix: Investment Banking, Financial Services, Jefferies Group, Investment Services, Financial Markets, Business News

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Top leveraged finance banker David Ross leaves BAML

Bank of America Merrill Lynch's co-head of leveraged finance for EMEA has left the US bank after five years.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Credit Suisse Asset Mnagement Income Fund

Thu Jul 17, 2014

PE Hub

Macquarie Capital adds two to team

Macquarie Capital , the corporate advisory and capital markets arm of Macquarie Group , has hired David McShane as a senior managing director and US head of equity capital markets.


Related Topix: US Energy Systems, Energy, Financial Services, Investment Services

The New Zealand Herald

Big data to rescue Britain's corner pubs

After years of declines, sales at British pubs open at least a year have grown for 14 consecutive months.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Financial Services, Investment Services, Beer, Drink


Exclusive: SEC targets 10 firms in high frequency trading probe - SEC document

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been seeking information on 10 registered broker dealers as part of an ongoing investigation into high-frequency trading strategies, according to an internal SEC document reviewed by Reuters.


Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Reuters, Investment Services

Financial Planning

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Assets Top $2 Trillion

Why Clients Need Help With Family Governance Many clients don't know this area of expertise exists, but they know they need help with it, says Paul Pagnato, whose Pagnato-Karp Group works with UHNW families.


Related Topix: Investment Banking, Financial Services, Morgan Stanley, SourceMedia, Investment Services

Hispanic Business

Eros International Plc Announces Closing of Follow-on Equity Offering

The offering consisted of 7,000,000 A ordinary shares offered by Eros and certain existing shareholders, which consisted of 6,675,000 shares offered by Eros and 325,000 shares offered by the selling shareholders.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Financial Services, Investment Services

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

BofA Q2 Weighed Down By Litigation As DOJ Deal Looms

The Charlotte, N.C.-based lender earned 19 cents a share, down 41% from a year earlier.


Related Topix: Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Bank of America, Financial Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Investment Services


UPDATE 1-Schwab's earnings beat expectations; client assets jump

Once known as a pioneering discount broker for self-directed investors, the San Francisco-based company now emphasizes its full-service and advisory capabilities for investors offered through branches and independent investment advisers.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services

Tue Jul 15, 2014


MOVES-Merrill Lynch, UBS, Metlife

The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Insurance, MetLife, Financial Services, Investment Services, Stanley, Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley European Fund, Morgan Stanley


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