Wall Street Journal
Ex-SEC Attorney Raps WSJ Report on Enforcement Activity
Wall Street Journal article criticizing feds' level of enforcement this year is off-base, the attorney explains.
N.Y. Fed Missed Chances to Catch ‘London Whale’
Regulators had planned to review the proprietary trading activities of JPMorgan's chief investment office as early as 2008.
No ‘Soft Landing’ for China’s Economy, Report Says
The Conference Board says average economic growth of 3.9% annually between 2020 and 2025 will present foreign firms with a huge opportunity.
Banks Charge for Euro Deposits
Corporations and others are paying a 0.2% fee as banks pass on the European Central Bank's negative interest rate on deposits.
Spreadsheet Error Costs Tibco Shareholders $100M
Vista Equity Partners was supposed to pay $4.2 billion to acquire Tibco Software, until someone checked the share count.
Coke Trims Exec Comp Plan Amid Outcry
Shareholder Wintergreen Advisers had argued that the overly generous plan could have diluted shareholders by as much as 16.6%.
Credit Suisse Gets Fed Warning About Leveraged Loans
The bank's underwriting and sale of leveraged loans may not be in compliance with regulatory guidance issued just last year.
Small Businesses Left Out of Lending Spree
The amount of small business loans held on banks' books is stagnating and is still 18% below the peak dollar volume, which occurred in 2008.
Will Alibaba Stock Attract Enough U.S. Investors?
Alibaba may be the most anticipated IPO since Facebook, but underwriters may have to scramble to get institutional investors and mutual funds to buy shares.
Geopolitical Risk a Nonissue for Investors in Israeli Startups
Despite the conflict in Gaza, Israeli companies are raising capital and completing deals, although some employees have been called away on military duty.
You’re About to Get Fired When …
Long-time executives often feel immune to losing their jobs, but that's a serious mistake. Here are some indicators that your job is in jeopardy.