When It Comes to Lending, Asset Managers Are the New Banks
Skeptics of loans from asset management firms fear what will happen to the burgeoning market during the next credit crisis.
September 12, 2016
The Financial Transaction Tax that Won’t Die
In a year of political surprises, a tax that is anathema to Wall Street could be gaining popular appeal.
August 22, 2016
A Free-spending Hedge Fund Industry Divided
From the largest to the smallest political contributors, hedge fund managers are split pretty evenly along party lines.
July 28, 2016
Daily Agenda: Investors Get That Easy Monetary Policy Feeling
Yen falls on negative-rate expectations; Wall Street bonuses face threat; new emissions revelations; Baden-Württemberg’s Karl Haeling on central-bank policy.
April 22, 2016
Automation Brings a New Era for Currency Traders
Automation and regulation have begun to dramatically reduce the ranks of forex traders, particularly at the banks. One result: volatility.
February 18, 2016
Daily Agenda: Clinton and Cruz Eke Out Iowa Wins
Caucus victors offer more pragmatic views of finance; unemployment falls in the euro zone; China National nears Syngenta deal; BP earnings collapse; Google edges out Apple.
February 2, 2016
Will Lower Interest Rate Volatility Last?
Batten down the hatches; it looks as if interest rate volatility is on the horizon.
January 7, 2016
Ben Bernanke Defends Fed Action to Fight Financial Crisis
The former Federal Reserve chairman thinks the U.S. government should have targeted individuals for their roles in the disaster.
Robert Stowe England
November 2, 2015
Daily Agenda: Markets Still Not Convinced of Imminent Fed Hike
Despite Fed Chair Yellen’s comments, futures markets doubt pace of tightening; Alcoa announces a split; separatist parties score victory in Catalonia.
September 28, 2015
For Banks, Being Big Has Its Benefits
Critics calling for a breakup of the largest U.S. banks need to be reminded of the economies of scale and efficiency that come from being big.
August 22, 2015