JPMorgan Profit Rises 12% on Gains From Stock, Bond Trading
The bank boosts earnings on asset management 11% to $502 million, as total assets for the unit hit $1.8 trillion.
Algorithms Will Make JPMorgan Less Bad
JPMorgan is using algorithms "to identify rogue employees" to minimize costs and maximize ROE (and bonuses). That happens to coincide with regulatory goals.
New Hire Roundup: Blundell Joins Northern Trust’s International Wealth Advisory Group
Meanwhile, Rick Golod is now chief global strategist at Behringer, and Marie Swift has joined the Wealthminder advisory board.
When Finance Turns Into a Calamity
Historical lessons offer little shield against future crises.
SEC Fines KBR for Rules Stifling Whistleblowers
KBR Inc. violated the whistleblower protection rule by using "improperly restrictive language" in its confidentiality agreements, the SEC says.
CFPB’s Independent Funding Nixed in Senate Budget Plan
GOP senator calls CFPB “a rogue agency,” but consumer groups say independent funding shields it from Wall Street pressure.
New Hire Roundup: Wilmington Trust Adds Managers, NJ Office
Meanwhile, U.S. Bank's Private Client Reserve added a trust relationship manager and a wealth management advisor in Los Angeles.
50-Year-Old Singapore Preps for Future Growth Despite Challenges
The Singaporean government has a strong track record, and investors believe it’s capable of the right kind of planning to remain a leading economy.
New Hire Roundup: Merrill Adds Wealth Management Teams in Florida, New York
Meanwhile, Barclays named Jay O'Neil regional manager for wealth and investment management in Los Angeles.
Cigars, Etc.: Cuban Development on Cuban Terms
Although it is going to take some more time before the U.S. trade and investment embargo is fully lifted, Cuba presents an incredible investment opportunity.