The S&P 500’s Dubious Anniversary: Ritholtz
The S&P 500 index looked very different 27 years ago than it does today, Barry Ritholtz writes.
Wall Street’s 15 Biggest Spenders on Lobbying in Washington
Wall Street banks, financial services firms and trade associations spent $1.4 billion in the 2013-2014 election cycle, according to Americans for Financial Reform.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q4 Earnings, 2014
Here’s how some of the biggest firms’ earnings compared over the fourth quarter.
The Unsinkable Sallie Krawcheck
Is Krawcheck weighing a robo-advisor offering? She remains tight-lipped on her plans, but tells ThinkAdvisor in a wide-ranging interview, "I'm not done yet!"
New Hire Roundup: PIMCO Names Fels Managing Director, Adds CIO
Meanwhile, New York Life says it will hire 3,600 reps this year.
New Hire Roundup: SEC Names Schneider Associate Regional Director for Pacific Northwest
Meanwhile, Advisor Software announced that Erik Jepson has joined as chief customer officer.
Motif Investing Gets $40M From Chinese Internet Leader Renren
Joe Chen, Renren founder, and Carl Stern, a former Goldman Sachs and Boston Consulting executive, will both join Motif’s board of directors.
Goldman Sachs Profit Declines on Drop in Fixed-Income Trading
The firm posted its lowest annual trading revenues since 2005.
JPMorgan Profits Drop in Q4; Wells Fargo Sees Modest Improvement
One bank is hit by continued legal costs, while the other has loan and deposit growth.
New Hire Roundup: Morningstar Shuffles Leadership
Meanwhile, the SEC has appointed a new equity market structure committee, which includes FINRA CEO Richard Ketchum.