News Analysis: Has the Crisis Doomed the U.S. to Decline?
Kwasi Kwarteng, a member of the British Parliament, makes the case that the financial crisis and America’s debt problem signal the end of American empire.
Dodd-Frank Imperfect, but ‘We’re Still Better Off’ Because of It: Sheila Bair
Speaking at TD Ameritrade Institutional conference, former FDIC chair gets warm reception from advisors, and urges no change to Dodd-Frank's "too big to fail" changes.
Eurozone Banks Boost Capital by Redefining Risk
Some Eurozone banks are redefining risk in order to meet capital requirements. Many officials and banking experts say the practice is legal but undermines the goal of ensuring the financial institutions are healthy.
50 Top Women in Wealth, the Regulators: Bair, Schapiro, Warren—Slideshow
While all 50 honorees of the 50 Top Women in Wealth for 2011 deserve recognition for their accomplishments and leadership, we are taking some extra time to look at certain members of the list, this year grouped by the major roles they play in wealth management.
New Hire Roundup: At FDIC, Gruenberg Takes Helm From Bair; Bostrom Goes to SNR Denton
Also, this week in new hires, Lennon and Rappa join DC team, Unger to head plan sponsor sales at Russell; Grandeur Peak launched; Penn Mutual advances Flannery.
50 Top Women in Wealth 2011: Extended Profiles Calendar
In-depth looks at the accomplishments and influence of some key members of an already elite group.
Sheila Bair: Unexpected Bank Watchdog—Top Women Extended Profile
While departing in July, Bair's five years of FDIC chairmanship have seen some of the best and worst of times.
Obama to Nominate Gruenberg as New FDIC Chief
The White House said that President Obama will nominate Martin Gruenberg as chairman of the FDIC, replacing Sheila Bair, whose term expires this month.
Why Women in Wealth Matter
It’s nearly time to nominate the 50 Top Women in Wealth. Here is why it is important.
Senate Republicans Urge Slowdown of Dodd-Frank Rules
Republican senators want to extend the comment periods on rule proposals and conduct more “rigorous” analysis on those rules—including one on putting brokers under a fiduciary standard of care.