SEC Names Martinez Chief of Market Intelligence
The SEC announced Tuesday that Vincente L. Martinez has been named Chief of the Enforcement Division’s Office of Market Intelligence, which collects and evaluates the tips, complaints and referrals that come into the agency.
Deficit Reduction Deal: 3 Dueling Plans to Achieve It
As the politicians prepare their negotiation stances ahead of Friday's White House budget talks, liberal and conservative economists are offering their ideas on how to solve America’s growing fiscal gap.
HighTower’s Pagnato-Karp Group Lands Former Merrill Lynch Advisor
The advisor-owned financial services firm announced on Thursday that David Nelson has joined its Pagnato-Karp Group.
Obama vs. Romney: Top 7 Places Where Campaign Cash Comes From
Which sectors give the most cash to which candidates? Some of the amounts are surprising.
Taking Sides: Will Wall Street’s Generosity to GOP Continue?
In the 2008 presidential race, Barack Obama had a substantial edge over John McCain in raising money from Wall Street. That advantage has not only evaporated for the president in the current race, but has reversed dramatically.
Women Are an Opportunity, Not a Niche: Schwab’s Clark
Among the lessons from Schwab’s Women and Financial Independence Study, according to Bernie Clark: Don’t treat us differently, but do get to know us and our goals.
Top 20 Colleges in Fundraising: Who’s Best at Tapping Alumni?
U.S. colleges raised $30.3 billion in 2011, an increase of 8.2% over a year earlier, according to the annual Voluntary Support of Education survey by the Council for Aid to Education.
Economic Think Tank Polls Experts on Key Policy Questions
Thanks to a just launched website produced by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, you can follow your favorite economist, or get a sense of what the consensus of leading economists think about a variety of current public policy questions.
New Hire Roundup: Murphy New FSC President/CEO; MSRB Taps New Officers, Board
This week in new hires, FSC named Jerry Murphy its new president and CEO, while MSRB announced new officers and members of its board.
Top 10 Industry Donors to Congressional Deficit Panel Members
Political contributions tracker MapLight analyzes campaign contributions to the 12 members of the 'Super Committee' that Congress appointed to reduce the nation's debt.