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Hedging a Government Default
July 29, 2011 @ 11:26 AM | By Phil Albinus

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What Wall Street's Layoffs Mean for the Economic Recovery
July 28, 2011 @ 12:27 PM | By Justin Grant

Perhaps the only thing that can make morale lower these days are actual GDP figures confirming what some economists already believe: that we're in the throes of a double dip recession.

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Wall Street Slashes More Jobs, But It Didn’t Have To Turn Out This Way
July 28, 2011 @ 11:52 AM | By Melanie Rodier

Credit Suisse and HSBC join the ranks of UBS, State Street and Goldman Sachs.

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Hedge Fund Bigs Close Shop Ahead of New Regulation
July 27, 2011 @ 12:57 PM | By Justin Grant

Hedge fund tycoons Stanley Druckenmiller, Carl Icahn, and George Soros have no interest in having their investment pools watched over by regulators or subjected to additional taxes.

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Six Entrepreneurs Present Latest Fin Tech Innovations To Venture Capitalists
July 27, 2011 @ 12:46 PM | By Melanie Rodier

WS&T saw a sneak preview of the latest innovations from some of the brightest financial technology firms.

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Financial Firms Support iPod, iPad and Android
July 26, 2011 @ 13:07 PM | By Ivy Schmerken

With the iPhone and iPad winning the popularity contest among consumers, while BlackBerry stumbles, financial services executives are apt to support multiple devices.

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Lobbyists Assume Control of Shaping Dodd-Frank
July 26, 2011 @ 11:26 AM | By Justin Grant

Opponents of the Dodd-Frank bill lost a big battle when the law passed nearly a year ago, but they're apparently winning the war to shape the new regulations as they see fit.

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Silicon Valley is Booming. What Can Other Industries Learn?
July 22, 2011 @ 10:58 AM | By Greg MacSweeney

Silicon Valley financier Tim Draper discusses innovation, tech bubbles, technology globalization and more with Tom Brokaw.

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What the Mob Can Teach A Start-Up Hedge Fund
July 21, 2011 @ 11:54 AM | By Melanie Rodier

Tips for hedge funds and wall street execs from an ex-Gambino mobster-turned-business consultant.

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Hedge Funds to Chris Christie: "Just Run Baby!"
July 21, 2011 @ 11:48 AM | By Justin Grant

Despite his repeated demurrals, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie continues to be the candidate of choice for many within the hedge fund industry.

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Hedge Funds To Pounce on US Debt
July 21, 2011 @ 10:21 AM | By Phil Albinus

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Our Summer of Discontent
July 20, 2011 @ 12:47 PM | By Justin Grant

As the nation's political leaders continue their dangerous game of chicken over the debt ceiling, pink slips are being handed out everywhere from Wall Street to Main Street.

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Are Hedge Funds Turning Off Their Risk Tools?
July 20, 2011 @ 10:46 AM | By Phil Albinus

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How Not to Repair Your Damaged Brand: The BofA Edition
July 19, 2011 @ 12:48 PM | By Justin Grant

On Tuesday news broke that the beleaguered bank sent $30,000 in social security payments to the wrong person

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Toughest Job In The Financial Industry?
July 19, 2011 @ 11:44 AM | By Melanie Rodier

While many a financial executive might have quietly muttered their dislike of regulators, it has now emerged that these much maligned officials have had to deal with much more than a few grumbles.

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Insider Trading Can Fly Under the Radar
July 18, 2011 @ 10:11 AM | By Ivy Schmerken

Hedge funds need to install monitoring systems to plug gaps in internal controls, says technology executive.

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SEC and CFTC Still Working on Specific Dodd-Frank Rules
July 15, 2011 @ 11:12 AM | By Greg MacSweeney

Over 50 Commodities Futures Trading Commission rules need to be completed and refined, says CFTC commissioner Bart Chilton.

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Another Summer, Another Crisis
July 14, 2011 @ 09:55 AM | By Phil Albinus

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Innotribe Plays the Innovation Game
July 13, 2011 @ 14:10 PM | By Greg MacSweeney

SWIFT's Innotribe group aims to incubate new technology ideas that can help financial services firms evolve.

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Inside Traders Probably Don't Plan Their Crimes Over the Phone Anymore
July 13, 2011 @ 12:29 PM | By Justin Grant

A tactic once known mainly for taking down mafia crime families such as John Gotti’s Gambino syndicate - and drug dealers like the fictional Barksdale crew on The Wire - has become a staple in fighting crime on Wall Street.

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Liquidnet Sheds Light on its Int'l Exchange Strategy
July 12, 2011 @ 13:03 PM | By Ivy Schmerken

The dark pool is focusing on bringing block liquidity to international exchanges.

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Will Connecticut Gov. Malloy Call the Hedge Fund Industry's Bluff?
July 12, 2011 @ 12:30 PM | By Justin Grant

Connecticut, the home of nearly 200 hedge funds, is being held hostage by its most lucrative industry.

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Beware: Hacking Your BlackBerry or iPhone Is Easy As One, Two, Three
July 12, 2011 @ 12:03 PM | By Melanie Rodier

As Britain reels from the massive phone hacking scandal which closed down the Rupert Murdoch-owned News of The World, you may want to consider exactly how secure your BlackBerry or iPhone is.

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CFTC Commissioner: Time to Define "Swap Dealer"
July 07, 2011 @ 12:11 PM | By Ivy Schmerken

With derivatives regulations still uncertain, Commissioner Scott O'Malia wants more transparency in the final rule-making process.

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Who Needs Hackers? Morgan Stanley Loses Personal Data of 34,000 Clients the Old-School Way
July 07, 2011 @ 11:46 AM | By Justin Grant

For a company that's worth more dead than alive, losing sensitive customer data was the last thing Morgan Stanley needed.

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The Truth About The iPhone 5
July 07, 2011 @ 11:08 AM | By Melanie Rodier

Taking a look at the iPhone 5's new features -- and its release date.

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Wall Street Duels with Silicon Valley
July 06, 2011 @ 12:20 PM | By Ivy Schmerken

Math and computer science experts are drawn to entreprenurial Internet startups. Wall Street regulations don't help.

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Wall Street Titans Rebound From High Profile Failures
July 06, 2011 @ 10:39 AM | By Justin Grant

What do Stan O'Neal, Tony Hayward and Jeffrey Peek have in common besides running multibillion-dollar corporations into the ground?

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Worried About Your Wall Street Job? Move To London.
July 05, 2011 @ 12:03 PM | By Melanie Rodier

More layoffs are in the pipeline on Wall Street. But there is promising news from the other side of the Atlantic.

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Are the Mets and Dodgers Too Big To Fail? Two Hedge Funds Apparently Think So
July 05, 2011 @ 11:44 AM | By Justin Grant

For the second time this year, a hedge fund is stepping into the batter's box.

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Hedge Fund Giant Bill Miller Has Lost the Midas Touch
July 05, 2011 @ 10:59 AM | By Justin Grant

Up until 2005, famed hedge fund manager Bill Miller had something of a Midas touch, beating the S&P 500 index every year for 15 years.

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