Tag: Wall Street

The latest mergers & acquisitions figures are out, and they're not pretty. According to mergermarket, an M&A data watcher, the year's global slowdown is not only continuing but accelerating. New York can hang on to a thread of good news only in that its rate of decline is not accelerating. Read More

Today is full of bad news for Wall Street. The New York Times reports that the street is moving mid-paying jobs to middle America, and S&P has a new report out saying that the i-banking business is moving to a "less profitable, but somewhat lower risk, business model." Read More

A big wheel at Deutsche Bank, chief risk officer and board member Hugo Bänziger, has some portentous thoughts about banking (and therefore, about New York City and State finances) in today's FT. Read More

The fact that markets are flat after la crise JPMorgan Chase came to light -- and that JPM stock is down only 7.3 percent as of this writing -- shouldn't be a comfort to anyone. Read More

Wendy Long, a lawyer who is trying to oust fellow lawyer Kirsten Gillibrand from the Senate, has with a compelling headline: "Financial Regulation is Hurting New York." True enough. But the 70 percent of the details that Long gets wrong eclipse Read More

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