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New York City Names Chief Digital Officer

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 08.01.2016 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Sree Sreenivasan as the City's new Chief Digital Officer. Sreenivasan has served as the first Chief Digital Officer...

The Sudden Rise of the Digital CMO

Jim Yu | Posted 08.04.2013 | Small Business
Jim Yu

Billboards and airplane advertorials may still have their place in the marketing mix, but the innovative approaches employed by both the most progressive enterprises prove that measuring a solid earned media strategy is not done exclusively through the traditional marketing budget.

Wall Street's Bamboo Lounge Bust-Out

Joel Sucher | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business
Joel Sucher

Anyway, I never gave much thought to Goodfellas being a cinematic template for the kinds of schemes, scams and financial shenanigans pulled off by the Wall Street mob until recently.

Bill Ackman Is Right About Herbalife: It's Ripe for Investigation

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 02.22.2013 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Bill Ackman claims Herbalife is a pyramid scheme, and he makes a good case for it. But even if you don't buy his argument, there are other compelling reasons that would make many reasonable people run far and run fast from this company.

The EU 'Rescue Fund' -- Part Of The Problem, Not The Solution

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 01.07.2012 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

There is still much to be decided before EU leaders can claim to have provided a comprehensive and credible plan to end the sovereign debt crisis.

Schneiderman: The Anti-Spitzer Who Might Perpwalk the Banks

Nina Burleigh | Posted 11.26.2011 | Business
Nina Burleigh

Low-key and boyish-looking at 55, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is the American progressive movement's best and probably last hope for some kind of public retribution against the banksters.

Goldman Sachs Wins Dismissal Of Lawsuit Alleging It Misled Investors

Posted 09.20.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Jonathan Stempel) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc won the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing it of causing an investor to become insolvent by fraudul...

Deutsche Fired Top Trader After Complaints Of 'Substantial' Anomalies

Posted 08.24.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Matthew Goldstein) - In the fall of 2009, Deutsche Bank quietly fired one of its top derivative traders in London after a colleague in New Y...

Maxwell Strachan

WATCH: Summers Dismisses Idea Of Regulating Financial Instruments (WATCH) | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 06.13.2011 | Business

Depending on who you ask, regulation is either a hindrance to the global economy or our only hope against global economic collapse. Safe to say Larry ...

Moody's Hasn't Kept Promises To Change Its Ratings System

The New York Times | JESSE EISINGER | Posted 06.13.2011 | Business

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, nobody has gone to prison and there haven't been any serious structural changes in the financial system. But...

Shahien Nasiripour

SEC Under Criticism Yet Again For 'Light' Penalty Against Big Bank | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 06.07.2011 | Business

The nation's fourth-largest bank agreed to pay an $11 million fine this week to settle federal charges that it misled investors by hiding critical fac...

Fabrice Tourre Denies Fraud, Says He Relied On Goldman

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Fabrice Tourre, the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive director sued by the Securities and Exchange Commission for fraud, disputed the claims and said...

Michael Lewis: My Memo To Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein

Bloomberg | Michael Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

May 12 (Bloomberg) -- To: Lloyd Blankfein Re: Winning at Ethics, the Goldman Way I have reviewed no less than seven times your entire episode on Ch...

This Week in Cheating: Goldman Testifies

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

As Goldman Sachs prepares to testify before Congress, The Cheater offers a few proven tricks.

Michael Lewis: Goldman Sachs SEC Fraud Case Means 'Bond Market Will Never Be The Same' | Michael Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If you happen to be sitting on the Goldman Sachs bond-trading floor life must feel horribly unfair. You did nothing worse than live by the ethical as...

Goldman Sachs in Troubled Waters

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Wall Street has long forgotten how to spell "ethical" or "good," and replaced it with "compliant" and "legal." The time has come to explain to investment banks what their responsibility and accountability are.

What's Bad for Wall Street Is (Sometimes) Good For The Rest Of Business

BNET | Carter Dougherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As Congress approaches the moment of truth in reforming the American financial system, some folks are getting lost in the shuffle: everyone in this co...

Goldman's Blueprint for Dumping Toxic Assets: How These CDOs Were Designed to Fail

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Fiderer

While most of these deals remain shrouded in secrecy, one of them, Anderson Mezzanine Funding 2007, Ltd. lays out its blueprint in sufficient detail so that we can pinpoint how and why this transaction's failure was assured.

A Goldman Rebuttal

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dylan Ratigan

Since I haven't been able to get anyone from Goldman Sachs to appear on my show in months, perhaps we can try corresponding in writing. You remember AIG, right? It's where taxpayers paid you 100 cents on the dollar for a company that you helped blow up.

SEC Charges Goldman With Fraud

James Kwak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Kwak

The allegation is that Goldman failed to disclose the role that John Paulson's hedge fund played in selecting residential mortgage-backed securities that went into a CDO created by Goldman.

Are You NYC's First Chief Digital Officer?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

New York is looking for a world class Chief Digital Officer, and that has created an obvious question -- what is the role of CDO, and who is the right...

CDO Independent Director Collects $400K A YEAR-- Just For Signing His Name

Reuters | Matthew Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

...CDOs have been very good to Donald Puglisi, a retired University of Delaware finance professor who remains fond of them. In fact, he and others are...

Goldman Sachs -- It's About Bonuses

David Dixon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
David Dixon

As a professional who spent nearly a decade in the fixed income division at Goldman Sachs in both New York and London, it pains me to watch the firm get dragged through the mud.

Did Goldman Sachs Breach Their Fiduciary Duty to CDO Investors?

Damien Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Damien Hoffman

If Goldman created these instruments with their "expertise", then their bets against the CDOs is direct evidence the iBanks betrayed their fiduciary relationship with anyone who bought their CDOs. If every CDO is tracked back to the original underwriter, investors should bring forth a class action.

Shahien Nasiripour

Goldman Sachs Approached AIG To Scrap Contracts Months Before Being Paid In Full By NY Fed | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This post has been updated with a quote from a senior Obama administration official. Goldman Sachs approached AIG and expressed its willingness to ca...