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Grading Obama's First Term for Women

Amy Siskind | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics
Amy Siskind

The goal of this article is to evaluate how women and women's issues have fared during President's Obama's first term. We'll examine the entire four years in order to gauge progress and unresolved shortcomings.

Wrecking Ball Needed at SEC

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 11.12.2012 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

Remember the final phrase of the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of America - "...justice for all"? Let the SEC go after businessmen, bankers, CEOs, CIOs, and others in positions of responsibility when fraud is uncovered at their organizations -- regardless of what they claim their "intentions" were.

Computers, Not Traders Now Make Vast Majority Of Wall Street Trades

James Sunshine | Posted 08.06.2011 | Business

Computers are king, even on Wall Street. Today, close to 70 percent of all the trades on Wall Street are conducted by high-frequency traders, or s...

Yepoka Yeebo

SEC May Make It Easier (For Some) To Buy Into The Next Facebook | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 06.11.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- It may soon become a lot easier for startups to raise capital -- and avoid the regulatory scrutiny and costs associated with going public....

Bernanke: Regulators Can Handle 'Too Big To Fail' Banks

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Fed chairman Ben Bernanke said on Thursday that regulators could now handle the collapse of a "too big to fail" bank. The next day, presenting a new r...

Is The SEC Still Working For Wall Street?

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Johnson

The Securities and Exchange Commission is trying to escape a difficult legacy of being effectively captured by the very Wall Street firms it was supposed to regulate.