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Women on Wall Street

Why Women Don't Get Promoted on Wall Street

John LeFevre | Posted 07.16.2016 | Business
John LeFevre

Forcing or pressuring companies to promote women based on anything other than merit is simply a different form of prejudice. There's also no point unless there are substantive changes in company policy and corporate culture.

This Is The Most Sexist Thing We've Heard On Live TV In A While

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business

Clifford Asness, the co-founder of investment firm AQR Capital Management, joined Bloomberg TV’s Stephanie Ruhle on “Market Makers" Tuesday mornin...

The 'First Lady Of Wall Street' Was A Total Badass

Posted 09.20.2013 | Women

Muriel Siebert was seriously awesome. The "first lady of Wall Street" wasn't going to let a little sexism get in the way of her ambitions. In an in...

Former Wall Street Heavy Hitter On The 'Unspoken Secret To Success'

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.01.2013 | Women

Being a woman at the top of a male-dominated industry is not an easy position to occupy -- something Sallie Krawcheck, who was once one of the highest...

Goldman Sachs Managing Director: 'I Had To Be That Senior Role Model'

Posted 06.27.2013 | Women

As women continue moving into the higher ranks of jobs traditionally filled by men, they have to figure out how best to pave the way for others. J...

Why Women Apparently Just Can't Hack It on Wall Street

Caryl Rivers | Posted 08.06.2013 | Women
Caryl Rivers

Does having a baby drain away a woman's ability to effectively trade stocks and bonds? One billionaire Wall Street operative think's thats the case.

What The Jamie Dimon Scandal Means For Women | Gary Belsky | Posted 05.16.2012 | Women

The resignation of JPMorgan Chase exec Ina Drew in the wake of the banking giant’s recent $2 billion trading loss is troubling news for many reasons...

The Day I Wore Lipstick to Wall Street

Lydia Fisher | Posted 10.22.2011 | Women
Lydia Fisher

In the 1980s, there was an "understood" dress code. Largely dark suits with skirts to the mid-calf. Demure dresses just started. Forget about cleavage or bright colors. The one bright spot -- nothing about the kind of make-up one could wear.

Are Wall Street Women Under Siege? | Jessica Wakeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lehman Brothers removed the highest ranked woman on Wall Street, chief financial officer Erin Callan, from her post yesterday. The ouster came days af...