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John Took Up A Paleo Lifestyle And Lost 130 Pounds

Posted 07.25.2013 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: John M. Brown Ag...

Days of Crony Capitalist Plunder

David Stockman | Posted 06.08.2013 | Business
David Stockman

The urgent imperative for the Fed to revert to canons of sound money can be illustrated by its opposite: the utterly shameful and gratuitous bailout of Morgan Stanley two weeks after the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy.

Ben Hallman

Mary Jo White Takes A Spin In The Revolving Door

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 01.25.2013 | Business

Morgan Stanley needed someone with an inside line to the Securities and Exchange Commission. It was 2005, and the investment banking giant's board of ...

Ex-Wall Street CEO: Yeah, We Get Paid Too Much

Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

If you're mad about Wall Street pay, take heart: At least one guy on Wall Street seems to get it. He's not going to give back any of his own pay or anything like that! That would be crazy. But at least somebody out there feels your pain.

Here in the Real World: The Olympic UFO

James Moore | Posted 09.29.2012 | Science
James Moore

What is destined to become the most popular video on HuffPost over the next few days is of a purported UFO approaching the Olympic Stadium in London as fireworks are going off during opening ceremonies.

Morgan Stanley Chairman Resigns

Posted 11.15.2011 | Business

Morgan Stanley Chairman John Mack, whose sharp elbows and aggressive cost-cutting tactics earned him the nickname "Mack The Knife," will step dow...

Morgan Stanley Denies Report It Could Lay Off 'Possibly Thousands Of Jobs'

Posted 09.13.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Lauren Tara LaCapra) - Morgan Stanley (MS.N) might lay off more workers than the few hundred underperforming financial advisers it previ...

On Obama, Wall Street Shows A Reluctance To Commit

The New York Times | ANDREW ROSS SORKIN | Posted 08.27.2011 | Business

President Obama's $35,800-a-plate fund-raising dinner was the talk of Wall Street last week....

PHOTOS: Billy Crudup As Geithner?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

An HBO movie about the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression has drawn an all-star cast, the Hollywood Reporter notes. Slated to appear ...

It's Time to Remember Tom Bradley (Part 2)

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Sigman

The story of Bradley's record-breaking five mayoral terms and central role in L.A.'s transformation to world-class status is far more than an overdue bit of historical housekeeping.

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.

Casting 'Too Big To Fail': Which Celebs Should Appear In The Movie Of The Financial Crisis? (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy and Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It was just a matter of time before Hollywood got its hooks into the financial crisis. HBO recently announced that it had bought the rights to And...

Hank Paulson: 'A Young Paul Newman' Would Best Portray Me On Film

Postcards | Patricia Sellers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In an interview with John Mack at NYU's Stern School last night, Patricia Sellers writes, "...Mack truly flustered the former Treasury boss when he as...

3 Words I Wish Big Finance Would Learn

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

It has been shocking and bewildering to watch the behavior of some of the top banking CEOs in recent months, punctuated by the appearance of four of these executives before Congress last month.

Wall Street Bankers Are Overpaid, Says Morgan Stanley Chairman John Mack

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Morgan Stanley Chairman John Mack said investment bankers are overpaid and Wall Street compensation won't decrease much because firms don't want to lo...

Here Comes the Story of the "Hurricane"

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dylan Ratigan

Wall Street may claim the crisis was caused by a perfect storm, but the only thing perfect about it was their ability to line their pockets at the expense of our country.

Shahien Nasiripour

Financial Crisis Commission Testimony: READ The Latest Updates

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

FINANCIAL CRISIS INQUIRY COMMISSION UPDATES: The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission held its first hearing in Washington today; with another session...

Wall Street Bankers Put Obama On Hold

nytimes.com | ANDREW ROSS SORKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President Obama didn't exactly look thrilled as he stared at the Polycom speakerphone in front of him. "Well, I appreciate you guys calling in," he be...

Rolfe Winkler: Angelides' Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Can crisis inquiry live up to 1930s trailblazer?

Reuters | Rolfe Winkler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ferdinand Pecora turned a tame United States investigation of the 1929 Crash into an expose that spawned far-reaching banking reform. Despite flashes ...

FCIC Commissioner Asks Public For Questions, HuffPost Readers Answer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bill Thomas, vice chairman of Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) is asking Americans to submit their questions for bankers the commission is s...

John Mack, Morgan Stanley CEO, To Forgo A Bonus For Third Straight Year

AP | Michael J. Moore and Christine Harper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Morgan Stanley's outgoing CEO John Mack has declined a bonus for the third year in a row. In a memo sent to the investment bank's em...

Morgan Stanley CEO Calls for More Regulation of Wall Street at Vanity Fair-Bloomberg Event

Katya Wachtel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Katya Wachtel

Morgan Stanley CEO John Mack was cheekily ambushed by Bloomberg's Margaret Brennan Wednesday night.

Krugman: Bankers Without A Clue, Financial Crisis Commission Testimony Showed 'Stunning Failure'

nytimes.com | PAUL KRUGMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

But the bankers' testimony showed a stunning failure, even now, to grasp the nature and extent of the current crisis. And that's important: It tells u...

Catch-22 Billion

Norb Vonnegut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Norb Vonnegut

The boys -- Lloyd Blankfein, Jamie Dimon, John Mack, and Brian Moynihan -- are back in Washington today and the Wall Street CEOs seemed to have tripped over a financial version of Heller's classic Catch 22.

FCIC Set To Question Bank CEOs About Financial Meltdown

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Two blocks from the Treasury, where the government not long ago scrambled to save a collapsing financial system, a team of investig...