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No Other Developed Country Creates Low-Paying Jobs Quite Like The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business

America may be exceptional in many ways, but it also tops the charts of a new, troubling ranking. The U.S. has more low-paying jobs than any other ...

Take Yourself To Work Every Day!

April Rudin | Posted 08.02.2014 | Women
April Rudin

The entire notion of a "personal self" vs. a "work self" - with clear boundaries in between - is fading. There will inevitably be spillover. Research and experience have shown that when employees have opportunities to express who they really are in the workplace, everyone benefits.

Morgan Stanley CEO Doesn't Believe More Bankers Should Have Gone To Jail For Financial Crisis

Reuters | Lauren Tara LaCapra | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business

By Lauren Tara LaCapra NEW YORK, May 6 (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley Chief Executive James Gorman said on Tuesday that he does not believe more banker...

White House Urges Top Execs To Avoid Russian Economic Forum

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top executives at major United States companies are reconsidering or withdrawing their participation in a Russian international ec...

Big Bank Cracks Down On Controversial Practice

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business

By Lauren Tara LaCapra NEW YORK, April 25 (Reuters) - Wary of brokers who make their money by "riding the calendar" of new stock and b...

Impact Investing and Global Finance: The Big Picture

Ben Thornley | Posted 06.15.2014 | Business
Ben Thornley

One of the interesting and important recent developments in wealth management has been the emergence of a group of clients that seek to deliver measurable positive social or environmental benefits with every dollar they put to work.

MBAs Design Sustainable Investment Funds

Jessica Pothering | Posted 06.06.2014 | Impact
Jessica Pothering

The winning team in Morgan Stanley's sustainable finance competition summoned a vision of groves of poplar trees on polluted industrial sites, deliver...

What Does 60 Minutes Have Against Public Investment in Clean Energy?

Keith Gaby | Posted 06.02.2014 | Green
Keith Gaby

Is there a bias against public investment in clean energy? Just ask Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk.

Accused Insider Traders Charged In Bizarre Scheme That Involved Eating Post-Its

Reuters | Jonathan Stempel | Posted 09.18.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - A Morgan Stanley stockbroker and a clerk at a prestigious New York law firm were charged with insider trading in corporate mergers, in an ...

Money Can't Buy Votes

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Right-wing billionaires threw a hissy fit in recent weeks. The 99 percent are persecuting them, the wealthy ones whined. That whole Occupy Wall Street thing hurt their feelings, conservative 1 percenters pouted.

Shahien Nasiripour

Federal Reserve: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Is What Scares Us About Banks In Physical Commodities

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

The Federal Reserve took a potential step Tuesday to limit big banks’ activities in physical commodities, publicly outlining concerns with bank inve...

Shahien Nasiripour

Wall Street May Win As Federal Reserve Prepares To Punt On Physical Commodities

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Big banks are poised to reap a significant victory in their fight to maintain lucrative businesses hoarding, selling and trading physical commodities ...

Third Way Attacks Elizabeth Warren and Bill de Blasio, and Should Disclose Bank Donations

Brent Budowsky | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Third Way has a legal right to keep their donations secret, and we have a legal right to give Third Way zero credibility until they disclose their donations.

Q&A With Morgan Stanley: Clients Demand Impact Investment Options

David Bank | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
David Bank

Watch this space: Major financial institutions are starting to compete for clients who want to mobilize their capital for social and environmental solutions.

Your Business' Security Is Only as Strong As Your Employee's Weakest Tweet

Joe Ross | Posted 12.25.2013 | Technology
Joe Ross

We've all gotten so used to sharing personal information online, and a business can't stop its employees from engaging on social networks outside of work. There is no way to eliminate the risk completely, but it can be managed.

On the 5th Anniversary of the Financial Crisis, 5 Critical Must-Do's -- No. 3

Phil Angelides | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics
Phil Angelides

For the safety and security of our financial system and economy, these new rules need to get adopted without weakening and without delay. And then made even stronger.

The Smoking Gun of Higher Oil Prices

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 11.15.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Is this what free enterprise is meant to be? I think not!

How to Get Sued by Your Employees -- Let Me Count the Ways

Jack Garson | Posted 11.09.2013 | Business
Jack Garson

Remember we live in a there-are-no-secrets-24-hour-news-cycle-text-tweet-yelp-facebook-linked-in-you-get-the-point world. Even if you don't break the law, your business can suffer if you're just bone-headed. Ask Paula.

Big Bank CEO Doesn't Think He'll Live Very Long, Apparently

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.11.2013 | Business

Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman apparently does not think that he, or Charlie Rose, or maybe any of the rest of us, have much longer to live. In a ...

American Banks Court Controversy With Coal India Offering

Justin Guay | Posted 11.04.2013 | Green
Justin Guay

Ignoring human rights abuses and coal's uncertain future, big banks line up for piece of world's largest coal miner Co-authored by Ashish Fernandes...

Zach Carter

Third Of Richest CEOs Were Getting Paid Taxpayer Dollars

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than one-third of the nation's highest-paid CEOs from the past two decades led companies that were subsidized by American taxpayers...

Shahien Nasiripour

Big Bank To Quit Physical Commodities Business As Probes Sizzle

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.27.2013 | Politics

JPMorgan Chase, the largest U.S. bank, said Friday it may sell its prized physical commodities business, just three years after it aggressively expand...

An Important Step Towards Holding Wall Street Accountable

Dennis D. Parker | Posted 09.25.2013 | Black Voices
Dennis D. Parker

In a historic ruling, today a judge gave us the green light to move forward with a case alleging that Morgan Stanley discriminated against black homeo...

After Costing Americans Billions, Federal Reserve Reexamines Banks' Commodity Speculation

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

It is one of the grossest miscarriages of Wall Street power and government obeisance resulting in billions of consumer dollars going into the pockets of banks, hedge funds and traders producing and adding nothing to the economic wellbeing of the nation, other than lining their own pockets.

Shahien Nasiripour

Wall Street Guzzles Millions Off Beer Drinkers, Brewing Company Gripes

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

The Federal Reserve should toughen oversight of big banks such as Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase due to their negative influence over commodities, i...