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The Salomon Brothers Training Class of 1985 and Lessons Learned

Lydia Fisher | Posted 01.18.2012 | Business
Lydia Fisher

There were a few rejections before I made it into the Salomon Brothers sales and trading training class. It happened to be the class of 1985, immortalized in Michael Lewis' book, Liar's Poker," and I recently came back from our 26-year reunion.

SEC To Hire Experts And Academics, Fewer Lawyers

washingtonpost.com | Zachary A. Goldfarb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Although lawyers fill most of the SEC's ranks, the agency has been hiring experts with specialized quantitative skills and those who have worked on Wa...

Great Houses of New York: River House, the Best Address, Part IV

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

As late as 1970 no apartment sale in New York had ever exceeded $1,000,000. At today's River House, indeed, there is none for less.

Regulating Systemic Risk and Banker Compensation Will Not Fix What Is Broken on Wall Street

David Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Paul

The incentives to make big bets and take big risks has survived, but without the accountability. Today, the US Treasury and the Fed are trying to hold the pieces together. But why?

Green Edge 10: Can Government Create Green Jobs?

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Tepper Marlin

I propose that the Mayor of New York should spend the money and time to convene meetings of green thinkers and entrepreneurs to launch new businesses.