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Following #Fintech, Wall Street and banks @WSJ. Occasional sports/politics tweets, no additional charge. DM ideas or send to aaron.lucchetti@wsj.com

Wall Street’s Veeps

blogs.wsj.com — No. 2's are trending on Wall Street these days. Over the last year, three of the six largest U.S. banks have named No. 2 executives. Wednesday, Morgan Stanley announced that longtime executive and former Chief Financial Officer Colm Kelleher was being promoted to the role of president under CEO James Gorman.
Jan 07, 2016

Wall Street’s Veeps: No. 2’s are trending on Wall Street these days on.wsj.com/1n6DHbJ

The Weekend That Wall Street Died

wsj.com — With his investment bank facing a near-certain failure, Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.'s chief executive officer, Richard Fuld Jr., placed yet another phone call to the man he thought could save him. Mr. Fuld was already effectively out of options by the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 14. The U.S.
Oct 05, 2015

Went back and read WSJ tick-tock of "Lehman Weekend" on.wsj.com/1L2r9ar after @SusanPage - Bernanke intvu: usat.ly/1Z1NxdF

MF Global Told to Boost Capital

wsj.com — Regulators ordered MF Global Holdings Ltd., the brokerage firm led by former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine, to boost its net capital in August after they grew concerned about its exposure to European debt. The New York firm was able to quickly remedy the situation, increasing its capital above required levels, according to people familiar with the situation.
Jul 07, 2015

Corzine settlement on MF Global comes 4 four years after beginning of the end. A flashback: wsj.com/articles/SB100… @AaronLucchetti via @WSJ

AmEx Increases CEO Chenault’s Pay by 3%

wsj.com — American Express Co. awarded Chairman and Chief Executive Kenneth Chenault a pay package valued at $25.1 million for his work in 2014, up 3% from the previous year, the credit-card company disclosed in a regulatory filing Monday. The 63-year-old executive's pay rose from $24.4 million for 2013 as the New York company hit the top end of its...
Mar 31, 2015

RT @davidnelsoncfa: $AXP - How does the CEO get a pay raise to $25 Million after a year like 2014? Another board doing a lousy job. wsj.com/articles/amex-…

Thain, in Interview, Reflects on Merrill and CIT

online.wsj.com — Former Merrill CEO John Thain, in an interview, said he regretted having to sell the firm to Bank of America amid the financial crisis. He also spoke about his plans for CIT Group.
Nov 03, 2014

My fair @WSJ headline, June '13: Pain of Thain Falls Mainly on Merrill on.wsj.com/11sAkxg

Settling a Bad Bet on the Boardwalk

Fewer Theatrics at J.P. Morgan Annual Meeting

blogs.wsj.com — The annual meeting season for big banks ended today with a bit of a whimper. J.P. Morgan Chase held an hour-long meeting with much less drama than last year's edition. The 2013 meeting capped a months-long battle between activist shareholders and the bank's board, led by Chairman and CEO James Dimon.
May 20, 2014

Wells Fargo tops say-on-pay votes w/ 97% approval, Morg Stan and $BAC at 92, Citi at 85, $JPM at 78%, on.wsj.com/1j5Dmwj @WSJMoneyBeat

May 20, 2014

RT @AaronLucchetti: Wells Fargo tops say-on-pay votes w/ 97% approval, Morg Stan and $BAC at 92, Citi at 85, $JPM at 78%, on.wsj.com/1j5Dmwj @WSJMoneyBeat

May 20, 2014

Less love for Jamie? @jpmorgan sees lowest % from shareholder vote on exec pay among peers. blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2014… pic.twitter.com/0qGsFbgFE1

Fixed-Income Trading Sinks J.P. Morgan Revenue

blogs.wsj.com — The just-released first-quarter results from J.P Morgan Chase & Co. showed that revenue was down to $23.86 billion, a 7.7% drop from a year earlier and short of analyst estimates. One of the culprits was revenue from fixed-income, currency and commodities trading, which dropped 21% to $3.76 billion.

Firms Seek Edge Through Speed As Computer Trading Expands

online.wsj.com — In some obscure corner of the stock-trading universe, speed is critical and fractions of seconds loom large. The growth of computer trading has set off an arms race among dozens of firms to shave the time it takes for orders to reach the computers of electronic exchanges.

As Stress Tests Loom, Biggest Dividend Hikes Expected at Citi, BofA

blogs.wsj.com — As the annual Federal Reserve bank stress tests begin this afternoon, the stakes are higher for some banks than others. According to data highlighted today in the Wall Street Journal , some banks are expected to push to increase their dividends sharply. Others are eyeing share buybacks in an effort to boost per-share profitability.
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Feb 13, 2016

@NickTimiraos Yep, liars, nasty guys and people who want to be president.

Feb 13, 2016

RT @JessicaValenti: Jeb Bush's four stages of campaigning: Jeb! Jeb? Jeb... Jeb ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Feb 13, 2016

@tomsherwood Slightly less dramatic than shooting someone on Fifth Ave.

Feb 13, 2016

Trump criticizes Lindsey Graham in South Carolina. Hmmm.

Feb 13, 2016

President Obama and GOP don't wait for even one day of mourning to jockey for position on Scalia's successor. twitter.com/nytimes/status…

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