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Following Wall Street and banks @WSJ. Occasional sports tweets from left field. Send ideas to aaron.lucchetti@wsj.com

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

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.

Winklevoss Twins Plan Bitcoin Index

online.wsj.com — Bitcoin proponents Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss said Wednesday that they would launch a new index to price the volatile virtual currency. The Winkdex, as the brothers are calling it, will also be used to price the value of the assets held by Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust, a proposed exchange traded fund which is currently being reviewed by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Feb 20, 2014

In other news from the original Facebook players... Winklevoss Twins Plan Bitcoin Index | on.wsj.com/1muOCK7 | #winkdex

Big Banks Set for Best Year Since Crisis

online.wsj.com — The big six U.S. banks - J.P. Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America - are set to post net income of about $73 billion in 2013, a 22% gain from 2012 that would be the best year for the industry since the financial crisis.
Jan 09, 2014

Ahead of big bank earnings, analysts expect the best year of profits since the crisis $JPM $C $MS $GS $WFC $BAC on.wsj.com/1d40JYc

Jan 09, 2014

Despite legal costs and sluggish revenues, big banks still raked in the profits in 2013, on.wsj.com/1d40JYc, w/ @JBSteins, @WSJMoneyBeat

Jan 09, 2014

RT @AaronLucchetti: Despite legal costs and sluggish revenues, big banks still raked in the profits in 2013, on.wsj.com/1d40JYc, w/ @JB…

Jan 09, 2014

$$ MT @AaronLucchetti Pre-big bank earnings analysts expect best yr of profits since crisis $JPM $C $MS $GS $WFC $BAC on.wsj.com/1d40JYc

Jan 09, 2014

RT @AaronLucchetti: Despite legal costs and sluggish revenues, big banks still raked in the profits in 2013, on.wsj.com/1d40JYc, w/ @JB…

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Aug 03, 2015

With an IPO in his sights, Citadel's Ken Griffin says “I don’t manufacture cars, but we do manufacture money.” on.wsj.com/1P29JhE @WSJ

Aug 03, 2015

SEC investigating whether Pimco's Total Return fund was totally honest with ETF investors, on.wsj.com/1HmNOeL @WSJMarkets @KirstenGrind

Aug 03, 2015

Puerto Rico misses most of a $58 million bond payment, the first default by the U.S. commonwealth. See details @WSJ via @kuriloff

Aug 03, 2015

A legal fight looms as N.Y. State suspends prominent bank consultant Promontory, on.wsj.com/1HlyGOv via @RapoportWSJ @RachelEnsignWSJ

Aug 03, 2015

Former Citigroup and UBS trader Tom Hayes sentenced to 14 years for Libor rigging on.wsj.com/1M0DkIh @WSJMarkets @DavidEnrich

Aug 03, 2015

With $5.2 billion bank sale in Brazil, HSBC signals its future is in home Asian markets. wsj.com/articles/hsbc-…

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