SEC Reporter, Wall Street Journal
SEC reporter for The Wall Street Journal (that's FinReg, not college football). I like money funds and munis. email@example.com.
blogs.wsj.com — Fed Chairman Bernanke has made no secret of his desire to reduce risks in the $2.6 trillion money-market mutual fund industry. On Wednesday, he said he's "very glad" securities regulators have finally made progress addressing those risks but stopped short of endorsing a recent proposal by the SEC.
nytimes.com — At the start of Carl Hiaasen's latest comedic marvel, a visitor fishing near Key West hooks a severed human arm. There is no time for this to register as grisly. A page later the captain of the fishing boat tells the freaked-out tourist reassuringly, "Well, son, we're in the memory-making business."
nytimes.com — The American Medical Association has officially recognized obesity as a disease, a move that could induce physicians to pay more attention to the condition and spur more insurers to pay for treatments. In making the recommendation, delegates at the association's annual meeting in Chicago overrode a recommendation against doing so by a committee that had studied the matter.
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