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MetLife ruling bolsters other firms arguing systemic unimportance

MetLife ruling bolsters other firms arguing systemic unimportance
reuters.com — NEW YORK A federal judge's ruling that MetLife Inc is not important enough to warrant special regulatory scrutiny has opened the door for other non-bank financial firms to try and unshackle themselves from the designation of "too big to fail."

MetLife ruling bolsters other firms arguing systemic unimportance

MetLife ruling bolsters other firms arguing systemic unimportance
ca.finance.yahoo.com — By Lauren Tara LaCapra NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge's ruling that MetLife Inc is not important enough to warrant special regulatory scrutiny has opened the door for other non-bank financial firms to try and unshackle themselves from the designation of "too big to fail."

Corrigan Retires From Goldman Sachs, a Friend and Foe of Paul Volcker

Corrigan Retires From Goldman Sachs, a Friend and Foe of Paul Volcker
wealthmanagement.com — Jerry Corrigan is retiring from Goldman Sachs at age 75. March 15 (Reuters) - E. Gerald Corrigan has gotten used to big change during his career in government and on Wall Street. There were drastic interest rate policy changes when he was at the Federal Reserve.

Corrigan retires from Goldman Sachs, a friend and foe of Paul Volcker

Corrigan retires from Goldman Sachs, a friend and foe of Paul Volcker
reuters.com — There were drastic interest rate policy changes when he was at the Federal Reserve. There was a transformation in the way Goldman Sachs Group Inc operates and is perceived by the public during his time as a partner there. Now, at age 75, Corrigan will make a change of his own, with plans to retire from the Wall Street bank.

Corrigan retires from Goldman Sachs, a friend and foe of Paul Volcker

Corrigan retires from Goldman Sachs, a friend and foe of Paul Volcker
reuters.com — March 15 E. Gerald Corrigan has gotten used to big change during his career in government and on Wall Street. There were drastic interest rate policy changes when he was at the Federal Reserve. There was a transformation in the way Goldman Sachs Group Inc operates and is perceived by the public during his time as a partner there.

American Express shares rise after report of potential sale

American Express shares rise after report of potential sale
livemint.com — Fox Business News reported that the credit-card company might be acquired by Wells Fargo & Co or another financial firm New York: American Express Co shares rose more than 1% on Monday after Fox Business News reported that the credit-card company might be acquired by Wells Fargo & Co or another financial firm.

Can I party but not wake up with a financial hangover?

Can I party but not wake up with a financial hangover?
fusion.net — I enjoy going out at night, having a few drinks with friends, it's fun. But the problem is that when I do that, I lose my ​ -Drungry McBrokerson financial ​ inhibitions.

“Basic” has a whole new meaning at Davos

“Basic” has a whole new meaning at Davos
fusion.net — Every January a bunch of of rich, powerful, self-unaware people get together in Davos, Switzerland, to talk about economic problems that they're not very good at solving. Then they go to swanky parties and ski. There's always an official, milquetoast theme to the big Davos event as well as unofficial ones that come across in panels and meetings.

How technology and money changed the dreams of modern youth

How technology and money changed the dreams of modern youth
fusion.net — A Davos panel hosted by Univision's Enrique Acevedo discusses changing dreams of modern youth. Panelists include Will.i.am and Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent.

Goldman Sachs touts commodities muscle as rivals shrink

Goldman Sachs touts commodities muscle as rivals shrink
reuters.com — NEW YORK Jan 16 Goldman Sachs Group Inc stuck with commodities trading while rivals have pulled back, and on Friday the bank felt vindicated. While Goldman does not disclose revenue for commodities trading specifically, Chief Financial Officer Harvey Schwartz highlighted it as a bright spot in the bank's broader fixed-income trading business, which had a rough quarter.
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