Economics editor/writer at Bloomberg View

Paula Dwyer's Biography

Writer/editor on economic, financial, regulatory and business issues for Bloomberg View. Former NYT Washington economics editor and deputy business editor. Ex-BusinessWeek Assistant Managing Editor, Deputy Washington Bureau Chief, London Bureau Chief, investigative correspondent and Congressional correspondent. Co-author of NYT bestseller, "Take On the Street," with former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt. Pulitzer Prize finalist for editorial writing in 2012. Live in Virginia and Brooklyn, NY.

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Clinton Would Complicate the Capital-Gains Tax

bloombergview.com — Hillary Clinton's economic prescriptions seem like they came from a marriage counselor, trying to get warring spouses to focus on what they have in common instead of what divides them. The problem, though, is that neither side finds the result all that satisfying; sometimes the median is a muddle.

The Myth of Shareholder Value

bloombergview.com — Michel Landel, the chief executive officer of Sodexo, which provides food, janitorial, laundry and maintenance services for schools, hospitals and companies (including Bloomberg LP), has been busy lately promoting quality-of-life improvements in the workplace. His campaign certainly suits the bottom line of Sodexo, which began 50 years ago selling food to factory workers in Marseilles and whose business is helping companies treat their workers well.
May 11, 2015

This CEO says worker quality of life is as important as shareholder value. @paulaEdwyer bloombergview.com/articles/2015-… via @BV

May 11, 2015

This CEO says worker quality of life is as important as shareholder value. @paulaEdwyer bloombergview.com/articles/2015-… via @BV

Here's How to Make $741,000 a Day

bloombergview.com — Royal Dutch Shell landed a big fish today with its BG Group acquisition, making it one of the biggest global players in the natural gas industry. Shareholders at BG (formerly British Gas) are pleased, too: Shell is paying them a 50 percent premium.

German Boards Need Women Not Quotas

bloombergview.com — Germany joined a growing list of countries requiring corporations to meet a quota for women board members. Corporate Germany needed a kick in the pants: Years of voluntary efforts had failed to significantly boost the number of women directors. But placing more women on boards is good for business -- except when it's done by quota.
Mar 10, 2015

Yes, Germany (and the U.S.) need more women on boards, but quotas aren't the solution: bloombergview.com/articles/2015-… via @BV

Mar 10, 2015

RT @paulaEdwyer: Yes, Germany (and the U.S.) need more women on boards, but quotas aren't the solution: bloombergview.com/articles/2015-… via @BV

Mar 10, 2015

Boards have a fiduciary duty to improve their diversity, with studies showing diversity improves results: bloombergview.com/articles/2015-… via @BV

Mar 10, 2015

More women on boards is good for business -- except when it's done by quota, writes @paulaEdwyer bloombergview.com/articles/2015-… via @BV

Mar 10, 2015

RT @cflav: More women on boards is good for business -- except when it's done by quota, writes @paulaEdwyer bloombergview.com/articles/2015-… via @BV

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Real Reason Brokers Oppose a Fiduciary Standard

bankinvestmentconsultant.com — Industry trade groups argue that a fiduciary rule would make investment advice and retirement planning too expensive for low- to middle-income families. Here s what they really mean, according to Bloomberg View columnist Paula Dwyer.
Mar 08, 2015

RT @BIConline: To make all brokers fiduciaries it would mean training 37,000 U.S. investment professionals: bit.ly/1G0Odbd

The real reason brokers oppose a fiduciary standard

denverpost.com — Posted: 03/01/2015 12:01:00 AM MST Wall Street is wasting no time revving up its lobbying machine now that President Barack Obama has said his administration soon will propose a rule to require brokers to act as fiduciaries when advising clients on their retirement savings.

The real reason brokers oppose a fiduciary standard

northjersey.com — COMMENTARY But because brokers can choose from dozens of investment products, all of them "suitable" for their clients, they are free to recommend the one that pays them the most - and often do.

Real Reason Brokers Oppose a Fiduciary Standard

onwallstreet.com — (Bloomberg) -- Wall Street is wasting no time revving up its lobbying machine now that President Barack Obama has said his administration soon will propose a rule to require brokers to act as fiduciaries when advising clients on their retirement savings.
Feb 27, 2015

RT @onwallstreet: SIFMA 'study' says lower-income savers prefer brokers w/no fiduciary duty. But is it valid? bit.ly/1862i8z by @paulaedwyer

Feb 27, 2015

RT @onwallstreet: Making all brokers fiduciaries would require training 37K U.S. investment professionals: bit.ly/1862i8z by @paulaedwyer

Real Reason Brokers Oppose a Fiduciary Standard

financial-planning.com — (Bloomberg) -- Wall Street is wasting no time revving up its lobbying machine now that President Barack Obama has said his administration soon will propose a rule to require brokers to act as fiduciaries when advising clients on their retirement savings.

Why brokers are resisting Obama's proposal

sltrib.com — This sounds alarming! Is Obama about to make worse the very problem - too little retirement savings - he says he wants to fix? That's the thrust of a memo written by the law firm Debevoise & Plimpton for the Financial Services Roundtable, which represents the chief executive officers of banks, insurers and asset managers.
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Aug 01, 2015

Your Saturday morning "really?" read: Tiny Birds, Big Drama: Inside the World of the Birdmen of Queens, via @nytimes nytimes.com/2015/08/02/nyr…

Jul 30, 2015

The Manhattan skyline never looks the same but it always looks best after a storm. pic.twitter.com/OPdqeAq3KE

Jul 30, 2015

RT @hblodget: Finally someone stands up for Pluto -- NASA demands it be called a planet again techinsider.io/new-horizons-a…

Jul 30, 2015

Move over Chicago School, and MIT, too! UC-Berkeley is reshaping the econ profession: @noahpinion bv.ms/1INfmRL via @BV

Jul 30, 2015

Warren Buffett’s Family Secretly Funded a Birth Control Revolution bloom.bg/1JTkb6p via @business



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