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A roundup of all the best financial news and analysis coming out of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
Are we all the way back from the brink?: The top financial event on the agenda Wednesday was the “Are Markets Safer Now?” panel debate featuring Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins, HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint, Elliott Management CEO and co-CIO Paul Singer and Stanford professor Anat Admati.[…] Continue Reading »
Globalization was quite the buzzword when Bill Clinton was in office. But to hear the former president speak today, it sounds like it is the aftermath of globalization that is wreaking havoc in many parts of the world.
“We live in the most interdependent time in history,” Clinton explained. “Isolation is not an option.”
Clinton took the stage Monday before a packed audience of Wall Street bankers at the SIFMA Annual Meeting and discussed the challenges facing the financial industry and the global economy.[…] Continue Reading »
With swaps and derivatives likely to play as critical a role in the year to come as ever before, SmartBrief asked Stephen O’Connor, chairman of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association and managing director at Morgan Stanley, to share his insight on regulatory reform, his association’s evolving role in the marketplace and other changes coming in 2012.[…] Continue Reading »
A reason for leaders to learn to tell tales; 100 reasons procrastination is keeping you from being an innovator; and CEOs toughen up, Navy SEAL-style.
Read about all this and more in this week’s top five most-clicked links in SmartBrief on Leadership:
- Why CEOs should learn to tell stories
- 100 reasons you’ll never be an innovator
- Teach your workers to do without you, says JetBlue chief
- Ex-Navy SEAL starts boot camp for bosses
- War breaks out between would-be Morgan Stanley chiefs
This post is by SmartBrief Finance Editor Sean McMahon, who is reporting live from the annual meeting for the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association today in New York. For more coverage of the meeting, follow @SBFinance on Twitter and sign up for SIFMA SmartBrief.
The most important aspect of the Dodd-Frank Act is that it provides much-needed clarity on the rules of the game on Wall Street, said Morgan Stanley President and CEO James P.[…] Continue Reading »