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Welcome to Day 2 of SmartBrief’s roundup of financial news coming out of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Scroll to the bottom of this post to watch a selection of Thursday’s panel discussions related to finance.

The Lady and the Gentleman: German Chancellor Angela Merkel might have been talking in Davos on Thursday, but everyone was listening to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi.[…] Continue Reading »

The 2014 SIFMA Annual Meeting is right around the corner.

This event is truly a unique experience that serves as a one-stop resource for members and industry and market participants to receive updates on critical issues, as well as connect with colleagues and counterparts from throughout the business. Updates and news are provided by the primary sources of prominent policymakers and financial media.[…] Continue Reading »

Millennials, those born in the 1980s and 1990s, are a key demographic for wealth managers because of the generation’s size. But they also present a challenge for advisers. Millennials are leery of investing after experiencing the Great Recession and are more focused on reducing debt and increasing savings than their parents. Courting this generation was the topic of “What do Millennial investors want from their financial services firms?” panel moderated by Steven M.[…] Continue Reading »

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 »