Sean McMahon

Sean McMahon edits SmartBrief newsletters on global financial markets and consumer banking.

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Steve Bannon
Steve Bannon

Bannon gets the boot, the personnel policing Wall Street, Jeffrey Gundlach gets feisty, and why Jesse Eisinger is smirking.

Las Ramblas
Las Ramblas

Terror on Las Ramblas, hedge funds dabbling in sports betting, quant fund crisis alert, and how renewables have become just like TARP.

Jeff Bezos of Amazon
Jeff Bezos of Amazon

Consumer credit landscape flashing red, Amazon finances Whole Food acquisition, and new ideas abound for how to finance higher education ... and Pre-K education.

JPMorgan boss Jamie Dimon
JPMorgan boss Jamie Dimon

Wall Street CEOs and their Devil's Bargain with Trump.

Timothy Geithner
Timothy Geithner

Fiduciary rule moves to death row, financial crisis crimes and no punishment, bank bailout justification, and Wall Street beats Silicon Valley again!

Travis Kalanick of Uber
Travis Kalanick of Uber

What Wall Street gets right on gender equality, Uber makes a business move, David Letterman returns, and Disney makes ESPN fans oh-so happy

Bank for International Settlements
Bank for International Settlements

Complexity abounds for fintech regulation, Earnest looks to sell itself, and what has the global financial system learned a decade after the kickoff of the crisis?

John Travolta
John Travolta

Financial markets doing some good, Some jobs aren't worth saving, Fiduciary rule FAQs, and is Wells Fargo too big to manage ethically?

Neymar
Neymar

Big Pot still needs bankers, Julius Baer bets on post-Brexit Britain, Goldman Sachs woos the Saudis, and Neymar bids adeiu to Barcelona

Sam Darnold
Sam Darnold

Oops, Wells Fargo did it again, Raters still gonna rate, FSI launches policy publication, and who exactly powers the Dow