Sean McMahon

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

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Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah

CME Group on the economics of Bitcoin, traders flock to the close, the evolution of ISDA, PIMCO's inspired real estate choices, and Mo Salah is magisterial.

ISDA Wall Street
ISDA Wall Street

ISDA kicks off 33rd Annual General Meeting with release of Future of Derivatives survey results.

Border Wall
Border Wall

US-Mexico tensions set to spike, Wells Fargo has a leaker, Main Street preps for LIBOR changes, and is better regulation needed for ETFs?

Avicii
Avicii

Wells Fargo gets dinged, HSBC gets greener, Jes Staley skates, Arsene Wenger walks, and Avicii is gone.

Al Gore
Al Gore

Al Gore laughs last on sustainable investing, banks forget the Warren Rule, regulators diss coco bonds, money and guns, and how to lose a half-billion dollar yacht in a divorce.

Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines

VIX manipulation speculation re-ignites, cryptocurrencies and the MOS problem, UBS and Credit Suisse lead the way, A cool head in the clouds, and is housing still a wise investment?

San Francisco
San Francisco

#MeToo on Wall Street, geopolitical risks abound, Mnuchin does more Trumpsplaining, and how discrimination remains a grey area for a certain distinguished gentleman from Kentucky.

Senator Susan Collins
Senator Susan Collins

Trumps taps Clarida, Bowman for Fed, Trouble in the tea leaves, BAML flirts with Collins floor, the Blackstone-BlackRock divide, and logo fun at VW

JPMorgan Chase
JPMorgan Chase

The inconvenient truth about JPMorgan Chase, Deutsche Bank still has problems, Big Banks lobby against Big Tech, And what do Wells Fargo customers have in common with gun owners?

Mick Mulvaney
Mick Mulvaney

Hot tip from Lloyd Blankfein, The BIS on macroprudential policy coordination, Trouble ahead for leveraged loans, And if financial regulation ain't broke - don't fix it.