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News and original analysis on the finance and accounting sectors.

Blackstone cashes in on whales, KfW=Britney Spears, Kashkari carries on and pension problems persist

Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren goes conflict-of-interest hunting, ECB repeats the Fed's mistakes, Financial CHOICE Act medicine, Sam Seaborn lives on and cocaine goes Messi

Oil rig

Bridgewater dissects populism, warnings signs in Saudi Arabia, LSE-Deutsche Boerse prepares to RIP and Notre Dame sells out

Bo Jackson

CME Group Chief Economist cross-trains to show his forecasting skills

Christian Laettner

Auto lenders set to crash, HFT set to crash, China set to crash and remembering when Duke didn't crash

The Quiksliver In Memory Of Eddie Aikau

The Guardian drops an AML bomb, America's Top 4 bank eke past $1T, Dodd-Frank vs CHOICE Act and how surfing (on waves) powers the economy

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari

Investment banks rev engines, Kashkari evolves, Deutsche Bank comedy continues and the FT dissects penalty kicks

Deutsche Bank

Sun sets on FIA Boca, SEC readies T+2, Deutsche Bank on FinTech and FINRA lobbying dips

Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation and Euroclear collaborate to unveil solution to optimize US-Europe collateral

CloudMargin offer seamless interoperability with Nasdaq Clearing

CFTC Chairman (nominee) J. Christopher Giancarlo

FIA Boca welcomes Giancarlo, Lukken on equivalence, exchange leaders exchange ideas and Harvard tracks the SEC

Snow day in Boca

FIA Boca, SGX on mercantilism, CME Group on Fed rates, Gamblers on high-frequency betting and bank culture is still an ideal

Shopping mall

Short sellers go shopping, a Trojan took the helm in SEC country, things not so fine at SoFi and Trump moves to help the beauticians

European Central Bank headquarters

BIS Quarterly Review, the drag of the financial crisis, FRTB critics spot an opportunity and the impact of new credit-loss provisioning on banks