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News and original analysis on the finance and accounting sectors.

Big banks battle Venmo, Mike Mayo finds a home, Peer pressure from Google on rooftop solar

Smarsh survey highlights firms’ struggle to keep up with electronic communications

The rise of mobile devices, text messaging represents increased compliance risks for financial services firms

Arthur Laffer

The laughable tax theory of Kansas is about to go national, Liquidity requirements still have doubters, and Goldman Sachs weigh fintech in Brazil

General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt

America's anti-motherhood policies, Reforming OTC derivatives, Pain at one bank in Spain, and GE is not all-in on America First

Barclays Chairman John McFarlane

The poetry and prose of Jes Staley, AIG hopes the fourth time is the charm, Goldman Sachs wants everyone into the dark pool, and get ready for laptop lunacy in the skies over the Atlantic

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney

Life as a lender-of-last-resort, BoE fights the good fight on reforms, and SNAP goes Snap!

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein

Jes preps to take fire, Lloyd loves Glass-Steagall, OLA trying to not be DOA, and might homeownership a bad thing?

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger

Charlie Munger is OK with financial regulations, Garrett flip-flops, and the UK's FCA gets swindled

Nasdaq President and CEO Adena Friedman

The environment for initial public offerings seems stronger than it was last year, Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman said.

Taylor Swift

Raters gonna rate, Jeb says shhh to FOIA, Fiduciary rule death watch, And Warren Buffett gets set to shine

Hensarling has a good day, Nasdaq has plan to boost IPOs, EU fires a shot at London finance, and traders make Carly Rae Jepsen smile

Joe Biden and Michael Milken

Biden talks moonshots, a unicorn is spotted at Milken and people are talking about the Bolsheviks again

Day 2 of the Milken Institute Global Conference featured Jeb Bush, Terry Duffy, Jim Yong Kim, Stephen Schwarzman and plenty of talk about Trump.

Scott Minerd Mohamed El-Erian

Leaders from Allianz and Guggenheim partners see the Federal Reserve leading the way

Jamie Dimon

Mnuchin, Dimon, El-Erian, Minerd, Bonderman and more - A wrap up of the newsmakers from Day 1 of the Milken Institute Global Conference