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Sean McMahon

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

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Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg

FinReg sausage making, BoE with a deft touch, Cobalt comes to the fore, and where for art thou, Mark Zuckerberg?

Phil Angelides
Phil Angelides

Looking back on the financial crisis, Share buybacks vs capital investment, globalizing fintech, and fun with Bitcoin charts

FIA Boca
FIA Boca

Day Three at FIA Boca. Beware the Ides of March!

David Solomon
David Solomon

BIS warns of a 'digital run', C-suite moves at Goldman Sachs, Saudi Aramco pushes pause, and one thing big bank gotta do to get mobile payments right

Lloyd Blankfein
Lloyd Blankfein

Lloyd Blankfein heads for the exit, Stanford endowment set to be scrutinized, a steady course for Deutsche Boerse, and the Nasdaq sets a record.

Cobalt Namibia
Cobalt Namibia

Trump exempts Mexico and Canada from tariffs, Blockchainits, airborne and floating cows, and who will get Namibia's cobalt?

Gary Cohn
Gary Cohn

Wells Fargo burned by nuns and guns, unpatriotic execs at Jack Daniel's, the beginning of another HSBC scandal, and what now for Gary Cohn?

Bank for International Settlements
Bank for International Settlements

Good news from the Basel Committee, Democratic senators conveniently forget what causes banks to go out of business, Citi aims for digital, and Real Madrid boots PSG

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