Bankstocks.com is a public web site operated by an individual who also operates an investment advisory firm that serve as an investment adviser to hedge funds (the "Firm"). Some articles are authored by employees of the Firm while others are authored by third parties. Under no circumstances does any article posted on Bankstocks.com represent a recommendation to buy or sell a security. This article is intended to provide insight into the financial services industry and is not a solicitation of any kind. The Firm does not vouch for the accuracy of any information contained in any article posted herein and the views expressed in any article herein do not necessarily reflect the views of the Firm. The Firm buys and sells securities on behalf of its fund investors and may do so, before and after any particular article herein is published, with respect to the securities discussed in any article posted herein. The Firm’s appraisal of a company's prospects is only one factor that affects the Firm’s decision whether to buy or sell shares in that company. Other factors might include, but are not limited to, the presence of mandatory limits on individual positions, decisions regarding portfolio exposures, and general market conditions and liquidity needs. As such, there may not always be consistency between the views expressed in this article and the Firm’s trading on behalf of its fund investors. There may be conflicts between the content posted on Bankstocks.com and the interests of the Firm. For an explanation of these conflicts, including an explanation of our trading policy, and how we resolve them, refer to the page marked “Our Trading Policy.”
Neither the authors nor any Bankstocks.com team members can provide investment advice or respond to individual requests for recommendations. However, we encourage your feedback and welcome your comments on any of the articles on this site. Neither the authors nor Bankstocks.com has undertaken any responsibility to update any portion of this article in response to events which may transpire subsequent to its original publication date.
Thursday Headlines: Senate report raps Goldman, JPMorgan; Warren chides Mel Watt
By Thomas K. Brown,
New York Times: Senate Report Criticizes Goldman and JPMorgan Over Their Influence in Commodities Market
Washington Post: Principal reduction for underwater homeowners not off table, official testifies
Charlotte Observer: Elizabeth Warren chides fellow Democrat Mel Watt over homeowner help
Bloomberg: Goldman Says It Fired Banker Who Obtained N.Y. Fed Information
New York Times: New Scrutiny of Goldman’s Ties to the New York Fed After a Leak
Bloomberg: Bankers in study find honesty elusive with jobs on mind
New York Times: Royal Bank of Scotland Fined $88 Million Over Technology Failure
Reuters: Swiss banks asked to hand over more data in U.S. tax case-paper
N.Y. Post: Know when to ‘Hold’ em: AG nets $25B from Wall St.
Bloomberg: Banks Had Unfair Advantage From Commodity Units: Senator
Bloomberg: Bankers Should Aim Higher Than Avoiding Jail, Taylor Says