SmartBrief Originals
News and original analysis on the finance and accounting sectors.
Tim Sloan

The BIS on fintech, Wells Fargo CEO at risk, blockchainitis, and World Cup qualifiers

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank in the Oval Office, the dynamics of bank runs, and Brexit-induced regulatory arbitrage


The cost of Harvey, a tougher Fed, and the correlation between CDOs and career risk


Smarsh acquires voice-archiving solution to boost MiFID II compliance offerings


Winds of change at the Energy Department, Inside indexing, Sir Howard Davies on regulation, and the behavioral science of trading turned on its head.

Bruce Willis

The Bundesbank avoids Dying Harder, fixing the US mortgage market, bank stock swings, and guess who is missing out on the Trump Bump?

Lloyd Blankfein

Goldman Sachs takes on the Volcker rule, banking disruptors, and the $1 trillion fund

Total Eclipse

Total eclipse of the sun, Mnuchin minds his business, Cohn atop an independent Fed, and Ray Dalio speaks his mind

Steve Bannon

Bannon gets the boot, the personnel policing Wall Street, Jeffrey Gundlach gets feisty, and why Jesse Eisinger is smirking.

Las Ramblas

Terror on Las Ramblas, hedge funds dabbling in sports betting, quant fund crisis alert, and how renewables have become just like TARP.

Jeff Bezos of Amazon

Consumer credit landscape flashing red, Amazon finances Whole Food acquisition, and new ideas abound for how to finance higher education ... and Pre-K education.

JPMorgan boss Jamie Dimon

Wall Street CEOs and their Devil's Bargain with Trump.

Timothy Geithner

Fiduciary rule moves to death row, financial crisis crimes and no punishment, bank bailout justification, and Wall Street beats Silicon Valley again!

Travis Kalanick of Uber

What Wall Street gets right on gender equality, Uber makes a business move, David Letterman returns, and Disney makes ESPN fans oh-so happy

Bank for International Settlements

Complexity abounds for fintech regulation, Earnest looks to sell itself, and what has the global financial system learned a decade after the kickoff of the crisis?