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

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

Phil Angelides

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


CQG expands its footprint with Nasdaq, INE agreements


How will the opening of a new exchange in China change global markets?

FIA Boca

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

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

Cobalt Namibia

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

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

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

Hock Tan Broadcom

Banks go for brick-and-mortar, Goldman Sachs reboots commodities, Broadcom continues chess game with Qualcomm - US government; and Nemanja Magic saves Man United

Wilbur Ross

Wilbur laughs last, Wells Fargo trims the fat, LCH powers LSE, the beauty of a powerless president, and fun with headlines


Trump's tariff move sinks markets, Tim Sloan is feeling feisty, the bad kind of foreign investment, #MeToo on Wall Street, and The Mooch targets the General