Oct 11, 2021
David Komansky Epitomized The Old Wall Street
There was a time when it didn’t matter what school you went to or whether you had a fancy MBA. If you were smart and hungry, you could have a career on Wall Street — and even run...
Oct 4, 2021
Big Bus Found Critical Race Theory Bad for Bus
I’ve noticed something lately covering the woke culture that’s threatening to turn corporate offices into university-style safe spaces: There are apparently limits to how far...
Sep 27, 2021
Biden Latest In Wall Street's Presidential Losing Streak
President Joe Biden’s endless debacles mark another chapter of Wall Street’s notoriously horrible record of backing presidential candidates who destory the economy, Charles...
Sep 20, 2021
Still-Young Crypto Will Soar, If the SEC Allows It
With the cryptocurrency market rising, Securities and Exchange Commission boss Gary Gensler wants to push it away by adding too much red tape for crypto businesses, Charles Gasparino...
Sep 13, 2021
Economy Shook After 9/11, But Didn't Crumble
Charles Gasparino recalls how his father, ex-Marine William Gasparino helped build the Twin Towers. On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, he commemorates those who worked diligently to...
Sep 7, 2021
Gensler’s Battle w/Robinhood Could Be Bloody
There could be a lot of fighting between SEC Chair Gary Gensler and the popular stock trading app Robinhood. That battle could get really ugly, writes Charles Gasparino.
Aug 30, 2021
Shari Redstone’s ViacomCBS Mega-Merger Is Big Mess
ViacomCBS chairwoman Shari Redstone is now in the hot seat after letting both iconic media brands fall in market value as she desperately searches for a buyer.
Aug 23, 2021
Growing Political Roadblock to Biden Spending
As the debacle in Afghanistan consumes the Biden administration, Wall Street is keeping a closer eye on another debacle.
Aug 16, 2021
Gary Gensler's SEC Cultivating Elizabeth Warren
SEC chief Gary Gensler has been copycatting Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s crusade on Wall Street in his bid to be the Department of Treasury boss, Charles Gasparino writes.
Aug 9, 2021
Gary Gensler Has Few Crypto Regulatory Bullets
SEC chair Gary Gensler may not have the authority to regulate the “Wild West” market of cryptocurrencies, according to securities lawyers, Charles Gasparino writes.
Aug 2, 2021
Sm. Investor May Feel Sharp Pain From Robinhood IPO
Robinhood’s shaky IPO debut and intention to “democratize” Wall Street with its ever-growing user base isn’t attracting institutional investors — for a good reason, Charles...
Jul 26, 2021
Indoor Mask Mandates Would Choke NYC Banks
Big bank CEOS are growing anxious about Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio reinstituting mask mandates in response to the COVID-19 Delta variant, which could hamper the Big...
Jul 19, 2021
Amid Mega M & A, ViacomCBS May Be In Play
ViacomCBS Chair president Shari Redstone is courting every possible media conglomerate in her attempt to keep the company’s market value afloat, Charles Gasparino writes.
Jul 12, 2021
Sun Valley Billionaires Hid Their Growing Worry
The nation is recovering from a horrible pandemic, which big tech helped us survive and stock prices went up. But Charles Gasparino posits the head honchos aren’t happy right now.
Jul 6, 2021
Incompetent de Blasio Misses Out on $1B Bronx Project
While Mayor Bill de Blasio has been awful at handling NYC’s crime spree, he’s also striking out on development deals like the Yankees’ garage redevelopment plan, Charles...
Jun 28, 2021
Meme Investors Should Heed a 'Manic' Fan/Fred Lesson
The collapse of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should serve as a cautionary tale to illogical investors looking to hop onto meme stocks like AMC Entertainment and Gamestop, Charles...
Jun 21, 2021
Team Biden’s Lefty Bid to Batter Big Businesses
The Biden administration is appointing ‘woke’ progressives Lina Khan and Karl Racine into important market regulation positions — just to punish juggernaut companies like...
Jun 14, 2021
How SEC Head Should Handle 'Meme' Schemes
SEC boss Gary Gensler has his eye on regulating the “gamification” of meme-stocks like AMC and Gamestop, but there is an easier, simple way to stop wild speculations, Charles...
Jun 8, 2021
Biden’s Plan to Target Bus. As Way to Win Votes
Part of the way the Democrats plan to keep the House and the Senate in 2022 involves deeply politicizing two obscure federal agencies to generate big headlines by targeting big...
Jun 7, 2021
'Woke' Blackrock Will Laugh All the Way To Bank
BlackRock CEO Larry Fink is boarding the environmental-activism train for immense profits, as long he’s the one creating the ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance)...
May 31, 2021
The ‘Meme’ Mob Behind GME Frenzy Might Imperil AMC
AMC Entertainment’s biggest concern, aside from recovering from COVID-19 losses, is its new batch of shareholders treating it as a “meme” stock.
May 24, 2021
How John Stankey Brought on Disaster for AT&T
How did AT&T chief John Stankey and his deal-making wingman and former boss, Randall Stephenson sailed into a costly, ill-advised media-buying spree that landed WarnerMedia and...
May 17, 2021
SEC May Bring On a Lower Robinhood Valuation
It’s a lot of money for a stock-trading app that’s supposedly free.
May 11, 2021
Slow Joe Biden Puts the SEC Into Major Turmoil
Gary Gensler, the new sheriff on Wall Street, has set some ambitious plans for cracking down on stock-trading shenanigans — but the sheriff will need some deputies if he wants to...
May 10, 2021
Bidenomics Is Paying Americans to Not Work
Even as the United States’ economy begins to re-open, the jobs report released Friday did not paint a rosy picture of the economy. The Biden administration’s policies might be...
May 6, 2021
Janet Yellen Tells Her Truth on Economy, Then Recants
On one hand, Janet Yellen is a highly trained economist who understands the Joe Biden spending bonanza could be a recipe for economic disaster.
May 3, 2021
Sen. Schumer Can't Stop Left From Chucking SEC Pick
Chuck Schumer apparently isn’t progressive enough for today’s Democratic Party. Further proof can be found in the strange, fleeting tenure of Alex Oh as head of the Securities...
Apr 26, 2021
New Federal Regs Could Lead To Crypto Trouble
Ask Wall Street’s C-suite types about cryptocurrencies, and they all admit they’re getting into them one way or another. But keep asking questions, and they’ll tell you...
Apr 19, 2021
Cowardly CEOs' Woke Activism Is a PR Gimmick
Hysteria, groupthink and a fair amount of hypocrisy are the key ingredients in a ruinous cocktail that has managed to intoxicate some formerly profit-focused boardrooms. One day,...
Apr 12, 2021
MLB Swings, Misses with All-Star Game Debacle
It’s clear Georgia’s new voter law is nothing close to the “Jim Crow on steroids” description attributed to our alleged unifier in chief, President Biden. Yet I’m pretty...
Apr 5, 2021
Some Think Fed IR Subsidize Hedge Implosions
The full postmortem on Archegos Capital won’t be written for a while, but one thing is already clear: This little-known hedge fund run by a trader named Bill Hwang has become the...
Mar 29, 2021
Investors Seek Bitcoin Haven Amid Weak-Dollar Worries
Warren Buffett hates cryptocurrencies. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen isn’t a fan and neither is Bill Gates. Ditto for scores of great economic minds who call the rise of cryptos...
Mar 22, 2021
Forget Whining Workers, Investors Love GS's Solomon
David Solomon would never win a popularity contest inside Goldman Sachs.
Mar 15, 2021
Stimulus Potholes Aplenty Thanks to Dems Red Ink
"Everyone is now excited about infrastructure," a Democratic Party operative with ties to Wall Street declared late last week following passage of President Biden's vacuous, $1.9...
Mar 8, 2021
In Hot Seat Former GE Boss Jeff Immelt Bares Singed Soul
In "Hot Seat," Jeff Immelt's highly readable yet flawed account of his controversial tenure as CEO of General Electric, he wastes little time letting the reader know he was handed an...
Mar 1, 2021
Markets Would Be Much More Perilous Sans Shorts
It feels wrong to hope that a company goes out of business and its stock craters to zero, which is why short sellers â?" the traders who make money when stocks tank â?" are treated...
Feb 22, 2021
GE's Immelt Failed to See Warnings, or the Simple Things
The fact that Jeff Immelt never saw either his or the company's demise coming speaks volumes about why the GE of today is a shell of its former self, and a classic example of how...
Feb 15, 2021
How Corporations Surrendered to Lefty 'Wokeness'
Companies used to be in business to make money, sell stuff and employ people. They were run by executives who were proudly capitalist and believed in the country's founding...
Feb 8, 2021
New Robinhood Regulations Would Stiff 'Little Guy'
The GameStop-Robinhood stock-trading frenzy could take another bizarre turn thanks largely to some legislative "solutions" being weighed, allegedly to protect small investors. But if...
Feb 1, 2021
Post-GameStop Reg of Hedge Funds Wouldn't Be Prudent
New counterproductive regs on hedgies? There will undoubtedly be a regulatory response to the insanity surrounding GameStop and a few other one-time penny stocks.
Jan 28, 2021
GameStop Surging Is a Warning of Unsound Market
Today, the warning sign flashing "danger," signaling that the stock market has lost its mind, is GameStop.
Jan 25, 2021
Wall Street Dodged Elizabeth Warren, Got Her Besty
Among corporate America's biggest worries about a Biden presidency was that he might cave to the left wing of his party and select Elizabeth Warren as his top white-collar-crime cop.
Jan 18, 2021
Housing May Once Again Be Behind the 2008-Ball
We seem to be living in an era of the unexpected disaster: A virus that suddenly shuts down the US economy and ends life as we know it.
Jan 11, 2021
The Vaccine Mess Hinders Wall Street's NYC Return
Lost in the mayhem in DC over the past few days has been Wall Street's move to quietly delay.
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