If big banks get to settle with the SEC without admitting or denying any wrongdoing, what good does a settlement do in the end? By Eleanor BloxhamNov 7, 2011 10:05 AM ET
Quit while you are quietly behind.
By Shelley DuBois, writer-reporter
FORTUNE -- Jon Corzine, what were you thinking? It's going to be tough to salvage the good parts of a long, lucrative career in finance after the dust clears from this current mess, even in its rosiest of outcomes.
Friday, Corzine announced that after about a year holding the job, he is resigning his position as CEO of brokerage firm MF Global (MFGLQ). MORENov 4, 2011 4:03 PM ET
To avoid a repetition of the past, regulators should pay closer attention to the terms of their bank settlements. By Eleanor BloxhamOct 26, 2011 9:30 AM ET
If the largest banks want no action from regulators in the future, the best place to start is by showing regulators that they don't require their attention at all. By Eleanor BloxhamOct 18, 2011 5:00 AM ET
From proposals on executive pay to political spending, Goldman Sachs is gearing up for a busy – and potentially heated -- annual shareholders meeting. By Eleanor BloxhamMay 6, 2011 9:11 AM ET
The Bronx. Brooklyn. Harvard. Hollywood. From selling peanuts at Yankee Stadium to displacing two heirs apparent at Goldman Sachs, isn't Lloyd Blankfein living the American Dream?
In this book excerpt from MONEY AND POWER: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World, author William D. Cohan examines Lloyd Blankfein's up-from-nothing story, and finds out why Hank Paulson would've rather had no one else as Goldman Sachs's CEO.
By William D. Cohan, contributor
Lloyd Blankfein's path tothe MOREApr 21, 2011 5:00 AM ET
He has been CEO of the storied but bruised investment bank for a year. All he has to do is reduce risk and restore profits at the same time.
By Duff McDonald, contributor
FORTUNE -- On an April Friday last year, Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman received a call while on vacation with his family in Anguilla: In just four days the Agricultural Bank of China was holding a "bake-off" for investment MOREMar 30, 2011 5:00 AM ET
No doubt Goldman Sachs was hoping for a better PR year in 2011, but a Facebook offering debacle and a widely-criticized business practice review set the bank off on a rocky start. So what good can come from the fumbles? Leadership lessons for us all.
By Eleanor Bloxham, contributor
The calendar pages have turned to a new year and already Goldman Sachs has found itself in hot water, again.
No doubt, Goldman (GS) MOREJan 21, 2011 11:24 AM ET
Despite growing fears that Harvard Business School has turned its back on financiers and consultants, it's more likely that recently rejected applicants to the elite MBA program fell victim to common application fumbles. Here are a few tips to avoid the pitfalls.
By Shawn O'Connor, contributor
An anxious buzz is sweeping through the ranks of analysts and associates at the country's premier private equity firms and investment banks.
"Why doesn't Harvard MOREDec 23, 2010 11:35 AM ET
In what may be a marked appeal to diversify its ranks and soften its image, Harvard Business School sent out several surprising rejections and wait list notifications to candidates from some of the most prestigious financial firms in the world.
By John A. Byrne, contributor
(poetsandquants.com) -- Several high-performing private equity and financial stars were dumbfounded, outraged, or just perplexed to be rejected or waitlisted when Harvard Business School released its round MOREDec 17, 2010 3:14 PM ET
|GM raising Corvette prices|
|Everything must go: There's a flood of store closings|
|Albertsons to merge with Safeway|
|Boeing reports wing cracks on Dreamliners|
|Bitcoin matters. Ignore the media circus.|