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January 9, 2013
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  Morning Bell 
5 tips for managing negative online comments
The Internet gives your customers a voice online, but what can you do when that voice is yelling negative comments? With 5 tips, you can learn how to positively respond and help direct the conversation. Read the article and learn the 5 ways to respond positively.

  Industry News 
  • Goldman group gets around vow to halt proprietary trading
    A Goldman Sachs group called Multi-Strategy Investing is wagering about $1 billion of the company's funds on stocks and bonds despite the bank's recent assurances that it no longer engages in such activities, according to sources who worked for or with MSI. Bloomberg (1/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Building Workplace Trust 2015
Interaction Associates' 6th annual research study tracking trust on the job, Building Workplace Trust, is out, and more than half of employees surveyed give their organizations low marks for trust and leadership. Yet this year's findings again point to how high trust leads to better outcomes and financial results — and even boosts innovation.

  Washington Roundup 
  • Lew reportedly is likely choice for U.S. Treasury chief
    White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew might succeed Timothy Geithner as Treasury secretary, sources say. Lew is said to have helped supervise White House strategy during budget negotiations while keeping Wall Street executives up to date. Bloomberg (1/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Transformational Journeys: Modern Business Planning
Harvard Business Review explores why CFO's and their finance organizations must adapt to the changing landscape of their markets and how big data, organizational collaboration, and new cloud-based planning and analysis technologies are driving successful change.
Click here to access the report.

  Asset/Wealth Management Report 
  • FINRA solicits comments on its bonus-disclosure proposal
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has started seeking comments about its proposal that would require brokers to disclose their signing bonuses when they move from one company to another. Richard Ketchum, the chairman and chief executive officer of FINRA, would like to see the measure in place by summer. Some in the industry are opposed to the plan. The Wall Street Journal (1/8), Reuters (1/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Whitepaper: SDN: How do you get there from here?
Are the growing data needs of mobile, cloud, big data and social threatening today's enterprise networks? Scalable processes, a phased integration approach and the appetite to optimize over time are key components of a modern network. It's how agile organizations prepare for the data needs of tomorrow.
Explore the whitepaper to start down the path toward SDN.

  SIFMA News 
  • Attend the SIFMA 40th Annual Operations Conference & Exhibit 2013 at 2012 prices!
    Just added: Featured Speaker-Charles Gasparino, Senior Correspondent Fox Business Network! SIFMA's 40th Annual Operations Conference + Exhibit in Boca Raton, FL from April 28 to May 1 will bring together senior professionals from all corners of the marketplace at the premier event for financial services operations. Take advantage of early bird rates so you can engage expert thought leaders to examine the most critical operational, risk management, and regulatory issues impacting your firm. In addition, you will gain unique insights and actionable solutions from senior industry professionals, regulators, and service providers. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Register Today & SAVE -- SIFMA's AML Workshops and Conference -- Feb. 26-27
    SIFMA’s 13th Annual Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Workshops and Conference is the securities industry's premier events for anti-money laundering compliance and practices. Join us and hear exclusive presentations from newly-appointed FinCEN Director Jennifer Shasky Calvery, and OFAC Director Adam Szubin on their agendas for the upcoming year. Half-day workshops compliment the main conference by providing practical guidance to financial services industry AML compliance requirements. The conference convenes leading experts from the industry, regulatory agencies and law enforcement to discuss the most recent developments in AML laws, and provides expert insights for implementing robust and effective compliance programs. Register before the early bird rates expire January 31, 2013. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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