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September 7, 2012
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  • Morgan Stanley, Citigroup debate value of joint unit
    As Morgan Stanley plans to raise its stake in its wealth-management venture with Citigroup, the two are split over the venture's valuation. Morgan Stanley puts the unit -- Morgan Stanley Smith Barney -- at $9.5 billion while Citigroup estimates it at $22.5 billion, sources say. The Wall Street Journal (9/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Banks would rather trade securities than lend cash
    That banks can make a profit solely or mainly as lenders is an old-fashioned idea, a vision of the capital markets and the economy that no longer is valid, according to Peter J. Wallison of the American Enterprise Institute. Today's banks are more interested in trading securities than in lending cash, he writes. Consequently, the industry is opposed to the Volcker rule or the reinstatement of the Glass-Steagall Act, which required the separation of investment banking from retail banking. (subscription required) (9/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Don't obsess over "eureka moments"
    Everyone longs for a "eureka moment" in which they come up with a killer idea or industry-changing product, writes Chris Grivas. The reality of innovation is much more mundane, Grivas argues. "[O]ften the key to innovation lies not in the big idea, but in discovering a new way to look at the problem," he writes. ThoughtLeaders blog (9/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Oxford Debate Series -- Oct. 18
    Analysts are inadequately trained for today’s global economic and financial environments. For the first time, on Oct. 18, NYSSA will gather two teams -– one pro and one con -– to debate the resolution before the house in the first in a series of big picture issues: The NYSSA Oxford Debate Series. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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