Bonnie and Yonni — Disney dynamic duo, immortalized

May 27, 2010

Bonnie and Yonni are unlikely to go down in the history books as among the nimblest of partners-in-crime. But they might have earned a prominent placeĀ among the most candid.

from Summit Notebook:

SEC’s Schapiro says journalist job cuts worrying

April 29, 2009

Mary Schapiro, America's new top cop for the securities industry, said the current mass culling of journalists' jobs is a concern because it could reduce the number of leads that regulators get as they seek to crack down on nefarious behavior.

from Summit Notebook:

SEC’s Schapiro shows little interest in Cox’s pet projects

April 28, 2009

When he was chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Christopher Cox got slammed by many for failing to protect investors during the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, including missing Bernie Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme. Now, to add insult to injury, his successor is showing little interest in his pet projects concerning corporate disclosure and accounting standards, and questioning whether at least one of them is even appropriate.

Who needs press releases anyway?

February 11, 2009

BGC Partners apparently does not. The self-described global full-service inter-dealer broker of financial instruments issued this announcement on Tuesday (via press release on the PRNewswire press release service, of course):