Delaying Volcker, MIT Prof. Pleads Guilty (Video), and a New SEC Examination Aug13

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Banks push US Fed to delay Volcker Rule: WSJ Banks are lobbying U.S. policy makers for a delay of up to seven years from a provision requiring them to sell investments in private-equity and venture-capital funds, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Bank officials, trade groups and lawmakers are quietly pressing the… Read more »

BlackRock Rising, an Alpha Video, and Viking’s Illiquid Investment Jul16

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BlackRock Second-Quarter Profit Climbs 11% as Assets Rise BlackRock Inc. (BLK), the world’s biggest money manager, said second-quarter profit rose 11 percent as investors added money to its funds, boosting assets and the fees for managing them. Net income increased to $808 million, or $4.72 a share, from $729 million, or $4.19 a share, a year earlier,… Read more »