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Alameda's first staffers quit after battling Sam Bankman-Fried over risk and compliance issues

Alameda’s first staffers quit after battling Sam Bankman-Fried over risk and compliance issues

IDX Digital Assets chief investment officer Ben McMillan discusses Sam Bankman-Fried at the New York Times conference amid FTX fallout. Years before the collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried’s crypto empire, a group of employees quit in a power struggle, after worrying about what they say was his cavalier approach to risk, compliance and accounting. The employees …

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Fed officials risk split over future rate hikes, economists warn

Fed officials risk split over future rate hikes, economists warn

A united front among Federal Reserve officials is likely to crumble as sharper divisions emerge among policymakers over how hard to squeeze the economy to fight inflation, economists have warned. As the U.S. central bank prepares to slow the pace of interest rate hikes next month after one of the most aggressive tightening campaigns in …

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Falling house prices will help the Fed keep inflation under control, but it will also increase the risk of a prolonged economic slowdown

Falling house prices will help the Fed keep inflation under control, but it will also increase the risk of a prolonged economic slowdown

US home sales extend their decline as Federal Reserve tightening pushes mortgage rates higher. This has helped bring inflation under control, which is now receding from four-decade highs. But a slowdown in the real estate market also increases the risk of recession. Loading Something is loading. Thank you for your registration! Access your favorite topics …

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Can you build a retirement income plan with both risk and reliability?

Can you build a retirement income plan with both risk and reliability?

Two very different strategies can help retirees’ retirement savings last a lifetime, and which one is right for you, or even a hybrid plan, may depend on your risk tolerance. Let’s look at probability-based income planning versus guaranteed income planning. You can probably guess the kinds of questions financial advisors hear most often from hopeful …

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How to manage credit and financial risk in an unstable economy

How to manage credit and financial risk in an unstable economy

Burning US five and one dollar bills, London, August 8, 2011. (Photo by Tom Stoddart/Getty Images) Getty Images I recently interviewed Sundeep Yerapotina, Chief Risk Officer (CRO CRO ) for Rewards Branded Cards at Citi, who is a personal finance and credit risk management expert on how people can manage credit and financial risk in …

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How to Model Risk in a Turbulent Real Estate Market

How to Model Risk in a Turbulent Real Estate Market

Understanding the potential pros and cons of a real estate transaction can mean the difference between profit and peril. One of the ways investors achieve this is through the use of financial modeling which estimates and analyzes the potential financial impact of various scenarios on a property or portfolio of properties. Modeling can help assess …

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Key Freight Rail Union rejects deal, raising strike risk

Key Freight Rail Union rejects deal, raising strike risk

Members of a union that mainly represents rail freight drivers have narrowly rejected a provisional work contract, their union said on Monday. If the two sides fail to reach another tentative agreement by early December, railroad workers could strike – an outcome that industry officials say could cost the economy more than $2 billion a …

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Eurozone moves away from risk of deep winter recession

Eurozone moves away from risk of deep winter recession

The likelihood that the euro zone will fall into a deep recession this winter is receding according to economists who have revised their projections downwards. Increased fiscal support from governments, lower gas prices and a mild autumn have all helped improve the bloc’s outlook. Most forecasters still expect eurozone output to contract in the coming …

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Pulled by tweet: Elon Musk's latest actions put Twitter at risk, experts say

Pulled by tweet: Elon Musk’s latest actions put Twitter at risk, experts say

People walk outside Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco, Friday, November 4, 2022. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption toggle caption Jeff Chiu/AP People walk outside Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco, Friday, November 4, 2022. Jeff Chiu/AP Eric Frohnhoefer thought his tweets to the CEO of Twitter (and his new boss) Elon Musk explaining why there was a …

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October inflation slowed more than expected, but remains near 40-year highs. Here’s what 5 experts said about the risk of stagflation hitting the US economy

Paul Volcker, former Fed Chairman from 1979 to 1987. Bettmann/Getty Images Inflation eased in October, but prices have been high for more than 20 months now, raising fears of stagflation. This means the economy could be hit by high unemployment, weak growth and persistent inflation – as well as a sharp drop in stocks. Here’s …

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