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Anthony Scaramucci: Every dentist in America can have a $25,000 to $50,000 hedge fund portfolio, run by the best and brightest hedge fund managers in the world.

The art of the leveraged deal: Borrowing against the patience of a Chinese buyer, 41,000 FAs and the White House ethics office, Scaramucci scores 10 days of fame and runway to do more deals

Hedging his bets, 'the Mooch' took out Priebus and stayed 'on track' to sell his SkyBridge stake to the Chinese at an above-market valuation

August 1, 2017 at 11:41 PM

Ron Rhoades: Mr. Scaramucci likely saw the Department of Labor regulation as a threat to his firm.

In letter to RIABiz, Ron Rhoades reacts to the ardent DOL rule detractor commandeering the White House microphone

Citing the new voice of the White House as 'contrary' in his comments regarding the Labor Department's efforts to shift Wall Street's culture and ways, the fiduciary scholar beseeches Scramucci to think it over

July 22, 2017 at 12:02 AM

Anthony Scaramucci: I believe that you have to subordinate yourself to the greater good of the team.

Anthony Scaramucci tweets his way to Donald Trump's side after flaming out of investment business

After jumping into the fray to defend Donald Jr. on Twitter, 'the Mooch' -- once (maybe twice) fired as a Goldman Sachs broker -- will craft communications for Donald Trump as financial and legal smoke threatens to burst into flame

July 21, 2017 at 11:45 PM

Micah Hauptman: [Acosta's] comments suggest that [he] has pre-judged the outcome of the reconsideration and may plan to gut core provisions of the rule.

Alexander Acosta's DOL rule letter to WSJ contains double message and one long-term objective: 'Gut' it

Labor Secretary explains that flouting administrative rule is counterproductive but his comments to Wall Street Journal 'parrot' the brokerage lobby line, reassuring them that larger effort to kill the regulation is on track

May 23, 2017 at 7:29 PM

Anthony Scaramucci: I’m ready to serve. If he doesn’t want me to serve that’s fine. I have no bitterness about it.

Anthony Scaramucci admits Trump hire 'didn't materialize' amid 'rambling' series of confessions at SALT conference, press reports say

With no job, no Trump appointment and a 'rabbit hole' factor, he got backhanded support from the hedge fund community in Las Vegas, according to Reuters and The New York Times

May 22, 2017 at 11:07 PM

Scott MacKillop: The public sees us all as being members of the same club.

RIAs should ask not for whom the DOL-rule sharks swarm ... they swarm for you, too

Advisors who truly aspire to be part of a respected profession need to oppose the furious efforts to revive the commission-broker ethos from the top seat of government

February 9, 2017 at 10:39 PM

Edmund Murphy added to a blitz of attaboy comments by financial execs after draft appeared to seek delay of DOL rule.

How Trump's backtrack on DOL rule burned his most ardent anti-rule supporters and the opening Elizabeth Warren is exploiting

Threat of losing DOL rule sparks a new public consciousness and the Massachusetts Senator gives shout-out to Betterment, XY Planning and BlackRock

February 7, 2017 at 10:46 PM

Jason Roberts: Regardless of what camp you're in, nobody won. Nobody is happy with what went on here.

Trump's lightning-quick backtrack on executive order relating to DOL rule sows chaos in financial advice industry

The new late-day directive from the president casually strikes the six-month delay on the rule leaving lawyers with mouths agape

February 3, 2017 at 11:59 PM

Alexandra Lebenthal: I had my Nasty Woman T-shirt on underneath my sweater. I knew it was there.”

Susceptible to acerbic tweets, Wall Street women report back being happily exhausted, starving, determined and 'nasty'

But for one jarring tweet, three women call event epic but peaceful, and a sure-fire cure for that post-election funk

January 25, 2017 at 7:36 PM

My inauguration day promise to Conservative friends: Give Trump a chance.

How the Trump phenomenon boils down to the benefits of animal spirits vs. Animal House

Stay open to the possibility that tapping into our inner American rogue will yield untold benefits but be ready to hold the politicians accountable if the experiment fails

January 20, 2017 at 5:34 PM

Andy Puzder takes a minimalist approach to the pensions of his workers.

Mum on DOL rule, Labor chief appointee Andy Puzder's 'check-the-box' 401(k) plan at CKE Restaurants speaks volumes

The expensive Mercer-advised pension plan has low participation rates, low balances, no matches and few assets overall

December 13, 2016 at 8:50 PM

Sallie Krawcheck: I thought we had left sexism behind us by the time I was in more senior roles. After all, we had complaint hotlines and diversity plans.

How Donald Trump jolted Sallie Krawcheck out of sexism denial, maybe, and the startlingly retro remedies she prescribes for young women

'Getting it' before and after Trump's upset victory takes on different casts, but the 'real key' to gender equality remains the same: get rich by investing well, says Krawcheck

November 29, 2016 at 8:16 PM

Brian Hamburger: The combination of a Donald Trump presidency and a Republican Congress will have an enormous impact on the momentum of the expansion of a fiduciary duty on those that give financial advice.

The DOL rule is DOA -- and that's just the beginning, says RIA champion Brian Hamburger, law school chum of odds-on chief of staff Reince Priebus

Another Trump advisor, hedge fund biggie Anthony Scaramucci, says the DOL rule is a goner along with other post-'08 consumer firewalls -- but fiduciary advocates see one last bulwark: BICE

November 11, 2016 at 5:29 PM

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