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2014 Market Outlook Americas: Optimistic, but Ethical Culture Needed to Build Trust

New York Financial District

Cautious optimism is building among CFA Institute members concerning the global economy and their own local markets. This sentiment is echoed in the Americas; 51% of survey respondents in the Americas region feel that a lack of ethical culture within financial firms has contributed the most to the current lack of trust in the finance industry. Read more

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Splitting Chairs: JPMorgan Deals With Shareholder CEO/Chairman Buzz Saw

JP Morgan

The 21 May JPMorgan annual meeting is fast approaching, and it will feature a contentious shareowner proposal that calls for the separation of chairman of the board and CEO roles. In this post we will take a look at the corporate governance issue that is dominating the headlines. Should a public company separate the role of chairman and CEO? Read more