Dan Freed has been covering Wall Street since 2000. He has been a reporter for Wall Street Letter, BondWeek, Corporate Financing Week, Real Estate Finance & Investment, Investment Dealers' Digest and Institutional Investor magazine. He has also published freelance writing in New York Press and The New York Sun. He graduated from Northwestern University with a B.A. in English.
Recent Articles By The Author
Your Independent Investment Adviser Wants to Die With His Boots On
Private equity-backed firms are competing to consolidate the independent investment advice industry, but few advisers want to sell themselves.
JPMorgan Investment Banking Legend Jimmy Lee Dies at 62
In some 40 years at Chase and its predecessors, Lee was involved in nearly every big-ticket deal on Wall Street.
Nationstar Mortgage Accused of Inflating Stock Price in Lawsuit
The mortgage debt collector witheld information from investors about increased costs as it had to correct an illegal and unsustainable business model, a lawsuit alleges.
Big Investor Threatens Lawsuit Over $1.4 Billion Deal Linked to Ocwen, Fortress
A major shareholder in Ocwen affiliate Home Loan Servicing Solutions believes investors would have blocked the deal if they had been allowed to vote.
Surprise! Some of Your Muni Bonds May Include Risky Puerto Rican Debt
Why are the municipal income funds in several states holding Puerto Rican bonds?
Nationstar Draws Scrutiny for Stock Sale Before Big Earnings Miss
Companies are not supposed to sell shares when they are aware of material information that hasn't been disclosed to investors.
Smart Money May Be Warming to Big Bank Stocks
Big banks such as Bank of America, Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase may be slowly finding favor with institutional money managers, according to a report published Wednesday.
What Should Interest Bank Investors More Than Regulations and CEO Pay
Interest rates aren't as sexy a topic as banker pay, but it should matter at least as much to investors.
New York Taps Goldin to Monitor Ocwen's Compliance on Foreclosure Settlement
Restructuring advisor Goldin Associates has been appointed operations monitor of Ocwen Financial, in conjunction with a settlement the embattled mortgage debt collector reached with New York's main financial services regulator.
FXCM Stock Plunges Again on Earnings, Lower Valuation by Lender
FXCM declined for a fourth straight day as the struggling foreign exchange trading platform's own earnings and a lower valuation by its biggest lender triggered a new round of selling.