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NYSE's Top Female Leaders: Working to Attract More Women to the Field

NYSE's Top Female Leaders: Working to Attract More Women to the Field

As part of Women's History Month, Alpha Rising sat down with the women ruling the C-Suite at the NYSE. And one of their many missions is to encourage women to come back to finance. Watch and listen in to how!

Pay Banker Bonuses in Bonds to Reduce Risk, N.Y. Fed Chief Says

Pay Banker Bonuses in Bonds to Reduce Risk, N.Y. Fed Chief Says

Bill Dudley, who as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York oversees big banks like JPMorgan and Citigroup, says bankers might police risk-taking by employees more aggressively if their compensation came in the form of bonds instead of stock. That way, they'd care more if their company could pay back its debts.

Pfizer CEO Ian Read Gets 61% Raise to Keep Him From Considering Retirement

Pfizer CEO Ian Read Gets 61% Raise to Keep Him From Considering Retirement

Pfizer's CEO Ian Read could make almost $28 million in the next year to keep him from retiring. Strangely enough, he may earn it given the healthcare and political environment.

JPMorgan Bondholders Just Don't Care About the Next Financial Crisis

JPMorgan Bondholders Just Don't Care About the Next Financial Crisis

A new study by researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York suggests that bondholders still don't believe the government would ever let the firms collapse into bankruptcy -- after a decade of efforts by regulators to convince them otherwise. But at least one analyst who tracks big Wall Street firms' bonds says there may be an even bigger problem: Investors, pressured by the need to generate income, simply don't care whether the banks are too big to fail -- one way or the other.

Goldman Sachs Picks Solomon to Eventually Succeed Blankfein as CEO

Goldman Sachs Picks Solomon to Eventually Succeed Blankfein as CEO

Goldman Sachs Group Co-President and former CFO Harvey Schwartz will retire April 20, the company said Monday in a press release. The announcement came just days after the Wall Street Journal reported that CEO Lloyd Blankfein is preparing to step down, possibly later this year.

Video: Goldman Sachs Shares Are Up 80% Since Lloyd Blankfein Started as CEO

Video: Goldman Sachs Shares Are Up 80% Since Lloyd Blankfein Started as CEO

Goldman Sachs, a holding of Jim Cramer's charitable trust Action Alerts PLUS, are up 80% since Lloyd Blankfein started as CEO in June 2006.

Goldman's Blankfein to Quit After Abysmal Trading Year; Market Cheers

Goldman's Blankfein to Quit After Abysmal Trading Year; Market Cheers

Goldman Sachs Group's CEO Lloyd Blankfein plans to step down from the job as soon as the end of the year, says a report.

Happy Birthday to #AlphaRising's Favorite Fearless Girl!

Happy Birthday to #AlphaRising's Favorite Fearless Girl!

Today is #AlphaRising's favorite #FearlessGirl's birthday and so we think you should get to know her better because think she hope she sticks around for a long, long time!

Blackstone CEO Schwarzman's Massive Payday Belies Mediocre Stock Return

Blackstone CEO Schwarzman's Massive Payday Belies Mediocre Stock Return

Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman got $125.5 million in annual compensation last year, multiples of the compensation for other longtime financial CEOs including JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon and BlackRock's Larry Fink. Yet the stock's performance has lagged.

Women's History Month Podcast: Show Up, Stand Up, Speak Up

Women's History Month Podcast: Show Up, Stand Up, Speak Up

Our first podcast for Women's History Month was a blast! Our expert panel talked about the state of women on Wall Street. Listen here for a piece of the expert advice that was given to keep us all moving forward.