NYT Columnist writes about the temp. rule that made it harder to short some financials — may have helped raise prices and reduce volume. Rule expired Tuesday.
Reining in CDS market - Rising Priority for Regulators. NYT columnist writes, one positive of heightened regulatory interest is a push to make participants more scrupulous about assigning proper values to credit insurance stakes. Rude awakening for many players?
Rethinking Research on Wall St: Citi moving research out of Smith Barney. Chinese Walls from Spitzer settlement will still be in place and analysts will not be reporting to banking heads. Frank Quatrone weighs in.Breakingviews article for more