David Sirota

11/20/2014 - 2:28pm

    No runoff will be needed to declare one unambiguous winner in this month's gubernatorial elections: the financial services industry. From Illinois to Massachusetts, voters effectively placed more than $100 billion worth of public pension investments under the control of executives-turned-politicians...

11/13/2014 - 3:42pm

    The dramatic, across-the-board victory engineered by Republicans in Tuesday's elections would seem to bode well for the party's chance to capture the White House in 2016. The GOP took full control of Congress, flipped at least four governor's...

09/25/2014 - 11:19am

    If you own a share of a company, how much information about the company are you entitled to? That is the question embedded in the debate over a proposed Securities and Exchange Commission rule that would force publicly traded companies to disclose their...

09/18/2014 - 4:41pm

    It is rare for a politician to publicly deride efforts to boost voter turnout. It is seen as a taboo in a country that prides itself on its democratic ideals. Yet, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie last week slammed efforts to simplify voter registration....

09/11/2014 - 2:43pm

    Reading companies' annual reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission is a reliable cure for insomnia. Every so often, though, there is a significant revelation in the paperwork. This year, one of the most important revelations came from Microsoft...

08/21/2014 - 6:15pm

    Wall Street is one of the biggest sources of funding for presidential campaigns, and many of the Republican Party's potential 2016 contenders are governors, from Chris Christie of New Jersey and Rick Perry of Texas to Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Scott Walker of Wisconsin. And so, last week, the...

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