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Theory of Transitivity: The Case For A .25% Rate Hike On September 17, 2015
I f you follow this blog you know I'm a fan of banks as an investment for two reasons: 1) they are low risk because of heavy regulation and 2) they are about to go through a period of abnormal earnings growth as interest rates rise. The June FOMC statement ...
I</i>f you follow this blog you know I'm a fan of banks as an investment for two reasons: 1) they are low risk because of heavy regulation and 2) they are about to go through a period of abnormal earnings growth as interest r...
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Yellen's Dot Plot Shows Rates Going To 4% by 2017
Yesterday the FOMC provided a statement about the fed funds rate. The decision: No change. Janet Yellen gave remarks and answered questions regarding the FOMC's decision to hold rates at this lower bound. Yellen fielded several hard questions from the audie...
Yesterday the FOMC provided a statement about the fed funds rate. The decision: No change. Janet Yellen gave remarks and answered questions regarding the FOMC's decision to hold rates at this lower bound. Yellen fielded sever...
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June 15, GAFI Recap: Was Fed's $AIG Bailout Illegal & Trader Charged $2.8M For Insider Trading $APPL / $AUTH Acquisition
A summary of noteworthy news and publications RE financial regulatory and supervisory agencies on June 15, 2015: Did the Fed act beyond it's legal authority when it bailed out #AIG?
Maurice R. Greenberg, the former chief executive of the American
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A summary of noteworthy news and publications RE financial regulatory and supervisory agencies on June 15, 2015: Did the Fed act beyond it's legal authority when it bailed out #AIG? Maurice R. Greenberg, the former chief ex...
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June 10, GAFI Recap: Southwest Has Fastest Growing GDP, Nicholas Lattanzio Accused of Operating Phony Hedge Fund & The FDIC Meets on June 16
A summary of noteworthy news and publications from financial regulatory and supervisory agencies on June 10, 2015: The BEA said that GDP increased in 48 states in 2014. The data was made available today and shows that professional, scientific, and technical...
A summary of noteworthy news and publications from financial regulatory and supervisory agencies on June 10, 2015: The BEA said that GDP increased in 48 states in 2014. The data was made available today and shows that profess...
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June 8, GAFI Recap: Fed Research Shows Drop In Oil Prices Due To Increased Global Supply & Inflation Expectations Were Up 3% in May
A summary of noteworthy news and publications from financial regulatory and supervisory agencies on June 8, 2015.   Liberty Street Economics, the research leg of the NY Federal Reserve published an article titled Is Cheaper Oil Good News or Bad News for U.S...
A summary of noteworthy news and publications from financial regulatory and supervisory agencies on June 8, 2015.  Liberty Street Economics, the research leg of the NY Federal Reserve published an article titled Is Cheaper O...
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Thursday, June 4, 2015 Financial Regulatory Recap: Fry's Electronics Bank Fails FDIC Inspection & SEC Freezes $2M In Assets
  June 2015 list of banks examined for CRA compliance The SEC froze the assets of two brokerages totaling $2 million The June 2015 List of Banks Examined for CRA Compliance was published. As usual, most banks passed, however, there were two that received a ...
 June 2015 list of banks examined for CRA compliance The SEC froze the assets of two brokerages totaling $2 million The June 2015 List of Banks Examined for CRA Compliance was published. As usual, most banks passed, however,...
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SEC Charges 36 Firms In Massive Muni-Underwriting Shakedown Including Citigroup, Merrill, Morgan Stanley & Goldman Sachs
The SEC announced enforcement actions against the banks listed below. These are actions specifically for violations in municipal bond offerings. What's interesting about this case is that banks got off easy. As a way to incentive banks to self-report materi...
The SEC announced enforcement actions against the banks listed below. These are actions specifically for violations in municipal bond offerings. What's interesting about this case is that banks got off easy. As a way to incen...
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June 16, GAFI Recap: Waiting on the FOMC, New Regulatory Rules For Lg/Sm Banks, Construction's Up, Employee Retention's Up & Ohio-based Firm Caught In Ponzi Scheme
A summary of noteworthy news and publications from financial regulatory and supervisory agencies on June 16, 2015:   Waiting on the FOMC to release a Statement about the fed funds rate hike at 2pm today. In the minutes from the last meeting, the Committee a...
A summary of noteworthy news and publications from financial regulatory and supervisory agencies on June 16, 2015:  Waiting on the FOMC to release a Statement about the fed funds rate hike at 2pm today. In the minutes fr...
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June 11, GAFI Recap: Banks Are Transferring Regulatory Risk to 3rd Parties & Debt Growth Rate Hits 10-Yr Low Due To Government Spending
A summary of noteworthy news and publications from financial regulatory and supervisory agencies on June 11, 2015: The Office of Financial Research published a brief titled More Transparency Needed For Bank Capital Relief Trades.  The brief suggests that ba...
A summary of noteworthy news and publications from financial regulatory and supervisory agencies on June 11, 2015: The Office of Financial Research published a brief titled More Transparency Needed For Bank Capital Relief...
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June 9, GAFI Recap: SEC Charges Several People on Insider Trading and Unrelated Investment Fraud Charges Across The Country, #Florida, #NorthDakota, #Kansas, #Nebraska, #Oklahoma, #Arizona, #New York, #Colorado
A summary of noteworthy news and publications from financial regulatory and supervisory agencies on June 9, 2015.   The SEC charged Michael J. Fefferman, senior director of information technology at Ardea
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A summary of noteworthy news and publications from financial regulatory and supervisory agencies on June 9, 2015.  The SEC charged Michael J. Fefferman, senior director of information technology at Ardea Biosciences Inc, an...
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Friday, June 5, 2015 GAFI Recap: Fed's CEO Talks Rate Hike Timing, Consumer Credit Up 7.25% & SEC Charges $CSC
Fed's CEO provides his view on the timing of the ff rate hike  Consumer credit is up 7.25% SEC Charges Computer Sciences Corporation  A summary of noteworthy news and publications from financial regulatory and supervisory agencies on June 5, 2015.   William...
Fed's CEO provides his view on the timing of the ff rate hike  Consumer credit is up 7.25% SEC Charges Computer Sciences Corporation  A summary of noteworthy news and publications from financial regulatory and superviso...
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Wednesday, June 3, Financial Regulatory Recap: Balance With OPEC Shifted To Surplus, Beige Book Shows Expansion, and Insider Trading Schemes
Goods And Services Deficit Down $10 Billion OPEC Deficit Shifts To Surplus Beige Book Showing Early Q2 Expansion SEC Busts $4.4M Inside Trading Group & Warns Investors About The Importance Of Vetting Investment Professionals A summary of noteworthy news and...
Goods And Services Deficit Down $10 Billion OPEC Deficit Shifts To Surplus Beige Book Showing Early Q2 Expansion SEC Busts $4.4M Inside Trading Group & Warns Investors About The Importance Of Vetting Investment Professi...
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  • Florida A&M University
    MBA, 1995 - 2001
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What Is GAFI? Government Alerts For Investors
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We are GAFI (www.TheGAFI.com) and our goal is to provide the latest information to help you stay informed about government regulations and reports that may impact your investment portfolio. 

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Managing Editor: Celan Bryant, MBA
Bryant started in investment banking, later accepting a fellowship at Harvard University where she studied sustainable business models and the effect of government regulation on the markets. Bryant also worked as a financial analyst for two Fortune 500 companies and now spends most of her time buried in government research reports.

We would like to remind investors to always do their own due diligence on any investment, and to consult their own financial adviser or representative when necessary. Any material provided is intended as general information only, and should not be considered or relied upon as a formal investment recommendation.
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