Category: Mark Williams

Insider status for an SEC nominee is nothing new

Boston Globe Mark Williams, Questrom School of Business Will Wall Street’s top watchdog agency be defanged by President Trump, who has vowed to roll back restrictions on businesses?… Expert quote: “….an independent regulator focused on reducing the excessive risk-taking that helped cause the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression.” View full article

Bitcoin Futures Might Be Coming Soon

Wall Street Journal Mark Williams, Questrom School of Business Bitcoin has moved one step closer to mainstream credibility after the world’s largest futures exchange operator launched a pair of indexes designed to track the virtual currency’s price. Expert quote: “Bitcoin pricing is still in the Wild West stage with unregulated bucket shops influencing daily price […]

Credit Agency Warns Negative Outcome On Municipal Finances If Charter Ballot Question Passes

WBUR Mark Williams, Questrom School of Business The city of Boston currently has a AAA bond rating, the highest possible. But that could change if the state’s ballot Question 2 passes, according to an email sent to Boston and three other Massachusetts cities this week by Moody’s Investors Service… Listen to audio of expert Mark […]