Warren Spector

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Bear Stearns Axes Prez Over Fund Fiasco

Subprime woes reach executive suite after hedge funds implode

(Newser) - Bear Stearns has fired its No. 2 and once-likely successor as CEO in the wake of  the collapse of two company hedge funds worth more than $1B, reports the Wall Street Journal. Warren Spector, the most high-profile casualty to date in the subprime-mortage crisis rocking Wall Street, is a mortgage... More »

Battered Bear Tries to Act Bullish

Wall Street's anxieties force Bear Stearns to make major changes

(Newser) - The securities firm Bear Stearns will oust its stocks and bonds trading chief, the WSJ reports, and soften its emphasis on short-term trades. The extraordinary moves come in the wake of Friday's market sell-off, partly triggered by investor concern about Bear Stearns after the collapse of two of its mortgage-bond... More »

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