Monthly Archives: November 2009

John Gapper

For what it is worth, Carly Fiorina always struck me as having more the affect of a politician than a chief executive.

Ms Fiorina, whose troubled leadership of Hewlett-Packard ended in 2005 when she was pushed out by the board, and eventually succeeded by Mark Hurd, today revealed that she plans to run as a Republican for the California Senate seat held by Barbara Boxer. Read more

John Gapper

Perhaps Paul Volcker is not so keen on Glass-Steagall after all.

I listened to the former chairman of the Federal Reserve at a conference in Florida organised by the CME Group today (immediately after he had walked out on an interview with Maria Bartiromo) and thought he might be softening his stance a bit. Read more