Articles by Matt Pressberg

Matt Pressberg covers the business of entertainment and Los Angeles for the International Business Times. He was previously a finance reporter and managing editor at the Los Angeles Business Journal, and before that worked as a private equity analyst. Matt also writes occasionally about gun violence. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and the Annenberg School of Communication & Journalism at the University of Southern California.

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Barclays Mulling Standard Chartered Merger

The potential move to merge with Standard Chartered could be a way for Barclays to thwart possible demands from an activist investor to return capital to shareholders, the Financial Times reported Wednesday.
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Small Banks Trump Wall Street On Dodd-Frank Rewrite

Congress on Tuesday rolled back some of the restraints imposed on banks after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, but big players like Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase, will not be breaking out the champagne.