As it’s the final week of Public Television’s fund-raising drive, this weekend we are revisiting a program about changes in charitable giving. Two heads of leading philanthropies, Jed Bernstein of Lincoln Center and Jack Lund of the YMCA of Greater New York discuss how organizations are adapting to new societal needs and donor demands.
New this week. If perception is nine-tenths of reality then Wall Street has a problem. According to recent polls, just 21% of Americans view Wall Street favorably, while 33% have negative opinions. Are these feelings justified? That is the question we posed in this week’s EXTRA interview.
Our guest is Jason DeSena Trennert, Chairman of Strategas Research Partners and a 27 year Wall Street veteran of both major investment firms and independent ones. He is also the author of the just published MY SIDE OF THE STREET: Why Wolves, Flash Boys, Quants, and Masters of the Universe Don’t Represent the Real Wall Street. Continue Reading »