Jim Kim

Biography for Jim Kim

Jim Kim is the editor-in-chief of FierceFinance and has covered financial-related topics for many years for a range of publications. In addition, he spent several years as a content director for a financial-services Web start up and as a communications manager at an association of large software companies. His views of the finance industry, from the inside and the outside, make him the ideal editor for FierceFinance, a position he has held from the start of the publication. Jim is a graduate of Duke University. Jim can be reached at jimkim@fiercemarkets.com.

Articles by Jim Kim

Fidelity embraces event-driven funds

Aiming for some hit new funds, mutual fund firm Fidelity has launched two new event-driven funds that aim to benefit from corporate actions that generate automatic buying and selling by a host of...

Goldman Sachs to adjust to Volcker rule

During the long wind-up to the passage of the final Volcker rule, most top banks made clear that they were actively adjusting. Many cut back on prop trading operations and some scaled back...

NYSE fares well vs. Nasdaq as big issues loom

We have noted that the NYSE has made significant inroads relative to the Nasdaq when it comes to IPOs. Moneybeat offers some numbers that make clear just how well the Big Board has fared. "Tech...

US asset managers face more 401(k) suits

It is no secret that the asset management industry--big mutual fund companies in particular--has been hit with a wave of lawsuits charging that they are not doing right by 401(k) plan members. The...

Currency trading enforcement actions loom ominously

Currency trading was once considered a lonely outpost. But it has grown into an unruly Wild West of trading, one in which the sheriffs have been slow to act. Bloomberg has been out front in covering...

Jurors speak about Steinberg decision

In the end, how did the 12-person jury come to its decision that Michael Steinberg was guilty on all counts of securities fraud related to insider trading? DealBook offers an interesting...

Blackstone CEO on the industry's image woes

It is fair to say that the private equity industry has suffered its fair share of negative media attention lately. It was thrust into the presidential election fray due to Mitt Romney's...

JPMorgan sues the FDIC

JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s recent $13 billion settlement of federal charges related to mortgage misrepresentation was ballyhooed as a way for the bank to put a lot of litigation-related expenses...

Michael Steinberg found guilty on all counts

On the second day of deliberation, a jury found Michael Steinberg, a once high-flying executive at SAC Capital, guilty on five counts of insider trading-related conspiracy and securities fraud. He...

Steinberg guilty verdict means fallout for Cohen

Wow! That captures the fallout of the guilty verdict the jury handed down in the trial of Michael Steinberg. With that decision, the tones of the proceedings against other current or former SAC...