Female financial advisers are less likely than men to have a record of misconduct, but those who do are punished more severely than their male counterparts.
Not only do women have a more difficult time getting ahead on Wall Street, they have an inordinately harder time getting past a misstep.
By analyzing variations in local and regional economies, researchers are increasingly uncovering insights obscured by the big picture.
Some of the largest financial advisory firms in the US have the highest rates of misconduct.
During his term as chairman of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan suggested in 2004 that Americans who had stuck with fixed-rate mortgages were overpaying for their homes.