Top Obama backer leaves UBS
July 20th, 2012
03:21 PM ET
2 years ago

Top Obama backer leaves UBS

New York (CNNMoney) - One of President Obama's most prominent Wall Street backers is leaving banking giant UBS to start his own advisory firm.

The departure of Robert Wolf, who most recently held the post of chairman for UBS Americas, was announced by the bank's management in an internal memo.

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  1. Expat American

    So, one of the President’s supporters got a new job……What else are you trying to imply, CNN?

    July 20, 2012 03:26 pm at 3:26 pm |
  2. NVa Native

    So where are RoMoney's tax returns?
    His father was more of a man than this alien bozo.

    July 20, 2012 03:35 pm at 3:35 pm |
  3. Sniffit

    "The UBS (UBS) veteran is also one of Obama's most effective fundraisers, and works as a so-called bundler for the campaign."

    We only know that because Obama actually tells us. MITTENS DOES NOT TELL US WHO HIS FUNDRAISERS AND BUNDLERS ARE.

    July 20, 2012 03:40 pm at 3:40 pm |
  4. jerry

    poorfool stuck on Gov Romney's tax returns when he has complied to the rules and even said he would give one more year. You screw balls are digging hard to smear this excellent man while obama's birth cert and selective service card are proven fakes...not to speak of his social security number and sealed medical and academic records...and you want Mitt to throw out some tax returns...this won't work, in fact it just shows how dirty you are.

    July 20, 2012 03:41 pm at 3:41 pm |
  5. n

    Yeah, where are your tax return Romney and to Boehner, where are those jobs you promised in 2010?

    July 20, 2012 03:44 pm at 3:44 pm |
  6. Reggiedw

    Romney will give his tax returns when Obama gives college trranscripts. Democrats are saying what is Romney hiding. Well the same thing...what is Obama hiding and why are these records sealed? Is it something the democrats dont want us to know about how radical Obama was in his college years? When Obama gives his college transcripts then Romney will give his tax returns. That's a very fair exchange. Why should Romney be open with his private taxes and Obama keeps hiding his college transcripts. It does not work that way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    July 20, 2012 03:47 pm at 3:47 pm |
  7. Rudy NYC

    If someone started a savings bank that conformed to Glass-Steagall, they'd make money hand over foot.

    July 20, 2012 04:00 pm at 4:00 pm |
  8. donnie

    lots of hateful remarks here today. repos you need to calm down. only a job change and not much to do with the president except he is a donor. So what? Lots of peole donating to mittens also. some are pretty questionable too' Forward 2012

    July 20, 2012 04:05 pm at 4:05 pm |
  9. Wake up people

    Where are your taxes Robmey? Inquiring minds want to know.....

    OBAMA 2012!

    July 20, 2012 04:09 pm at 4:09 pm |
  10. Sniffit

    "Why should Romney be open with his private taxes and Obama keeps hiding his college transcripts. It does not work that way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

    Sure does work that way when polls show that the majority of people want Mittens to give us his tax returns and the majority of people couldn't give a crap abotu Obama's college transcripts at this point. So, ummm...yeah...it works that way. Cry more.

    July 20, 2012 04:16 pm at 4:16 pm |
  11. Maria Rivera-Carvalho

    Start a firm in the USA? How innocent these Democrats are! Dear, you must learn for Romney: go to the Cayman Islands, Bermuda or Switzerland, hide your profits, evade taxes. Soon the Republicans will be asking you to run for president. No, wait!!!! Only Republicans can do that. Anyone else will be branded a traitor and Boehner would be hiring Kenneth Starr and calling for a Congressional investigation.

    July 20, 2012 04:21 pm at 4:21 pm |
  12. Lisa in Ga

    @reggiedw

    Please calm your nerves... How about tax returns for tax returns and transcripts for transcripts... fair enough???

    July 20, 2012 04:24 pm at 4:24 pm |
  13. Lisa in Ga

    @jerry

    54 percent of Americans who WANT to see those returns are not fools.. Mittens is the fool if he thinks this will go away...

    July 20, 2012 04:28 pm at 4:28 pm |
  14. bob

    Anyone who thinks gun control would have stopped this is clueless.

    July 20, 2012 04:32 pm at 4:32 pm |
  15. Sniffit

    "How about tax returns for tax returns and transcripts for transcripts"

    How about no? How about we stop pretending their demands for his transcriopts are anything other than a dogwhistle to the Teatrolls that "Obama was an affirmative action case that didn't deserve Harvard Law and took some deserving white kid's spot"?

    July 20, 2012 04:45 pm at 4:45 pm |
  16. Sniffit

    "Anyone who thinks gun control would have stopped this is clueless."

    I agree. However, it should be noted that equally clueless are the people who claim that everyone running around armed with a concealed weapon would somehow have stopped it once started without heightening the danger to everyone involved.

    July 20, 2012 05:01 pm at 5:01 pm |
  17. Al-NY,NY

    Sniffit

    "How about tax returns for tax returns and transcripts for transcripts"

    How about no? How about we stop pretending their demands for his transcriopts are anything other than a dogwhistle to the Teatrolls that "Obama was an affirmative action case that didn't deserve Harvard Law and took some deserving white kid's spot"?
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    spot on. The transcript issue is nothing but another deflection boondoggle so the tightie righties can further demean OBama. The issue has NOT ONE THING to do with this presidency so it's obvious they have nothing better to do than cry "birth certificate" and "transcripts" as a way of covering for their finger in the wind nominee. If Mittens has nothing to hide than he should have no problem. Every day he delays, even members of his own "new adopted" party say "give them up" but Mr Priveledge is standing fast, and will be sinking fast as more americans (not right wing Amurkins) give up on their trust of him

    July 20, 2012 05:17 pm at 5:17 pm |
  18. realitychecks

    Just saying, i don't get the call for the President's college transcripts, do those running for Pres. submit those? Anyway, i would like to see Romney release his tax statements in the example that those before him have done. I,m not really interested in anyone,s college transcripts they don,t seem relevant.

    July 20, 2012 05:23 pm at 5:23 pm |