March 01, 2002
Whose side are you on?
<p>In February the SEC, NYSE and NASD finally moved to sever the interests of sell-side analysts and investment bankers.</p>
Any conflict of interest is fraught with tension. When it comes to sell-side analysts, the companies they analyze and the institutions they work for, the subject is so sensitive that few of the headliners from this Wall Street circus will acquiesce to being