SOURCE: Equities Global Communications, Inc.

September 12, 2007 19:59 ET

FINRA CEO Mary Schapiro Interviewed by EQUITIES Magazine

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - September 12, 2007) - EQUITIES Magazine proudly announces the release of its Sept. issue, featuring as its cover story an interview with Mary Schapiro. Schapiro is the CEO of the new Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, which was created when the National Association of Securities Dealers merged with NYSE Regulation in 2006. The EQUITIES interview reveals how Schapiro became the head of the most powerful regulatory body in the finance world, the story behind FINRA, and what it means to the investment community.

"As the former CEO of the NASD, Mary Schapiro is a nationally respected figure in financial services and a leading figure in business," said Jonathan Bernard, president of EQUITIES. "There's not a more influential, interesting and intelligent woman in finance."

The Sept. issue also includes an interview with Fisher Investments CEO, Ken Fisher, as well as stories on hedge funds in Hollywood, mixed martial arts production company ProElite, and the Investor Relations Group. EQUITIES Magazine is available at Barnes & Noble, B. Dalton Books, and newsstands nationwide. Please visit for more information.

About EQUITIES Magazine

Since 1951, EQUITIES Magazine has served both retail and institutional investors by examining industry trends, analyzing strategies and opportunities, and profiling financial leaders and emerging public companies. In recent years, the publication has expanded its editorial focus to include a wide range of issues that effect investors worldwide. EQUITIES' global audience has increased dramatically through its Transatlantic Conferences held at the NASDAQ MarketSite and the London Stock Exchange in 2007, as well as through EQUITIES Europe, EQUITIES Digital Edition, and our website, which provides free real-time market quotes and free, customizable, real-time portfolio-management interface.

EQUITIES has provided a voice and an audience to leaders in the global financial community for 56 years, and we remain the definitive investor's tool.

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