You might not be able to judge a book by its cover, but you can sure tell a lot about a (male) banker from where he works...
Although our researcher is unable to give you a run-down on every financial markets employee, she does have an intimate knowledge of several firms by virtue of the relationships she has enjoyed with members of their staff over the years.
First off, the judging criteria: grooming, personality, net worth, intelligence, ambition, loyalty, honesty, respect and physical attributes.
And here's how the men at Credit Suisse were rated (out of 10, 10 being the highest mark):
Grooming: 6 - these guys scrub up OK (that is when they bother to scrub up)
Personality: 8 - possessing a good sense of humor and sense of the absurd
Net Worth: 7 - better off than they let on, but it might be a struggle to live in a manner to which you want to become accustomed
Intelligence: 6 - not the brightest sparks (but that might work to your advantage)
Ambition: 7 - fairly limited. Conservative by nature, cautious in outlook. Low tolerance for personal risk
Loyalty / honesty: 9 - low expectations of their women, they will play by the rules
Respect: 7 - these guys will at least give the impression that they are listening to your problems
Physical attributes: 6 - you'll need a good memory
Total points score - 56 (70.0%)