Another day, and yet more talk about job cuts.
It was just a week or two ago that this hedge fund manager was in the news because he took a big bath on a Chinese stock. A few days later, and he's top of the heap again, after making a $554m profit (before legal fees) on over 2,000 trades in Lehman bonds, executed after the firm entered bankruptcy in September 2008.
Here's the Thomson Reuters Worldwide M&A League Table for the period 01/01/2011 - 30/06/2011.
87-year-old Charlie Munger is an investment manager and philanthropist. He is Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Corporation, the diversified investment business chaired by Warren Buffett; in that capacity, Buffett describes Munger as 'my partner'.
Goldman Sachs tops this list of banks who’ve been meeting with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission between 26th July, 2010 and 14th June, 2011 to discuss financial reform.
London - Daiwa Capital Markets, the investment banking arm of leading Japanese brokerage Daiwa Securities Group, has announced the appointment of Keith Meekins as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its subsidiary firm Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Limited (Daiwa Europe).
Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann is said to be furious that Clemens Borsig, the bank's supervisory board chairman and the person tasked with leading the charge to find Ackermann's successor, didn't move quick enough to find something appealing enough to entice over Axel Weber, former President of the Bundesbank.
Here's JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's reading list for this year's summer interns:
By Geoff Fawcett, Director at Hays Financial Markets
The big banking news over the last few days in the UK involved 32-year-old former banker Thomas Heathfield, who is said to have jacked in his job to become a trainee witch doctor in South Africa.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said he plans to resume travel outside the U.S. after completing eight weeks of treatment for throat cancer.
In a survey of more than 2,000 hiring managers, 33% claimed to know whether or not they would hire someone within 90 seconds.
Bright young professionals from the banking industry have been asked to attend a year-long course run by the Anglican Church, which aims to "reboot" the values of financial services following the global financial crisis.