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Goldman Will Always Be Goldman

Goldman Crowned

The speculation that Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein might be stepping down before too long is again mounting. And Goldman-watchers are having a field day trying to work out who will eventually replace him.

Firm Expected To Cut 4,000 Staff


The Wall Street Journal reports that Germany's WestLB, which almost collapsed during the financial crisis 'has accepted European Union demands that it reduce its balance sheet and operations, with the lender expected to cut 80%' of its 5,000 staff.

Hero Banker Saves Suicidal Man

London Bridge

London - The Fulham Chronicle reports that Tom Wilson, a broker over at Numis Securities, turned hero earlier this month when he saved the life of a suicidal man who had jumped into the River Thames at Hammersmith to end it all.