Wall Street pulled off a minor miracle of sorts last week, with most of the biggest banks matching or topping their earnings estimates.
8 firms were competing in 4 head-to-heads - the winner of each contest goes through to the Final.
The Kremlin has apologized over Russian President Vladimir Putin's accusations that U.S. bank Goldman Sachs was behind one of the leading German papers that publicized the Panama Papers leak which drew links to Putin's associates.
Citigroup reported a sharp decline in quarterly profit on Friday, hit by weak revenue, costs related to shrinking businesses, and loans to energy companies that are going bad.
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Credit Suisse will stop publishing research that previews companies’ financial results in Japan after the securities watchdog found that its local securities unit leaked information about a company’s earnings.
Michael Saunders has a reputation as a hawk, who in recent years believed the economy to be in rude health and in need of higher interest rates to suppress inflationary pressures.
The firm recently began dismissing more support staff and is increasingly rejecting bankers’ spending on airfare, hotels and entertainment unless it directly serves clients.
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Sir Richard Branson has said he believes his cycle helmet saved his life after he came off his bike at high speed when he hit a road hump.
The hedge fund billionaire tells CNBC the past 12 months were the "worst period of performance" of his career, and the implosion of Valeant was mostly to blame.
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