Here's something funny for a Friday.
'Send us the CASH, not the ASH!'
Well, well, well. Would you Adam 'n' Eve it ?
There's outrage in the banking community Friday as 45-year-old banker Mary Bale continues to be victimized by animal lovers simply for dumping a cat in a rubbish bin last weekend, where it remained for just 15 hours until it was retrieved by its owners (see video to the right).
Here's a few interesting pieces of financial markets gossip.
You've got to hand it to those spammers - some of 'em have even got a sense of humour.
The banking industry is undoubtedly full of professionals with many talents, but just how many of them would make it, or want to make it, as a top film producer ?
Here's a note of who we think ended up 2010's winners & losers.
The New York Post reports that insurance company Allstate Corp. is suing Bank of America's Countrywide Financial over the sale of $700m of asset-backed securities starting in 2003.
Citi CEO Vikram Pandit has been writing to his staff again, this time summing up the firm's achievements in 2010.
Citigroup and JPMorgan are bracing investors for a fourth straight drop in first-quarter trading, a period of the year when the largest investment banks typically earn the most from that business.
Barclays moved to limit overworking its junior bankers in the U.S. Friday, echoing recent initiatives by Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and others to stem a sometimes brutal work culture for post-college analyst programs.