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Probably The Greatest Bank CEO Rant Ever

Jim Cayne Golfing

This week sees the second anniversary of the sale of Bear Stearns to JPMorgan Chase, and we dipped into perhaps the most definitive account of the saga - 'House of Cards' by William D. Cohan for a quick refresher of how things went down.

'No Jerk' Hiring Policies - Do They Work ?

The Jerk

Now much has been written recently about firms like Barclays Capital, who have so-called 'no jerk' hiring policies. According to no less an authority than The Financial Times, BarCap takes this philosophy 'seriously from the top executive suites on down'.

Headline Of The Year

Tired Gay on Reuters

OK, so it's not about the financial markets, but it is from Reuters. And we can't agree here whether it was an intentional attempt to be clever / naughty or not.