Here's a little something sent in by one of our readers:
The word on the street Tuesday morning is all about possible job losses over at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
All this talk of possible job losses as the year progresses to an end led us to take a look at which firms did away with the most jobs during the last major downturn, which was basically from July 2007 until March 2009.
As the economic and financial crisis deepens, a number of financial markets firms are considering yet another round of job cuts. Here's our own lay-off league table (the current total exceeds 133,000).
Did you know that there's a correlation between the length of women's skirts and the strength of the global economy ?
The Z/Yen Group has published its eighth Global Financial Centres Index covering 75 financial centres. The big change from 6 months ago is that Hong Kong has clearly joined London and New York as one of the 'Big Three' Global Financial Centres.
Here's something of interest we found from author / academic Diane Ravitch.
The Financial Times reports that banks with big capital markets businesses look set for another tough quarter, meaning that job losses in the coming months are all the more likely.
Bloomberg reports that hedge fund industry group The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) are to meet with UK securities regulators in a bid to receive exemptions from tough new EU compensation rules.
Here's the latest on the 'Movers & Shakers' front.