When we first saw those headlines last week about Goldman Sachs and its office bugs, we immediately thought that President Obama may have done a Nixon, and that the ghost of J. Edgar Hoover was walking The White House halls once more. But no, the bugs in question were the bed kind, rather than surveillance types.
Barclays and Lehman Brothers Holdings have been in court this week, arguing over the small matter of $11bn.
Credit Suisse has announcesd new appointments to its Executive Board
French bank Societe Generale and its former equity derivatives trader, Jerome Kerviel, are squaring up in court in Paris this month.
Reuters reports that some bankers at the likes Deutsche, Goldman, JPMorgan Macquarie and Morgan Stanley, doubtless once looking forward to a decent summer break and some World Cup viewing, have instead found themselves stuck in 'a musty, gloomy, underground area' at AGBank's Beijing headquarters, where they are subjected to core group ideas e-mails in the early hours, sent by Chinese bureaucrats intent on testing their mettle and commitment to the cause.
Here's Thomson Reuters Q2 2010 M&A Review highlights.
Here's US Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner's written Testimony before the Congressional Oversight Panel Tuesday.
Here's the latest from our Highly Placed Professional.
So says Labour's Deputy Leader Harriet Harman.
Here's UK Chancellor George Osborne's Budget Statement.
While there was "more good news to come" for Morgan Stanley after a 50 percent jump in third-quarter revenue, JPMorgan was "dead money," banking analyst Mike Mayo of CLSA said Friday.
For years, faking your own death has been an escape scheme of the desperate and a get-rich scam of the foolish.
If it's not emails, it's instant messaging.