As it's a three day holiday weekend over here, we thought we'd get in the mood.
'Dear IT Support:
Here's something doing the rounds that was allegedly sent to all staff at one of the big investment banks last week.
Here's a little ditty we made up in honour of Jim Cayne, the amateur golfer who was also CEO over at Bear Stearns. The song should be sung to the tune of 'Una Paloma Blanca'.
As financial markets professionals mull over the 50% tax rate the UK government is to introduce next year to those who earn in excess of £150,000 ($220,000), the overwhelming view of those bankers who can quit the country seems to be: 'I'm off'.
This little ditty, about Merrill Lynch and CEO John Thain, should be sung to the tune of Gloria Gaynor's 'I Will Survive'.
Here's a trip down memory lane. The text of a memo sent to investment banking support staff over at DLJ in 1994.
Spare a thought for the poor Citi intern who, according to The Times' Prufrock column, last week took five hours 22 minutes to chomp through 26 items from a company vending machine (almost 6,000 calories), only to puke it all up with one item and 8 minutes remaining!
Warning: 30/10/09 - Financial markets are on alert as a top firm's PC network crashed this week after becoming infected by a clever computer virus.
Here's someone who loved her company so much, she left to go travelling!