We're on the hunt for the 2010 financial markets Boss of the Year, and Credit Suisse CEO Brady Dougan has got to be in with a strong shot at winning, bearing in mind he has hardly put a foot wrong over the last 18 months.
One of the many things mentioned in Nouriel Roubini's new book, written with economist and historian Stephen Mihm, 'Crisis Economics - A Crash Course In The Future of Finance', is that the 'too-big-to-fail' financial institutions, like Goldman Sachs, should be broken up.
We're on the hunt for the 2010 financial markets Boss of the Year, and Barclays President Bob Diamond and CEO John Varley have both got to be in with a strong shot at winning.
The New York Post has reported that JPMorgan Chase may soon be taking the heat off Goldman Sachs, as regulators and Federal investigators are probing whether the firm has improperly depressed the price of silver.
The 10 Plagues of Egypt are the 10 calamities imposed upon that country by God, as recounted in the Book of Exodus, to convince Pharaoh to let the poorly treated Israelite slaves go free.
Here are a few comments on our recent article on speculation that a terrorist cell was behind Thursday's 1,000 point move in the Dow
It's a possibility that no-one is prepared to discuss, and it's a scenario that could quite simply destroy what little confidence there is left in our financial markets.
'The Council and the Member States have decided today on a comprehensive package of measures to preserve financial stability in Europe, including a European Financial Stabilisation mechanism with a total volume of up to € 500 billion.
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein faced off to that doyenne of shareholder activism, Evelyn Davis, at the firm's annual meeting Friday. But Lloyd took it all in good humor and in his stride.
Bloomberg reports that Saul Burian, an MD in the financial restructuring group at investment bank Houlihan Lokey, told a US bankruptcy court that he had discussions with executives at Lehman Holdings about whether they should sue Barclays over the sale of Lehman's broker / dealer business in September 2008.