Here's a few random facts:
Fortune magazine has an interview with Jes Staley, the head of JPMorgan Chase's investment banking unit. Although the article is pretty standard fare, it does reveal one interesting comment made by the man many feel bank CEO Jamie Dimon has handpicked to succeed him.
The Daily Telegraph reports that Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is to increase the base pay of some its investment bankers in order to change the compensation mix, placing less reliance on year-end bonuses. And, according to the newspaper, in some instances this will mean that salaries will double.
Three Arts and Sciences Seniors at Syracuse University have written to the student newspaper protesting that JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is to give next month's commencement (graduation) address.
We asked our readers who they thought won last Thursday's party leader debate.
'The definition of a good trader is a guy who takes losses. The definition of an ex-trader is one who tries to cover up a loss'.
US market regulator The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has today sued Goldman Sachs, accusing the firm and one of its VPs of fraud in structuring and marketing a CDO tied to subprime mortgages.
Sandler O'Neill analyst Jeffrey Harte told CNBC Thursday that shares in Citi could rise to $6-$8 in the coming months, 'as there's a real business there and I don't think that people really appreciate that the toxic assets are in the past'. The stock closed at $4.81 in New York Thursday.
William Cohan, the highly-regarded author of recent best sellers about Lehman Brothers and Lazard, has been given access to former Merrill Lynch CEO Stan O'Neal. For the first time, O'Neal has come out and told his side of the story. The results, published by Fortune magazine, are explosive.
The Wall Street Journal has a nice little item about Goldman's new $1.2bn lower Manhattan HQ. And it seems that there's dissension in the ranks, as the firm's Partner Managing Directors have bagged all the offices with a view.
A former Goldman Sachs trader who pleaded guilty in a criminal case earlier this year to fabricating huge positions to protect his bonus agreed on Friday to pay a $500,000 fine in a related civil matter.
A 'flash freeze', a big trading error, the death of an intern, enticement charges, and a suicide - all in the space of a few days.
Liu Bolin is a Chinese artist known for taking photographs of himself, painted in order to blend in with the background.