It looks like bankers over at Barclays Capital are on track for decent bonuses this year end. And already there's the predictable outcry in the press about 'greedy bankers' and all the other nonsense.
Here's a note of our most popular Life stories in July:
The New York Post reports that, according to a new book being published in October, then US Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson placed an urgent call into JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon just days after the collapse of Lehman Brothers last September, asking Dimon to step in and acquire Morgan Stanley.
New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has released his report on bank bonus culture, which is he dramatically titles 'No Rhyme Or Reason - 'Heads I Win, Tails You Lose''. The contents will no doubt shock everyone, except those who work in the financial markets.
A group of 6 E&Y professionals are trying to raise £20,000 for the Prince's Trust before the end of October. The largest event will be a Black Tie Masked Ball in August.
Panic ensued at a Bank of America call center in Texas Thursday, as 144 staff were overcome with what was initially thought to be a carbon monoxide leak or a chemical weapons attacks. 34 people had to be taken to hosital. The symptoms included dizziness and being short of breath.
Spare a thought for the top dogs over at Goldman Sachs. Just when they thought it couldn't get much worse (what with all the stuff about bonuses and bailouts and all that), along comes an alleged 'sex' scandal.
The New York Observer reports that New York's finest real estate brokers came together at 133 East 64th Street (the home of Bernie and Ruth Madoff) earlier this month, to take a look round.
Here you go - back by public demand. This has got to be the year's wackiest story.
So, a drug addict, a drunk, a sex addict, a gambler and a banker are all at a group therapy session.
Making lemonade out of lemons.
Just as the technology industry’s glass ceiling is being shattered by high-profile executives like Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer, Silicon Valley is showing signs it’s still a boys club.