Sir Mervyn King is to become one of the growing number of high-profile business and finance figures to take a so-called "grey gap year" when he steps down as governor of the Bank of England at the end of this month.
It's been a wild couple months for digital currencies.
Another month, another dismal set of jobless figures from the eurozone.
Greece's economy is showing the first signs of a recovery, reducing the odds of the country exiting the euro zone, according to a new report from analysts at Berenberg Bank.
It is a slowdown in demand - not a U.S. shale oil revolution - that poses the biggest threat to OPEC, ministers told CNBC on Friday.
The government has so far failed to introduce measures from Brussels to crack down on oil and gas market abuse more than 18 months after it was told to and despite a flurry of price-fixing claims.
A senior banker who slowly lost his sanity after a helicopter crash blew millions on lavish gifts to people he barely knew, while his bank adviser did nothing to stop him, a lawsuit claims.
Newly minted university graduates who have landed coveted jobs on Wall Street may have impressive résumés and sought-after references. But often, nuts-and-bolts skills like spreadsheet building and database extraction are not part of university curriculums.
While Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn talked Thursday about how many people still wanted to work for the firm, a Morgan Stanley executive told an analyst recently that he was somewhat 'worried' about losing talent to smaller investment banks.
There's very little known about the man behind the Goldman Sachs Elevator Twitter persona @GSElevator.