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Is The Head of Barclays' Pay Committee Up To The Job ?

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The mystery is why Alison Carnwath, former chair of Barclays' remuneration committee, waited so long to put it on the record. It has been long known that she disagreed with Barclays' decision to award Bob Diamond, the then chief executive, a £2.7m bonus for 2011. But she didn't mention her disagreement with the other directors when resigning from the board last July. She merely cited her regret that she was no longer able to devote "sufficient time" to her non-executive duties.

Bank Stocks to See 14-Year Bull Market: Dick Bove

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Banking analyst Dick Bove may have changed firms but he hasn't altered his rosy view of the industry. In fact, Bove has accelerated his bullishness on big financial institutions, predicting an unbridled 14-year run higher for banking stocks.

Twitter Ups Its Game in Super Bowl Ads

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Every year the Super Bowl is always just as much about ads as it is about football, but this year half the Super Bowl ads will include Twitter hashtags in their game-time spots.