What’s your "bacon number ?" No, not how many slices you’ve eaten today. It’s a new tool Google rolled out to end bar fights everywhere by figuring out how many degrees of separation someone is from - yep, you guessed it - Kevin Bacon.
City workers still take home the biggest bonuses of any employees in the UK, despite a 9% drop in incentive pay in the sector last year.
The Financial Services Authority demanded more "openness" from Bob Diamond when it approved his appointment as chief executive of Barclays in September 2010.
Bloomberg's Angie Lau reports on air pollution in Hong Kong and the steps concerned citizens are taking to stop it.
"If this were London, there would be a circle of young bankers standing outside here, ties off, pints of beer in their hands, smoking, sweating, shouting, joking. But look around you …"
A guy gets hit by a flying mattress near Wall Street, which appears to have come off a roof terrace over 30 floors up.
Bank of America Corp's online banking site suffered intermittent problems on Tuesday amid threats on the Internet that a group was planning to launch cyber attacks on the bank and other U.S. targets to protest a film that has stirred unrest in the Middle East.
A U.S. district court confirmed earlier this week that Bank of America Corp's Merrill Lynch must pay $10.2m to two former brokers who had been denied deferred compensation, denying the firm's petition to vacate the award.
Oh for a dull day!
Standard Chartered, scaling back after two years of lower profit amid slower growth in Asia, is looking to sell part of its remaining private-equity investments, said three people with knowledge of the matter.
VTB Capital, an investment banking unit of Russia’s second-biggest bank, closed its equity trading activity in Dubai, two people familiar with the matter said, as sanctions hindered its international business.
As the economic news from the eurozone improves by a notch (although not in Greece, inevitably), US consumers are sending the opposite signal.