Things got so bad, it's good - or so it seems.
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan enjoyed a day out Thursday, presenting at the Citi Financial Services conference in New York.
Oh dear, ties to alleged brothels and that alleged hate-crime taxi-fare spat. It hasn't been a good few days for Morgan Stanley.
Barclays bank boss Bob Diamond received £17m ($26.8m) in pay, shares and perks last year – at a time when the bank's profits fell 3% and amid continuing criticism of bankers' pay.
Deutsche Bank's incoming leadership, Anshu Jain and Juergen Fitschen, are thought to be moving quickly to put their own stamp on the organisation.
Citi CEO Vikram Pandit has got something to smile about.
Here's a few links to some interesting Bloomberg and New York Times stories currently doing the rounds.
Citi's Board of Directors has announced that it has nominated Franz B. Humer and Joan E. Spero as new independent director candidates to stand for election at Citi's annual meeting of stockholders on April 17, 2012.
'I spent a few years, while working for UBS in the States, helping out with the firm's graduate recruitment programme'.
U.S. golf may be in doldrums, but Great White Shark Enterprises is thriving by diversifying into everything from finance to wine-making.
Tech start-ups don't talk much about interest rates. With the Fed removing the word "patient" from its plan for raising rates, that's going to change.
New Morrisons boss David Potts has sacked half of his most senior management team as he tries to turn around the embattled supermarket group.