Here's a few interesting links to some Bloomberg, CNBC, New York Post, New York Times and Reuters stories currently doing the rounds.
Worldwide announced Mid-Market M&A deals valued up to $500 million totaled US$740.7bn in 2011 – a 3.9% increase over 2010.
Deutsche Bank and Financial Risk Management (FRM) have announced a partnership to launch the industry’s first hedge fund seeding managed account platform.
Bonuses - won't be long to wait now, but a few things appear to be leaking.
Here's the latest on the job loss front.
Here's a note of the firms that ended up top dog in the M&A stakes around the world in 2011.
Here's something from The New York Post.
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Gary Gensler has announced that Vincente Martinez has been hired as the first director of the CFTC’s recently opened Whistleblower Office.
Wrong place, wrong firm, at the wrong time.
After a year of sanctions and a contraction, the Russian economy is ready for the upside. What it needs are economic reforms and international integration - not further sanctions and geopolitical isolation.
A “smart” Barbie doll that can have “conversations” with children should not go on sale, privacy advocates have said.
The French financial state prosecutor has requested that HSBC’s Swiss private bank be sent to criminal trial over a suspected tax-dodging scheme for wealthy customers.