In case you missed them, here's last week's top stories.
15 days left to the year-end. Surely that's it for this year on the job loss front ?
And you think your firm's had a tough time!
Surely that's it for 2011 now.
Here's the latest on the M&A front from Thomson Reuters.
UK market regulator The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has banned and fined Jaspreet Singh Ahuja, a former client adviser at UBS AG (UBS), £150,000 for failing to act with integrity, in breach of Principle 1 of its Statements of Principles and Code of Conduct for Approved Persons ('APER'), and for not being a fit and proper person.
Here's a couple of Jon Corzine quotes from the MF Global House Financial Services Subcommittee Hearing Thursday, which just about sums up what went down.
Here's a few links to some interesting Bloomberg, New York Times and Reuters stories currently doing the rounds.
Billionaire Mike Ashley has told a committee of MPs he is too busy for the entire month of March to appear before them to answer questions about 200 job losses at a retailer owned by his Sports Direct chain and his firm’s use of controversial zero hours contracts.
The pound has hit a seven-year high against the euro, bringing cheer for British holidaymakers but underscoring fears about the fragile European single currency as markets prepare for a flood of emergency electronic cash.
Snow blanketed New York City on Thursday, and its streets quickly emptied.