Our Highly-Placed Professional gives us his views on two subjects that have been much in the news recently - the 'Uptick' rule and mark-to-market accounting.
• The bulk of debt restructuring in Europe is yet to come
Bank of America Merrill Lynch boss Thomas Montag (at least, he is top from what we know at the moment).
BBC News reports that The UK Treasury Select Committee has asked the Financial Services Authority (FSA) to release to it senior banker compensation details for 2010.
Alistair Singleton is the Managing Director and founder of 7 Fifty Two Solutions, a firm of privately owned IT Recruitment specialists which was founded in 2003.
Here's something sent in by one of our readers on the subject of banker compensation.
Business Insider ran a corker of a story last week, about a message that allegedly appeared on the cubicle doors on one floor of 'a New York investment bank'.
10% less than in 2009.
CNBC reports that, according to its sources, Citigroup's investment banking arm is set to pay out up to 65% of 2010 employee bonuses in cash.
Iron Man Bob Diamond appears to have got bested at Davos over the weekend by French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde.
The 1986 Testarossa used in the filming of "Miami Vice" is for sale.
Given how indispensable a modern smartphone can be for someone who spends a great deal of time online, could losing or breaking one produce a psychological reaction that is essentially a form of grief?
Mohammed Islam, a 17-year-old high school senior, faced a camera in the fluorescent-lit offices of his press representatives and told an audience of strangers that his father wasn’t speaking to him: “My dad’s always told me to be truthful and I went against everything he said. I can’t even express how I can’t speak properly to him any more”.