The Financial Times reports that Barclays Wealth is about to embark on a major expansion programme, and will add 'hundreds' of bankers as the unit bids to 'break into the top ranks of global wealth managers'.
Here's Thomson Reuters 2010 Global Fees League Table for all investment banking services.
by Jesse Eisinger, ProPublica
Breaking News - In the last few minutes FIFA has confirmed that Qatar's 2022 World Cup will be held in England.
Here's Thomson Reuters Investment Bank Fees Overview for 2010.
Up almost 50% over the last year (and he ain't telling how he did it!).
There goes his tax bill!
'We always stand ready to lend money to those who don't need it'.
And the winner of our 'Fat Bankers' competition is Lee Johnson from The Royal Bank of Scotland (see before and after pics to the right).
For one oil industry veteran, the dismantling of the Brent oil field in the North Sea prompts mixed feelings. There is gratitude for the livelihood earned from Britain’s post-war energy boom. And relief that it means farewell to “hell on Earth”.
America’s fracking revolution is becoming a victim of its own success. The controversial boom in shale gas and oil has driven the US economic recovery and helped lower world crude prices. But a price plunge from $115 (£75) a barrel last June to just above $50 last week means many shale operations no longer pay.
Modern-day capitalism has no shortage of heavyweight scholars - names such as Milton Friedman, Adam Smith, Friedrich von Hayek and Murray Rothbard are among the most prominent names that surface among free market thinkers. Yet the person most frequently evoked by proponents and detractors alike was neither a trained economist nor a traditional businessperson.