Here are a couple of interesting quotes we picked up in the media this week.
We've again called in the services of Ivana Takitall, author of the best-selling 'Bankers, Bonuses & Big Divorce Settlements', who has agreed to rate a further 12 top financial markets firms in terms of how likely they are to provide single females with their perfect partner.
A bold statement indeed, but one which was apparently made by Blythe Masters, the head of JPMorgan's commodities unit, in an internal conference call to staff.
Here Is The City is pleased to announce that we are partnering with Astbury Marsden to bring you The Astbury Marsden Premiership Challenge.
The Financial Times reports that UBS has agreed to a deal whereby its new European HQ building will remain in London's Broadgate complex.
Bloomberg reports that UBS analyst Jonathan Mott has come up with an interesting suggestion to improve performance over at Macquarie Bank - cut jobs to rein in expenses, and use some of the savings to adequately reward key performers.
Goldman Sachs is in the news again, and this time it's to do with a spat or two with the neighbours.
Here's Thomson Reuters M&A And Capital Markets Snapshot for July.
Here's a note of our most popular Life stories in July:
Here's the amazing e-mail New Star senior fund manager Patrick Evershed sent to HR in September 2008, alleging that his boss, founder John Duffield, bullied him (and others) and was destroying the performance of the firm's funds.
Europe's banks are under siege from digital disruption, and must make huge IT investments to stay competitive, according to a report out on Monday.
To cut or not to cut ?
Deeb Salem, a former Goldman Sachs trader who said he helped the bank earn more than $7bn, wants to be paid the almost $5m difference between his 2010 bonus and what he told his mother to expect.