Reuters reports that UBS 'outdid rivals (in the second-quarter) thanks to strong investment banking revenues and shrinking client outflows'.
As BP CEO Tony Hayward steps down for pastures new (sort of), here are some of the more notable soundbites from the news conference Tuesday that followed the announcement of his immediate departure.
We've again called on the services of Ivana Takitall, whose latest book 'Football Fans & Female Fun' is now on general release, and Ivana has agreed to rate all 20 Premier League clubs in terms of how likely their fans are to provide single females with their 'perfect partner'.
'It's a funny old world' - or so it used to be before the days of political correctness.
Here's a note of last week's most read items.
The New York Post reports that 45-year-old Karen Kaiser has bagged $1m, the biggest whistleblower payment made to date by US regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Here are a few interesting quotes we picked up over the last couple of days.
Dwarf-tossing is outlawed in France and in several US states. A United Nations human rights committee ruled that the 'sport' is contrary to human dignity.
Bloomberg reports that US Kenneth Feinberg has named 17 firms who made a total of $1.6bn of 'ill-advised' payouts to bank executives during the height of the financial crisis.
Here's the latest on the 'Movers & Shakers' front.
The Golden Egg, Davos’s newest luxurious hotel, was the place to be for the global elite at last year’s World Economic Forum, selling out all of its 216 rooms.
Snow on the roofs of the ski chalets at the upmarket ski resort may be one of the defining images of Davos, but it will be the warming of the planet that is at the top of the issues under discussion at the World Economic Forum.
Turning around Tesco’s image is either the assignment of a lifetime, or the biggest headache imaginable.