Bob Kelly, the Chairman & CEO of Bank of New York Mellon was so keen to distance himself from the suggestion that he might be interested in the vacant CEO position over at Bank of America, that he wrote to his Operating Committee to tell the members that he remains in love with his current job.
A few readers have commented on the fact that the shortlist of candidates being mentioned in connection with the Bank of America CEO vacancy is heavy male-biased - only one candidate out of around 30 possibilities.
Now that former Goldman chairman and co-CEO Jon Corzine has lost his bid for re-election as Democratic Governor of New Jersey, speculation is mounting about what the 62-year-old might do next.
Bloomberg reports that Barclays CEO John Varley told an audience in 'packed pews' at St Martin-in-the-Fields church in London Tuesday that 'profit is not satanic'.
With all this talk about bonuses still in the air, attention has understandably turned to Goldman Sachs and what kind of payouts staff there can expect this year-end.
We asked bankers what they thought about bonus payments this year. Over 2,700 took part in our quick poll.
Activist Bank of America shareholder Finger Interests has written to stockholders and the bank's board, pointing out its view that an outside candidate would be the best bet to take over from departing CEO Ken Lewis.
The UK's HM Revenue and Customs has launched a campaign on YouTube to convince tax dodgers with offshore accounts to come clean about their income. The blunt message warns that people simply can't defraud the taxman any more, and says that wrongdoers could end up in jail.
As the heads of Wall Street's top 28 firms got hauled in front of the New York Federal Reserve Monday and told to toe-the-line on compensation ('or else'), and as Lloyds Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland agreed to a bonus clampdown in the UK, please fear not for bankers - as they are still likely to have the last laugh when it comes to pay.
UBS posted its fourth consecutive quarterly loss Tuesday. The firm's third-quarter loss came in at $552.4m, after a bigger-than-expected accounting charge. UBS also continued to leak clients assets in the period.