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CEO Turned Down 'Super Merger' Because Of Jobs Bloodbath

The New York Post reports that, according to a new book being published in October, then US Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson placed an urgent call into JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon just days after the collapse of Lehman Brothers last September, asking Dimon to step in and acquire Morgan Stanley.

The 'Heads I Win, Tails You Lose' Bonus Report

Pile of Coins

New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has released his report on bank bonus culture, which is he dramatically titles 'No Rhyme Or Reason - 'Heads I Win, Tails You Lose''. The contents will no doubt shock everyone, except those who work in the financial markets.

34 BofA Employees Hospitalized After 'Perfume' Attack

Panic ensued at a Bank of America call center in Texas Thursday, as 144 staff were overcome with what was initially thought to be a carbon monoxide leak or a chemical weapons attacks. 34 people had to be taken to hosital. The symptoms included dizziness and being short of breath.

At Least It Wasn't A Horse!

Horse on a Beach

Spare a thought for the top dogs over at Goldman Sachs. Just when they thought it couldn't get much worse (what with all the stuff about bonuses and bailouts and all that), along comes an alleged 'sex' scandal.

'Pairing Off' In The Office Is On The Wane

Clusterstock reminds us that, in 'the good old days', people 'regularly had sex in the office' (Ed's note - unfortunately, not in my office they didn't!). But, what with the recession and all that, all the physical stuff is a thing of the past.