Remember the bit in 'Liar's Poker' where the wise old trader told newbie Michael Lewis to 'buy potatoes', after details of the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl first became known ?
Here Is The City and Channel 4 News are trying to establish the truth behind the claims that it's 'business as usual' in the City.
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.
French bank Societe Generale's so-called 'rogue trader', Jerome Kerviel (the man who lost $7bn on equity derivatives trades last year), continues on his legal journey to clear his name. He will know in September if he faces a trial for fraud.
Here's Merle Hazard's cover of 'Bailout'
Want to know if you've got the H1N1 flu virus ? Here's a really simple test.
The Daily Mail reports that 28-year-old Andrew Liddard, a former HBOS banker, was convicted of manslaughter at a retrial last week, after a fracas on a River Thames pleasure cruise boat in June 2007 ended in tragedy.
It sounds like all fun and games over at US hedge fund Titan Capital.
Are two busniess cards better than one ? Some investment bankers over at Bank of America Merrill Lynch apparently think so.
The Wall Street Journal reports that bailed-out Citi finds itself in a bit of a fix again, as one of its top traders is 'pressing' for the firm to honour the terms of his 2009 compensation package, which could mean that he ends up with a pay-out of up to $100m.