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93-Year Old Goldman Staffer Nears 75 Years Service

Boy on the Phone

We've been trying to find the person who has put in the longest continuous service at one firm (allowing for mergers) in the financial markets. Out front by almost 25 years is the legendary Al Feld, a 93-year-old Goldman veteran, who is approaching his 75th anniversary with the firm!

Vicious Rumors Do Lehman In Again

Lehman Brothers CEO Dick Fuld will be fuming. There appears to be just no respite, as inaccurate rumours again swept the market this week and resulted in yet more trouncing of his firm's stock price.

Another Firm Boss Looks Like Getting The Boot

Will Jean-Paul Votron (sounds like a 70s popstar, doesn't he ?), CEO over at Fortis, soon be going the same way as Citi's Chuck Prince, Merrill Lynch's Stan O'Neal, UBS's Peter Wuffli and Wachovia's Ken Thompson, and be forced out of his firm ? Or, like Lehman's Dick Fuld, will he just remain under pressure, but stay at the helm like a wounded man ?