Here's a few links to some interesting Bloomberg, Fox Business, Guardian and Reuters stories currently doing the rounds.
Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein took a 35% pay cut for 2011 – to $12m (£7.5m).
JP Morgan, the first Wall Street bank to report results in this closely watched earnings season, has revealed a surprise increase in revenue to $27.4bn even as legal bills and debt pinched first quarter earnings.
An eight man team, including 5 employees of Goldman Sachs London, were recently put through their paces in Northern Norway as part of a fundraising venture to help Royal Marines suffering the long-term effects of injuries sustained on operations to build a new life.
One of the three candidates in the race to head the World Bank has pulled out, calling the selection process a "political exercise".
Standard and Poor's has delivered a welcome boost to the chancellor George Osborne when it reaffirmed the UK's AAA credit rating.
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Cantor Fitzgerald has announced that Charles Cortellesi and Erich Bauer-Rowe, formerly of Jefferies & Co., have joined as Co-Heads of the Emerging Markets group.