Almost 40 years ago, a young Harvard graduate called Ray Dalio was trading futures at a brokerage called Shearson Hayden Stone. His boss was one Sandy Weill, who would go on to become famous as chairman and chief executive of Citigroup.
Here's a few links to some interesting Bloomberg, New York Post and Reuters stories currently doing the rounds.
Now you know why Bob Diamond performed verbal gymnastics a few weeks ago when he described the bank's financial performance in 2011 as both "unacceptable" and "strong".
For the first time in its history, Aberdeen Asset Management has been promoted to the FTSE 100 Index.
On offer to the lucky winner of our Best Loved Hotels-sponsored competition was a two night break away for two in a fabulous boutique inn with gastro-pub on the Cotswold's River Windrush. The prize also includes dinner for two on one of the nights.
Manchester City will hope not if recent results are anything to go by.
FBN's Charlie Gasparino with news that the House Congressional Committee will hold a hearing on MF Global in late March.
William Bryan Jennings, the Morgan Stanley U.S. bond-underwriting chief accused of stabbing a New York cab driver of Middle Eastern descent over a fare, pleaded not guilty to assault and hate-crime charges.
Credit Suisse has announced two senior appointments in its Asia Pacific Equity Research team.