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State Street Plans 630 Job Cuts

Depression, Suicide

State Street, the third- largest custody bank, said it will eliminate 630 jobs in its third round of cuts in two years to bolster profit as record low interest rates weigh on revenue from lending.

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The Greatest Trade Ever

The New York Post reports that John Paulson, the hedge fund manager who paid himself $3.7bn last year after that spectacular trade shorting the subprime market, lost some ground in July - although not much. The newspaper says that Paulson's six hedge funds fell about 3.7% over the month.

Guilty Plea From Morgan Stanley Thief

The Deal reports that 37-year-old former Morgan Stanley VP Richard Garaventa pleaded guilty in Manhattan earlier this week to steling $2.5m from the firm. He was accused of taking the money between 2001 and 2008 by writing checks to a dummy company he had incorporated for the fraud.

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