Here’s a few links to some interesting Bloomberg, CNBC, Guardian, New York Post and New York Times stories that are currently doing the rounds.

Barcap poaches Morgan Stanley banker – sources

Barclays boss makes last-ditch plea to halt bank reform

Barclays Sued by Trustee Liquidating Madoff Firm

Fed to fine Goldman Sachs over foreclosure practices

HSH Nordbank Sues JPMorgan in New York Over Mortgage-Backed Securities

Renaissance Technologies Defies August Doldrums

Toronto-Dominion Tops Royal Bank of Canada by Market Value

UBS Attacked by Chinese Media on Auto IPOs

U.S. Is Set to Sue a Dozen Big Banks Over Mortgages

We Are in ‘Worse Situation’ Than in 2008: Roubini