[credit provider=”Flickr / ndrgrnd -old account#1″ url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ndrgrnd/161909187/in/photostream/”] It’s a sad fact of life that not everyone’s faithful in their marriage. It’s not easy to catch someone in the act, but you can do some old-school sleuthing to figure it out.
“He so loathes the 99%, my jerk boss tips exactly 1%,” reads @FutureExBanker’s tweet to Eater New York’s Receiptprocity column.
[credit provider=”AP”] In this week’s New Statesman Jemima Khan has interviewed the two men battling to be the next Mayor of London — current leader and Conservative Boris Johnson ,and former leader and Labour party hopeful Ken Livingstone.Neither interview is online yet, but Khan has written a blog post detailing […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Andrea_Vicentino_-_Christ_and_the_Adulteress_-_WGA25052.jpg”] The latest issue of The Economist has an article titled The Dangers Of Demonology. “Hatred of bankers is one of the world’s oldest and most dangerous prejudices,” leads the author.The article briefly reviews the history of hatred toward financiers.
The London-based St. Paul Institute, the cathedral’s working group on the subject of financial services’ ethics, just released a report on bankers’ ethics that it commissioned from the market research company ComRes.
The gruesome effigy below is the work of an Occupy Wall Street-affiliated graffiti artist named Above (from Daily Mail via Fox Nation).
A new CNN poll finds that one in four Americans have not heard of the Occupy Wall Street protests, with those that have split on whether they approve of the movement.
[credit provider=”AP”] A new book detailing the lavish spending of the disgraced former RBS CEO is about to hit the bookshelves.Titled, “Masters Of Nothing: The Crash And How It Will Happen Again,” it goes on sale next month.
[credit provider=”Flickr user: essygie” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/essygie/5268112425/”] Jonathan Ames has a great story in The Times of London detailing how British bankers are using whistleblowing laws to get bigger bonuses.Ames describes the practice:
Obama and his top lieutenants are working hard to win back Wall Streeters to their side after a couple of years of tension in the wake of Dodd-Frank.
[credit provider=”Daniel” url=”http://www.danielnyc.com/daniel.html”] Obama launched his offensive to win back Wall Street by bringing Wall Street to Washington. Now he’ll come to them.”Obama will return to New York this month to dine with bankers, hedge fund executives and private equity investors at the Upper East Side restaurant Daniel,” the New […]
[credit provider=”The Mirror” url=”http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2011/03/13/banker-suspended-after-sunday-mirror-challenges-deutsche-bank-over-10-taunt-to-nurses-and-doctors-115875-22985602/”] A Deutsche banker has been suspended after TV reporters caught him taunting protestors who were demonstrating against the National Health Service in London last week.According Here is the City, a group of Deutsche bankers were captured at the window of the firm’s London HQ, pointing and […]
Apparently someone showed up to UBS’ Stamford office this morning with a baseball bat and asked for the President.
The CEO of RBS, Stephen Hester, thinks that bankers who throw flamboyant, over-the-top parties to celebrate big pay days are stupid.
We discovered today that Jamie Dimon, despite a reputation for punctuating sentences with the occasional swear word, is actually a bit of a wordsmith.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Viktor_Yuschenko_bodyguards.jpg”] In a case of actual banker-bashing, a Russian banker and men believed to be his bodyguards attacked a Dutch Gazprom executive as he was driving through Moscow on Sunday night, the Moscow Times reports.According to the report, Jorrit Ioole Faassen (of Gazprom, an energy company), was […]
[credit provider=”The Last Days Of Lehman Brothers”] Here’s something that will infuriate more than a few of you: the US goverment is the biggest fee payer to investment banks this year.Meaning taxpayers are a big part of why Wall Street is in business right now.