• bankers

    The Fresh “Prince of Wall Street”

    So there’s this blogger who’s been toiling in obscurity until this very moment. We know you’ve never heard of him so lets take a look-see at the fruits of his digital labor. He came to our attention from his advertisements on facebook. Frankly this kid is us in a previous life. Three internships in Banking. […]

    / Jan 11, 2008 at 3:46 PM
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    Bonus, claw back? More like Raghuram Rajan is on crack

    Raghuram Rajan from the Financial Times says YOU are compensated unduly. He says bogus “alpha” is created by hiding long-tail risks, as with structured products linked to subprime mortgages. He thinks the solution would be to hold in escrow a big chunk of bonuses “until the full risks play out”, meaning only true alpha gets […]

    / Jan 10, 2008 at 1:53 PM
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    Knee Slappers

    What does Jonathan Knee, author of “The Accidental Investment Banker” and senior MD at Evercore (and ex-Morgan Stanley, Goldman grunt) have to say about banking jobs and bonuses this year, in a Reuters (via BankersBall) interview? 1. New analyst classes (the record number of people brought onto the Street in June) this year are playing […]

    / Sep 6, 2007 at 4:18 PM
  • bankers, Make Money Money Take Take Money Money, Shot Callers/Ballers

    Is It Because He Has a Super Ex-Girlfriend?

    More ridiculous international bankers are bagging our highest yielding assets. Swiss financier Arky Busson is now dating Uma Thurman, after splitting with his last femme-bot girlfriend Elle Macpherson. Page Six has the urgent, important news: [Uma] has been spotted playing kissyface with handsome Swiss banker Arky Busson, who was Elle Macpherson’s man for many years […]

    / Aug 1, 2007 at 10:46 AM

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