bonuses

  • 21 Nov 2013 at 6:03 PM

Bonus Watch ’13: JP Morgan

If you liked your bonus in 2012, you’ll love what’s coming to you this year. Read more »

Others, not so much. Read more »

As many of you well know, a time-honored tradition on Wall Street is complaining about the size of one’s bonus. It’s a ritual that financial services employees look forward to their whole year and occurs not only in bad times but in good. So cherished is the annual bitching o’ bonuses that even if one is paid an extremely handsome sum, to find out the guy or girl sitting them received $10 or $20 dollars more is to trigger a response that involves angry typing to a colleague about the injustice and a hissy-fit of impotent rage punctuated with threats of considering options elsewhere. According to Lloyd Blankfein, though, Goldman Sachs employees are different and recognize that if they have to make a little less money here and there, it’s for a greater good. Read more »

Been thinking about TP’ing your CEO’s house? Or placing a massive trade that, let’s be honest, probably won’t work out and will ultimately cost the firm billions? Or taking the keys to your boss’s vintage Ferrari and driving some colleagues uptown for a joy ride, and when confronted about, claim you thought the office had a “what’s mine is yours” policy? Or dressing up as his wife for Halloween? Thanks to a new compensation plan being considered by London bank, now you can? Read more »

  • 22 Oct 2013 at 5:20 PM

Bonus Watch’ 13: Blame It On The Shutdown

Washington has really done it now. Read more »

  • 16 Oct 2013 at 3:17 PM

Bonus/Layoffs Watch ’13: Bond Traders

The bonus is you get to keep your job. Read more »

  • 09 Oct 2013 at 5:31 PM

Bonus Watch ’13: JP Morgan

That $11-ish billion legal tab will probably leave a mark on payday. Read more »