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    Layoffs Watch ’12: Bank Of America

    On the one hand, Brian Moynihan et al plan to cut staff next month, which hurts. On the other, they’ve been firing off warning signals that employees may want to explore their options elsewhere, so that’s nice.

    “Ahead of expected cuts at the House of Moynihan in the Apr-May timeframe, a lot of juniors are being pulled into conference rooms and told it might be in their interest to “reach out and have a chat” with other groups. Reshuffling and reallocation are well underway. No rhyme or reason as far as we can tell regarding why some analysts and associates are being nudged and others aren’t (some top bucketed guys got nudged, and some bottom feeders got nudged as well).”

    / Mar 30, 2012 at 5:58 PM
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    Vikram “1 dollar/year” Pandit Uniquely Qualified To Speak With Wall Street Protestors

    Earlier this morning, Fortune hosted a breakfast with Vikram Pandit to pick his brain on what’s been a’ poppin’ at Citi and the economy in general. According to Pandit, the Big C will report a profit for the third quarter and he does “not expect the U.S. to go into a recession,” which is all […]

    / Oct 12, 2011 at 11:52 AM
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    UBS Will Have A Serious Talk About Its Future With Connecticut Today

    The meeting is said to be scheduled for 3PM, leaving the staff, Beamers girls, Morton’s bartenders and the guy who “sells a whole lot of brown-bagged bottles of liquor to UBS employees every evening” plenty of time to freak out that they’re going to potentially told the bank is leaving the state. Alternatively, those who […]

    / Aug 23, 2011 at 9:23 AM
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    John Paulson To Formally Thank Alan Greenspan For Being The Best Federal Reserve Chairman Of All Time

    He’s does it all the time around the office but never in public, in front of other people. To: NYU Stern Community Subject: Interview with Dr. Allan Greenspan, Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve, by John A. Paulson, President of Paulson & Co. Inc

    / Jan 13, 2011 at 3:42 PM
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    Lloyd Blankfein Had A Little Chat With The Guy Who Signs Matt Taibbi’s Paychecks

    When Lloyd Blankfein agreed to attend Obama’s speech this morning, only because he absolutely had to and not because he just has buckets of free time to mosey up to Astor Place, he knew there’d be some people there he didn’t want to see. Bob Diamond. Shmuck reporters. Obama’s favorite banker who can do no […]

    / Apr 22, 2010 at 4:58 PM
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    Regrets: Hank Paulson Wanted To Be A Forest Ranger

    Hank Paulson had a little chat last night at the 92Y with GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt. This must’ve been a tad on the uncomfortable side, since just last week, the two had a spat about the passage in Hank’s book mentioning the September 2008 convo regarding GE’s commercial paper woes they may or may not […]

    / Feb 19, 2010 at 1:05 PM
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    Andrew Ross Sorkin, Roubini, Malpass Chitchat About Greece

    They all agree it sucks. But which one sounds the smartest saying it?

    / Feb 12, 2010 at 4:10 PM

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