gifts

Ben Bernanke’s a hard one to shop for. But his underlings are dropping some clear hints. And he’s OK with the fact that you’ve already missed Hannukah, as long as it gets to him sometime next year. Read more »

Apparently we spoke too soon when reporting UBS had presented every employee with a “specially commissioned watch” to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the bank’s birth, as the gift was actually just one piece of a gift basket that also included fine china (which one recipient described as being of “pretty decent quality”). Read more »

  • 26 Jun 2012 at 3:34 PM

UBS Not Done Showering People With Gifts

Yesterday afternoon we noted that in commemoration of its 150th anniversary, UBS had given out special edition watches to all of its employees. We’re not sure where the bank came up with the money to do so but it was a nice gesture nevertheless. Now we’ve been informed that free boat rides are also for the taking, assuming you can answer some simple geography questions correctly and reside in Switzerland, a condition we were unaware of until after scoring 100 percent without consulting any guides.

  • 18 Aug 2011 at 1:17 PM

Happy Birthday, Tim Geithner!

That’s right, ladies, today we celebrate the moment Timothy Franz Geithner entered this world. And it’s not just any old birthday but the big 5-0, meaning we need to do something to make it special. Read more »

You get an iPod! And you get an iPod! Read more »

September 28, 2010: “If you don’t own a home buy one,” Paulson recommended. “If you own one home,* buy another one, and if you own two homes** buy a third and lend your relatives the money to buy a home.” Read more »

The search for the gift to please all is over. Read more »

Who wants a nice ski lodge? Anybody interested in a place on the beach? Today’s your lucky day. Read more »