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    Deutsche Bank Clarifies Its Business Plan

    Deutsche Bank is determined to remain among the top five investment banks in the world, its co-chief executives told shareholders on Thursday at a typically raucous annual meeting, even as other European lenders cut back their profitable but risky trading activities. […] “There will be winners and losers in the banking world,” said Mr. Jain, […]

    / May 23, 2014 at 12:42 PM
  • Do yourself a favor and Google Image search Brian Moynihan. It's an embarrassment of riches.

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    Bank Of America’s Plan To Keep F*ck-Ups To The Bare Minimum Starts NOW

    At the meeting, management discussed the bank’s recent $4 billion error in calculating capital needs. Chief Executive Brian Moynihan called the mistake “disappointing” and Chairman Chad Holliday said the bank’s “goal is zero errors all the time.” [Reuters via Lauren LaCapra]

    / May 7, 2014 at 4:42 PM
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    Would-Be Investment Banking Intern Destroys Competition With Exceptional Vision (20:15), Superior Handle Of Emotions

    Applying for a internship with one of Wall Street’s storied investment bank’s this summer? Think you’ve got a pretty good chance of landing the gig? Confident that you stack up to everyone else in the pool? Not if you’re going head to head with this guy,[1] whose qualifications speak for themselves:

    / Mar 19, 2014 at 4:39 PM
  • meredith_whitney

    Hedge Funds

    What If Meredith Whitney Were To Tell You Her Hedge Fund Is Eyeing 12-17% Annual Returns?

    Does that sound like something you’d be interested in?

    / Nov 13, 2013 at 4:33 PM
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    Mike Corbat Has A Dream

    Mike Corbat, the new chief executive officer of Citigroup, said the company’s profit goal for 2015 is earn at least a 10 percent return on the company’s tangible common equity. The target was posted on the company’s website on Tuesday in slides Corbat planned to use a few minutes later in a speech at an […]

    / Mar 5, 2013 at 1:41 PM
  • ken_griffin

    Hedge Funds

    Ken Griffin Is Good Enough, He’s Smart Enough, And, Doggone It, He’ll Keep Putting Up Double-Digit Returns This Year!

    Citadel, the Chicago-based fund manager, trumpeted “an exceptional year” at its two main hedge funds, announcing annual returns of about 25 per cent in a letter to investors. Ken Griffin, Citadel’s founder and chief executive, said flagship funds Wellington and Kensington made a net return of 25.9 per cent and 24.9 per cent for 2012…The 2012 results follow a turbulent 2011 when Mr Griffin scaled back his ambition to build a more diversified financial institution to take on the likes of Goldman Sachs in investment banking. He set out three priorities for 2013: “to be highly profitable, to improve our productivity and to strengthen our teams.” [FT]

    / Jan 11, 2013 at 12:56 PM
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    UBS Has A Dream

    UBS AG, which has lost at least 50 dealmakers from its U.S. investment bank since 2009, remains committed to the unit and aims to reach a top-five rank, said Matthew Grounds, the division’s global co-head. “I’m only interested in getting our market position in the Americas to where it needs to be,” Grounds, 41, said […]

    / May 10, 2011 at 2:15 PM
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    Ken Griffin Wants A Piece Of You

    A very wise man once said, “Risk is what you make of it.” Whether it was walking over a chasm without the proper gear, being leveraged 40 to 1 in October 2008 or getting in the car to drive hundreds of miles for a milkshake when you know full well your wife said NO DAIRY, […]

    / Sep 15, 2010 at 10:17 AM

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