"Geithner Is In A Closed Meeting With Senate Banking Committee Members Right Now"


The prez is meeting with Wall Street's CEOs today, and Tim Geithner is also expected to get a little face time with his old pals, too. But! Apparently in advance of the reunion, Geithner is "in a closed meeting with Senate Banking Committee members," in Dirksen 538, circa now. What do you think they're talking about? We're guessing a list of demands the Congressmen want Li'l Geith to bring back to the CEOs, such as "You'll work for a dollar a year, taxed at 99.9% and you'll like it" and "Please don't forget your campaign donations." Also: "Tough break on the Zen garden. We weren't even planning on raising shit on that one, 'cause it sounded spectacular."


Bank Of America Employees Now Spending A Substantial Portion Of Their Time Doctoring Client Meeting Logs To Comply With Management's Face Time Demands

Bloomberg reports that in response to a new decree by BofA's recently promoted head of global equities distribution that salespeople must "attend at least 30 meetings a month with clients," lest they be punished come payday, some frustrated worker-bees-- who would just like to have one lunch or dinner or goddamn second alone and not in the company of a client who'd rather talk over the phone anyway, Jesus fuck-- have resorted to broadening their definition of what counts as meal or meeting with a customer.*