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The Z/Yen Group has published the fourteenth Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI14), sponsored by the Qatar Financial Centre Authority and rating 80 financial centres on the scale of 1 to 1000.

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Bank of America Earns $2.0 Billion in First Quarter

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Apr 15, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bank of America Corporation today reported net income of $2.0 billion, or $0.17 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2011, compared with $3.2 billion, or $0.28 per diluted share, in the year-ago period and a net loss of $1.2 billion, or $0.16 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2010.

Wall Street Legends No 30 - Felix Rohatyn

Felix George Rohatyn (born May 29, 1928 in Vienna, Austria) is an American investment banker known for his role in preventing the bankruptcy of New York City in the 1970s, who also served as United States Ambassador to France. He was a long term advisor to the U.S. Democratic Party.

Wall Street Legends No 6 - Jesse Livermore

Jesse Lauriston Livermore (July 26, 1877 - November 28, 1940), also known as the Boy Plunger and 'Great Bear of Wall Street', was an early 20th century stock trader. He was famed for making and losing several multi-million dollar fortunes and short selling during the stock market crashes in 1907 and 1929.

Wall Street Legends No 2 - Nathaniel Mayer Rothschild

Nathan Mayer Rothschild (16 September 1777 – 28 July 1836) was a London financier and one of the founders of the international Rothschild family banking dynasty. He was born in Frankfurt am Main, the fourth child of Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744–1812) and Gutle Schnapper (1753–1849).

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