Here's a quick look at some of the trading disasters which have occurred in recent years. Note that these are genuine foul-ups (or 'fat-fingered' trades), and not losses down to rogue traders.
All top firm employees were required to take the 'smartness' test sent out by HR last month.
Here's an important eye test for all you bankers
The following is said to be an initiative test that has been used as part of the recruitment process by a well known investment bank.
Here's some of the dumbest things people have said / wrote.
Here's an oldie we've dusted off. Send it to a friend to make them smile.
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I got fired recently as I breached our firm's drinking policy.
No wonder it's difficult to get candidates with good quant skills. Enjoy!
This little gem was sent in by one of our readers. It's said to be a true e-mail sent to staff at a well-known managment consulting firm - although it's probably too good to be true.
Here's the testimony of Mark Froeba, who, before leaving in 2007, was jointly responsible for evaluating all Moody's new CLO rating guidelines, before the US Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Wednesday.
The pods have landed, offering an oasis of calm for busy city workers.
Alan C. 'Ace' Greenberg (born September 3, 1927, died 25 July, 2014) was a former Chairman of the Executive Committee of The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc.
Very rarely has the description "Fireworks Spectacular" been so aptly used. Here's a video of the Oban Fireworks Display of 2011. A display which should have lasted 30 minutes ends up lasting just 50 seconds, and we're not treated to a single firework fizzling out, this is £6,000 worth of explosives being simultaneously deployed.
Deutsche Bank today reported results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2010.
If you fancy yourself as more of a scholar than a speed freak then this is how to spend your bonus.
Bank of America posted its fourth-quarter profits Tuesday, which came in up 47% at $5.26bn. Profits over at the corporate and investment banking unit rose 23% to $1.57bn in the period.