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The Bank Dick

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It’s amazing what you stumble across on the internet. I was looking for some bank news the other day, when all of a sudden cropped up this clip from the 1940 film The Bank Dick (Detective) with the famous drinking actor W. C. Fields. I’m posting it partly because the head …

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The Bank Dick

Bank Dick

It’s amazing what you stumble across on the internet. I was looking for some bank news the other day, when all of a sudden cropped up this clip from the 1940 film The Bank Dick (Detective) with the famous drinking actor W. C. Fields. I’m posting …

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Things worth reading: 11th February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … There’s a bitter cocktail of concerns swirling around Europe’s banks The world can’t afford another financial crash – it could destroy capitalism as we know it John Cryan: the Yorkshireman at the heart of Deutsche Deutsche Bank shares climb …

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Things worth reading: 10th February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Goldman Sachs ‘to slash jobs’ amid global economic slowdown Is the European banking industry facing its own Lehman Brothers moment? HSBC sued by families of victims in drug money laundering case London Whale’s former boss at JP Morgan fined …

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Things worth reading: 5th February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … U.S. banks targeted by activist investors on merger wave hopes Hackers in China attack 20m accounts on Alibaba’s Taobao shopping site U.S. House approves limits on investigating banks for fraud ties FCA extends accountability regime to HFT Bank break-ups: …

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Things worth reading: 3rd February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … What are ‘dark pools’? Nutmeg cuts fees amid arrival of cheaper ‘roboadvisers’ Universal Credit ‘leaves people poorer’ Prudential shares spooked by Chinese capital crackdown MPs debate the FCA: Seven things you might have missed U.S. stock market reforms suggested …

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Things worth reading: 2nd February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … We need to talk about Metro Bank’s weird balance sheet Lloyds ‘facing extra £2bn PPI bill’ Clydesdale Bank on home stretch for flotation as Australian courts give green light Payday lenders and credit firms to pay for ‘illegal money’ …

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Digital? Not when it’s Material!

Roboadvisor

I blogged a short while ago about Roboadvisors, and with the recent stock market meltdown due to China’s economy slowdown, it’s interesting to see today’s Financial Times talking about the impact on these fledgling firms. According to the FT, the emergent roboadvisor market that includes Personal …

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Featured Post

The Bank Dick

Bank Dick

It’s amazing what you stumble across on the internet. I was looking for some bank news the other day, when all of a sudden cropped up this clip from the 1940 film The Bank Dick (Detective) with the famous drinking actor W. C. Fields. I’m posting …

Read More »

Recent Posts

The Bank Dick

Bank Dick

It’s amazing what you stumble across on the internet. I was looking for some bank news the other day, when all of a sudden cropped up this clip from the 1940 film The Bank Dick (Detective) with the famous drinking actor W. C. Fields. I’m posting …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 11th February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … There’s a bitter cocktail of concerns swirling around Europe’s banks The world can’t afford another financial crash – it could destroy capitalism as we know it John Cryan: the Yorkshireman at the heart of Deutsche Deutsche Bank shares climb …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 10th February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … Goldman Sachs ‘to slash jobs’ amid global economic slowdown Is the European banking industry facing its own Lehman Brothers moment? HSBC sued by families of victims in drug money laundering case London Whale’s former boss at JP Morgan fined …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 5th February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … U.S. banks targeted by activist investors on merger wave hopes Hackers in China attack 20m accounts on Alibaba’s Taobao shopping site U.S. House approves limits on investigating banks for fraud ties FCA extends accountability regime to HFT Bank break-ups: …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 3rd February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … What are ‘dark pools’? Nutmeg cuts fees amid arrival of cheaper ‘roboadvisers’ Universal Credit ‘leaves people poorer’ Prudential shares spooked by Chinese capital crackdown MPs debate the FCA: Seven things you might have missed U.S. stock market reforms suggested …

Read More »

Things worth reading: 2nd February 2016

Things we’re reading today include … We need to talk about Metro Bank’s weird balance sheet Lloyds ‘facing extra £2bn PPI bill’ Clydesdale Bank on home stretch for flotation as Australian courts give green light Payday lenders and credit firms to pay for ‘illegal money’ …

Read More »

Digital? Not when it’s Material!

Roboadvisor

I blogged a short while ago about Roboadvisors, and with the recent stock market meltdown due to China’s economy slowdown, it’s interesting to see today’s Financial Times talking about the impact on these fledgling firms. According to the FT, the emergent roboadvisor market that includes Personal …

Read More »