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Things worth reading: 16th May 2009

Things we're reading today include:

Regulator expects bank chiefs to lose jobs (Financial Times)
BofA shareholders agree: Time for a new board (The Deal)
Big loss from Singapore bank sale (of BoA) (BBC)
Berkshire invests in Wells Fargo, US Bancorp (Boston Globe)

Latest UK Payments Statistics (4 page pdf from APACS)
Ireland's Celtic Tiger may be gone for good (Independent)
Doubts emerge over ‘green shoots’ (Financial Times)

SEC Chief Mary Schapiro: The Watchdog's New Teeth (Business Week)
SEC officials investigated over insider-trading claims (Independent)

Why Economists Failed to Predict the Financial Crisis (Wharton)
The rich get richer on Wall Street (Fortune)
The future of regulation (speech by Charlie McCreevy)
The 10 Biggest Tech Failures of the Last Decade (Time Magazine)

About Chris M Skinner

Chris M Skinner

Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here…

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