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Things worth reading: 3rd February 2010

Things we're reading today include …

Bonuses

Banks told to comply on bonuses or lose UK banking licences in shock FSA ultimatumThe Telegraph
Multimillion-pound payments at Credit Suisse will escape bonus taxThe Times

Volcker

US to measure banks' trading volumesThe Times
Paul Volcker defends curbs on proprietary trading amid Republican dissent The Telegraph
'Pass my plans or I'll come back to haunt you,' says VolckerThe Independent
Citigroup set to sell part of investment armsFinancial Times
MPs fly out to meet American financial leadersThe Times

Countries

Germany threatens to use bank data in tax crackdown – The Telegraph
Threat to City of London as EU Parliament seeks to whittle away power to veto The Telegraph
Bleak mood among new EU statesBBC
A Glimpse Into the History of Top 10 Banks of the U.S. – Global Thoughtz

Technology

Mobile banking at Davos: “we know this train is coming” – CGAP
How Big Is Mobile Banking’s App-etite? – Celent Blog

Quote of the Day:

"On behalf of our viewers, we have expressed our concern to Macquarie. They have assured us they are taking the appropriate action."

Mac Banker busted ogling at naked woman during live TV, the Age

 

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Chris M Skinner
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