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Things worth reading: 2nd August 2010

Things we're reading today include …

Banking Boom

Britain's banks bounce backThe Independent
UK banks return to profit but face high future funding costs The Telegraph
Booming UK banks braced for bonus rowThe Independent
Bailed-out bank chiefs on course for multi-million pound bonusesThe Telegraph
George Osborne warns banks to lend to businesses ahead of £8.4bn profits announcement The Telegraph
The banking resurgence that could yet lead to a fallFinancial Times

Markets

Cass Business School blames 'banker-bashing' for fall in degree applicationsThe Telegraph
Short selling – legitimate trading or market abuse?Financial Times
Auditors' role in crisis under scrutinyFinancial Times

Companies

New UBS HQ to be City's largest buildingFinancial Times
Goldman Sachs faces public anger over plan to replace shops with designer restaurants near HQThe Telegraph

People

Fred Goodwin's treatment has 'echoes of Nazi Germany'The Telegraph

 

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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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