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Rogana: the Brangelina of Banking

After yesterday's discussions of London snobbery driving Barclays celeb banker Roger Jenkins and his wife Diana, collectively known as Rogana (pronounced as Rog – Anna, like Regina but with a little East End twist), to Malibu … … it's worth noting how this interview looks as Bosnian-born Diana seems to have a wee chip on…

Roger and Diana Jenkins1

Sex and banks and rock and roll

It seems that all this blog is writing about these days is sex and banking, but the papers are full of sex, rock & roll and death in banking this week so it is unavoidable. For example, here are three stories which illustrate how the rich vein of  real life runs through our banking lives….

Great cartoon

One of the few cartoons that made me laugh out loud …   All credit: David Haldane, the Times

Northern Rock

Great cartoon

One of the few cartoons that made me laugh out loud …   All credit: David Haldane, the Times

Northern Rock

Great cartoon

One of the few cartoons that made me laugh out loud …   All credit: David Haldane, the Times

Northern Rock

Bird & Fortune strike again

The Financial Times have Bird & Fortune in a new skit, following on from the three posted here before. This time it starts with the classic line … Sir George Parr, Investment Banker: "I do hope this (interview) is not going to be about banker's bonuses." Interviewer: "No, no, no.  It's about the future of…

Bird & Fortune

The Investment Banker’s yacht

This one's floating around on email at the moment and thought it worth sharing here .. Two investment bankers are taking delivery of a new yacht. It's a 65' custom-built motor yacht complete with four staterooms, a state-of-the-art galley, GPS System and radar for navigation, twin supercharged diesel engines … you name it. It's got…

Yacht1

The Investment Banker’s yacht

This one's floating around on email at the moment and thought it worth sharing here .. Two investment bankers are taking delivery of a new yacht. It's a 65' custom-built motor yacht complete with four staterooms, a state-of-the-art galley, GPS System and radar for navigation, twin supercharged diesel engines … you name it. It's got…

Yacht1

The Investment Banker’s yacht

This one's floating around on email at the moment and thought it worth sharing here .. Two investment bankers are taking delivery of a new yacht. It's a 65' custom-built motor yacht complete with four staterooms, a state-of-the-art galley, GPS System and radar for navigation, twin supercharged diesel engines … you name it. It's got…

Yacht1

Probably the best hedge fund in the world …

Beer makers Stella Artois and Carling are running ethical advertising campaigns at the moment and the Stella one caught my attention: I know that my hedge fund is better than theirs though …

Stella-hedge-fund

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