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Things we’re reading: 19th November 2009

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Things we're reading today include … UK Laws Change Queen outlines new banking laws – BBCQueen's Speech: what the Financial Bill really means for bankers' bonuses – The Telegraph Companies Lloyds sell-off plans approved – The IndependentSociété Générale tells clients how to prepare for 'global collapse' – The TelegraphAmexCo to …

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Things we’re reading: 19th November 2009

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Things we're reading today include … UK Laws Change Queen outlines new banking laws – BBCQueen's Speech: what the Financial Bill really means for bankers' bonuses – The Telegraph Companies Lloyds sell-off plans approved – The IndependentSociété Générale tells clients how to prepare for 'global collapse' – The TelegraphAmexCo to …

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Things worth reading: 18th November 2009

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Things we're reading today include … People HSBC chairman Stephen Green warns excessive bank reforms will hurt recovery – The TelegraphStandard Chartered chief Peter Sands says customers will bear cost of regulation – The TelegraphGoldman boss says sorry and pledges cash – The Times Barclays retail chief warns new entrants …

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Things worth reading: 17th November 2009

Things we're reading today include … Today's must read: Key reform call Varley needs to make, Anthony Hilton commentary, the Evening Standard “The crucial bit is what he left out. The really significant comment in the article was not the Noddy guide to investment banking but his putting distance between …

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Things worth reading: 17th November 2009

Things we're reading today include … Today's must read: Key reform call Varley needs to make, Anthony Hilton commentary, the Evening Standard “The crucial bit is what he left out. The really significant comment in the article was not the Noddy guide to investment banking but his putting distance between …

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Things worth reading: 17th November 2009

Things we're reading today include … Today's must read: Key reform call Varley needs to make, Anthony Hilton commentary, the Evening Standard “The crucial bit is what he left out. The really significant comment in the article was not the Noddy guide to investment banking but his putting distance between …

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Things worth reading: 16th November 2009

Things we're reading today include …   Today's must read: Tobin is not a mythical monster to frighten the City; it has a moral force – Guardian "'The Tobin tax is like the Loch Ness monster; it appears once or twice a year, then goes away.' Otmar Issing, the former …

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Things worth reading: 16th November 2009

Things we're reading today include …   Today's must read: Tobin is not a mythical monster to frighten the City; it has a moral force – Guardian "'The Tobin tax is like the Loch Ness monster; it appears once or twice a year, then goes away.' Otmar Issing, the former …

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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 …

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Things worth reading: 13th November 2009

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Things we're reading today include … Today's must read: For a long time, there's been a story brewing about SWIFT sharing bank transaction details with the US Government.  Now, it's all over Wikileaks … EU draft council decision on sharing of banking data with the US and restructuring of SWIFT, …

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Things worth reading: 13th November 2009

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Things we're reading today include … Today's must read: For a long time, there's been a story brewing about SWIFT sharing bank transaction details with the US Government.  Now, it's all over Wikileaks … EU draft council decision on sharing of banking data with the US and restructuring of SWIFT, …

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Things worth reading: 12th November 2009

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Things we're reading today include … Today's must read: Post-Lisbon Agenda: Looking to make Europe fit for the future (Deutsche Bank Research, 16 page pdf) Europe needs a new growth strategy for the next decade. Global competition, epoch-making technological transformation on the road to an information society, climate change and …

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Things worth reading: 11th November 2009

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Things we're reading today include … Barclays and HSBC Q3 Results Barclays pays dividend again as HSBC says worst is over (Independent)HSBC and Barclays suggest the ‘biggest jolt has passed’ (Times)BarCap spoiler at the Barclays party (Financial Times) How much will Barclays dare pay in bonuses? (Guardian) HSBC fears Lloyds …

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