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Just be yourself

Peter Aceto | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
Peter Aceto

what do the words of Paracelsus, Alterius non sit qui suus esse potest, mean? "Let no man be another's who can be his own," or more simply, just be yourself. The enemy of ambiguity is clarity. Be clear whenever you can.

It's A Great Day To Be Lloyd Blankfein

Reuters | Posted 01.31.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive of Goldman Sachs Group Inc , received restricted stock worth $14.7 million this week as part of ...

Bank CEO Pay Jumps Again

AP | By CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Top bankers keep getting bigger paydays. The median pay for bank CEOs jumped 22 percent in 2012, according to a repor...

The Most Overpaid CEOs In North America Are...

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.30.2013 | Business

Lloyd Blankfein is North America's best-paid bank CEO -- and also one of its most overpaid, according to a new report. The bearded Goldman Sachs ch...

Bank CEOs To Meet With Obama Thursday

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2013 | Business

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Executives of the biggest U.S. banks are expected to meet with President Barack Obama on Thursday, according to people...

Bank Cuts CEO's Bonus After Paying Massive Fines For Scandal

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2013 | Business

* 2012 pretax profit up 1 pct to $6.9 bln * Bonus pool cut by 7 percent to $1.4 bln * CEO bonus cut 10 pct to $3.15 mill...

Big Bank CEOs Get Huge Raises

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 06.25.2012 | Business

Here's some advice: Become a CEO. The CEOs of 15 top U.S. and European banks got an average raise of 12 percent last year, pushing their average p...

Wall Street CEOs Warn 'Very Grave' Consequences Of Default

Reuters | Posted 09.27.2011 | Business

Chief executives from the nation's largest financial firms Thursday pressured the White House and Congress to reach a deal on the debt ceiling and def...

The Rich Should Have Mass Protests, Too!

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

The huge protests in places like Egypt and Wisconsin have been inspiring. Citizens thirsting for democracy, workers trying to protect their hard-earne...

What Did Bank CEOs Know Before The Crisis?

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

One view of executives at our largest banks in the run-up to the crisis of 2008 is that they were hapless fools. Unaware of how financial innovation h...

Mediocre CEOs: 9 Execs Screwed Up And Still Made Big Bucks

The Big Money | Heidi N. Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Why aim for greatness when mediocrity pays just as well? The financial crisis has changed a lot about our economy, but one thing remains a constant: P...

Wall Street CEOs Are Nuts

James Kwak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Kwak

Obama and Geithner should know better than to expect gratitude from a bunch of narcissistic, delusional crybabies. Both parties to this toxic relationship -- the Wall Street bankers and administration officials -- deserve each other.

Bank CEOs Hold Private Meeting In Davos | Christin Harper and Aaron Kirchfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jan. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Brian Moynihan, Oswald Gruebel and Josef Ackermann, leaders of some of the world's biggest banks, met during the World Economic...

Sam Stein

Bank CEOs In The Hot Seat Spent $170 Million-Plus Since 2000 Influencing Politicians | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As four of the nation's top banking CEOs appear on Wednesday before the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission to discuss the collapse of the country's f...

Pay Czar Blocks Bank Of America Chief's Pay

AP | STEVENSON JACOBS and VINNEE TONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Capping a year in which he faced shareholder fury, regulatory scrutiny and was stripped of his chairman post, outgoing Bank of America Co...

Financial Crisis commission to quiz bank CEOs

CNN | Jennifer Liberto, Senior Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON ( -- As lawmakers start trickling back to Washington next week, a panel tasked with investigating the financial crisis is set ...

Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Announces Full Witness List for First Public Hearing

AP/ Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Next week, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission -- the bi-partisan 10-member panel established by Congress to examine the causes of the financial c...

Bank CEOs, "We Made Mistakes, Sorry That We Screwed The Country": Strongest Case for Breaking Up the Big Banks.

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

To date, much of the criticism of the size of banks has focused on "greed". The stronger case is the one the bankers themselves made today: if a bank is large enough, just mistakes are sufficient to screw up the entire country.

Bank CEOs Say They'll Get Behind Reform - Should You Believe Them?

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

What a difference a day makes. On the heels of President Obama's private confab with Wall Street executives, the Wall Street Journal reports that ...

Frank Rich: The Other Plot To Wreck America | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

THERE may not be a person in America without a strong opinion about what coulda, shoulda been done to prevent the underwear bomber from boarding that ...

Bair: Some Bank CEOs Will Be Fired

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Who will be the next CEO to get the ax? In an interview with Bloomberg television to be aired this weekend, FDIC chairman Sheila Bair says that some b...

Obama To Bank CEOs: "My Administration Is The Only Thing Between You And The Pitchforks"

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The bankers struggled to make themselves clear to the president of the United States. Arrayed around a long mahogany table in the White House state d...

Obama To Bankers: Lend More, Spend Less

Washington Post | Binyamin Appelbaum and Michael A. Fletcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lend more. Spend less. That was President Obama's message yesterday during a meeting at the White House with the chief executives of the nation's lar...

Banks Racing To Pay Back Bailout Funds After Congressional Lashing

Bloomberg | Linda Shen and Bradley Keoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Bank of America Corp., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Morgan Stanley may decide after enduring yesterday's Congressional hearing tha...

Easiest Job on Planet: Bank CEO

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

Take the job after an economic downturn, announce "new era" for Your Bank, have PR people place a Fortune cover story about you, and sit in your chair for three years and collect at least $50 million.