Some big Wall Street banks reverse their back-to-office plans — again

Jan 3, 2022
They've been among the most aggressive employers when it comes to bringing workers back into face-to-face contact.
Despite investment banking companies' preference for in-person work, omicron has complicated the return-to-office plans of JPMorgan, Citigroup and Goldman Sachs.
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No noon meetings: Citigroup tries to address burnout

Oct 20, 2021
Along with protecting the lunch hour, the bank also suggested meetings should be no more than 45 minutes.
Bloomberg reports that Citigroup told staff to reduce meeting times and avoid lunchtime meetings.
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Physical bank branches are good for building relationships with customers whom the bank hopes will buy more services over time.
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Big banks' profits are doing better than the economy

Jan 15, 2021
They've been raking in money thanks to the strong stock market, companies' appetite for debt and initial public offerings.
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U.S. suffered $16 trillion loss over 20 years due to racism new Citigroup study finds

The biggest factor is entrepreneurship, where inequities resulted in a $13 trillion loss.
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Here’s what bank earnings tell us about the economy

Apr 12, 2018
The fundamentals of this economy are strong right now but you wouldn’t always know it from the stock markets lately. Volatility has been the word of recent weeks. But on Friday big banks including JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup are expected to show strong profits. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

The "Titanic" of Wall Street: The Citigroup merger 20 years later

Apr 6, 2018
The historic merger that changed how Wall Street is regulated happened 20 years ago this weekend.
Sanford Weill, chairman and CEO of Travelers Group, turns to look at the new Citigroup company logo as John Reed, chairman and CEO of Citicorp, addresses a press conference on April 6, 1998, in New York. 
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Why is Wall Street losing black executives?

Jul 28, 2017
Some of the biggest U.S. banks are losing diversity, falling behind the rest of corporate America.

Why boredom is a bank ethicist's best friend

Apr 5, 2017
Success is 'when your company is not in the pages for misconduct,' says Princeton's's David Miller.
When a bank asks David Miller for guidance, the first thing he wants to know is "are they serious?"
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Rate rigging in London affects U.S. consumers

May 20, 2015
Five of the world's largest banks are being fined billions.