Lawsuit Calls Mergermarket a Gropey 'Boys Club' with a 'Hot List'

A new federal lawsuit alleges that Mergermarket, a respected financial news and data company, is a "boy's club," rife with blatant and aggressive sexual harassment. The two women who filed suit say male employees circulated a "hot list" of the company's most fuckable women and that unwanted sexual touching at… » 2/26/15 3:20pm 2/26/15 3:20pm

Wall Street Bro Sued for $75 million in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Benjamin Wey, a financier at New York Global Communications, has been slapped with a $75 million sexual harassment lawsuit from Hanna Bouveng, his 24-year-old former director of corporate communications. Bouveng alleges that Wey insisted that she wear tight clothes around the office and used alcohol to pressure her… » 7/24/14 11:00am 7/24/14 11:00am

Overlook Women in Finance and You're Cheating Yourself

If you happen to be in the market for a hedge fund (lucky you!), you could do worse than to pick one headed up by a woman. A recent study suggests that in recent years, they've beat the competition. » 1/16/14 1:30pm 1/16/14 1:30pm

Goldman Sachs Is Confused, Turned Off By Urban Outfitters' Denim Tutu

A hilarious Goldman Sachs analysis of the outlook for hip youth clothing (and sometimes bedbug :( ) purveyor Urban Outfitters revealed some concerning negative indicators for potential investors in the store's parent company. Namely: denim tutus. Denim tutus! Have you ever heard as a thing as crazy as a denim tutu? » 12/18/13 4:00pm 12/18/13 4:00pm

Finance Dude Asks Clients to Vote For Him in Sad Sexy Banker Contest

Even though the title of sexiest banker was given out long ago (Meredith Whitney, duh), some who work in finance remain unsatisfied, I guess. What other possible explanation would there be for a banking career website to sponsor a "sexiest banker poll" and invite users to vote? And what deep, all-consuming sadness… » 10/03/13 4:20pm 10/03/13 4:20pm

Female Traders Are To Blame For Every Reckless Financial Crisis

Were you operating under the assumption that Wall Street needs more government regulation to prevent reckless, risky decisions that might make thousands of Americans lose their home, or zero government regulation because the free market takes care of itself, you naive Ayn Rand worshipper? Well, you are all wrong:… » 6/20/13 6:20pm 6/20/13 6:20pm

Watch Elizabeth Warren School Some Very Embarrassed Bank Regulators…

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren asked bank regulators at her first Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing today a pretty obvious question: When was the last time you took a Wall Street bank to trial? » 2/15/13 1:30pm 2/15/13 1:30pm

The U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Is So Money

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Jordyn Wieber, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney, Kyla Ross and Gabby Douglas of the 2012 U.S. Women's Gymnastics Olympic Gold Medal Team ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on August 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images) » 8/14/12 9:45pm 8/14/12 9:45pm

Wall Street Warlocks Are Using Botox to Help Erase Their Scowls

Remember how youthful and exuberant Gordon Gekko seemed in Wall Street when he was trying to siphon large piles of money from hard-working American hero Carl Fox? All that evil money necromancy can't be good for one's worry lines, which is why it's so surprising that Gekko didn't look like the haggard, woebegone, Wall… » 8/08/12 11:55pm 8/08/12 11:55pm

Wall Street Women Aren't In Executive Positions Because Their Genitals…

The conception of Wall Street as "macho" has seemingly been around for approximately as long as the Financial District has been a district, and a New York Times piece now unsurprisingly asserts that the representation of women in the higher echelons of financial companies remains disproportionately small. While they… » 7/25/12 2:20pm 7/25/12 2:20pm

Good News: Ladies Can Close the Wall Street Wage Gap by Shining Shoes

At the rate workplace gender equality is improving, women won't get paid as much as men until 2056. Which is a shame, as most of us will be retired by then if not, you know, dead. » 3/16/12 11:00am 3/16/12 11:00am

Dating Advice You Never Wanted: How to Snag a Wall Street Man

Close your eyes and think of your dream partner. What's he or she like? Do they have a great sense of humor? Are they kind? Maybe cute in a way that's a little awkward and nonthreatening? Do they seem like they'd be a good parent? Haha, JK, guys. Everyone knows that what every woman wants is a Wall Street Banker. It… » 2/08/12 7:45pm 2/08/12 7:45pm

Kathy Bates Thinks Wall Street Is Full Of Rat Bastards


America's favorite tough gal, Kathy Bates, told CNN's Piers Morgan just what she thinks President Obama should do to Wall Street: » 10/23/11 3:25pm 10/23/11 3:25pm

How To Knit A Giant Sweater For A Bull

Last week, right before the blizzard, the artist known as Olek covered the huge statue of a bull on Wall Street in New York with a crocheted cozy. » 1/03/11 3:25pm 1/03/11 3:25pm

This Goldman Sachs Lady Will Teach You How To Date Black Dudes

Meet J.C. Davies! She's a blogger, former investment banker, and the author of a book about inter-racial dating. In it, she addresses questions including, "Are Jewish men really cheap?" and "Are all Indian men well versed in the Kama Sutra?" » 12/16/10 7:00pm 12/16/10 7:00pm

Wall Street Women On The Decline

Over the past decade, over 141,000 women have left the financial services industry, with the biggest drop reflected in women fresh out of college (down 16.5%). Could this have something to do with the recession? Or, say, Goldman? » 9/20/10 2:34pm 9/20/10 2:34pm

Wall Street's "Mommy Track" Is The Kiss Of Career Death

A reminder even contemplating how women would run Wall Street remains a pipe dream: A discrimination lawsuit has been filed against Goldman Sachs by a mother of two. But did she choose her fate? The reactions are instructive. » 3/25/10 7:00pm 3/25/10 7:00pm

How Wall Street's Men Act Like Menstruating Women

Emotionally volatile, driven by petty personal subplots, captive to hormonal cycles — unfit, in other words, to handle vast amounts of money and determine a chunk of the national economy. We're talking, of course, about men. » 3/22/10 10:00am 3/22/10 10:00am

Harry Reid, The First Male Prostitute And Andy Rooney Walk Into a Bar...

The only thing worse than getting up early in the morning to read and regurgitate the news — among other things — is doing it on the weekend. There really is no crappier an hour. » 1/23/10 10:00am 1/23/10 10:00am