As they marketed one of the biggest commercial-mortgage bond deals ever in June 2007, just as credit markets began to crumble, bankers at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc handed out T-shirts depicting a glass it declared “half full.”
Bank of America Corp., the second- biggest U.S. lender by assets, said trading personnel are working at its main New York office at 1 Bryant Park today to help clients coping with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Manhattan office leasing climbed to a record in the fourth quarter, driven by large agreements by companies such as Citigroup Inc. seeking cost-effective real estate, according to brokerage Studley Inc.
HSBC Holdings Plc’s Frederic Boillereau, Citigroup Inc.’s Andrew Coyne, Deutsche Bank AG’s Hans Ephraimson, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Doug Horlick, and Barclays Capital’s Ade Odunsi, participated in a sell-side panel discussion about opportunities in global currency markets and financial regulation.
Occupy Wall Street demonstrators, whose anti-greed message spread worldwide during an eight-week encampment in Lower Manhattan last year, plan marches across the globe today calling attention to what they say are abuses of power and wealth.