Sideways: Dick Fuld – my part in his downfall

As the 10th anniversary of the failure of Lehman Brothers arrives, I have been asked to share my reminiscences of when I realized a global credit crisis was looming and why so many senior financial figures ignored my warnings.

Sideways: The Jamie Dimon ex-deputies club

If JPMorgan CFO Marianne Lake becomes the banker most likely to succeed Jamie Dimon as chief executive before mysteriously deciding to pursue interests outside the group, she will be in good company.

Sideways: Fed stress tests – prizes for all (US banks at least)

Deutsche Bank’s failure of the recent Federal Reserve stress tests drew attention, but while the regulator was happy to kick the battered European bank while it is down, this was in stark contrast to its treatment of favoured home-town players Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.

Sideways: Wall Street’s Washington takeover

The coming move towards a Volcker Rule 2.0 that relaxes monitoring of proprietary risk taking by bank dealing desks has been portrayed as a result of president Donald Trump’s administration finally placing its preferred officials in key regulatory positions.

Sideways: The ties between Wall Street, regulators and White House

If the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) does decide to weigh in on the issue of whether or not Blackstone’s trading in Hovnanian debt and default swaps constitutes market manipulation, it will revive questions about SEC chairman Jay Clayton’s ties to Goldman Sachs.

Sideways: Banks make terrible online brokers

If Michael Spencer manages to sell NEX at a price that places a high value on its core FX and electronic bond dealing platform, he will have pulled off an impressive slow-motion brokerage trade.

Sideways: Goldman’s hidden losses

The recent disclosure that rare wine worth more than $1.2 million was stolen from Goldman Sachs co-president David Solomon, allegedly by a personal assistant, raises questions about which other Wall Street titans may have suffered the indignity of losses they would rather not discuss.