Gender issues

Goldman pays female U.K. staff 56% less than male colleagues

03/16/18

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. pays women in the U.K. an average of 56% less than male colleagues, another stark example of the entrenched gender imbalances in the richest corners of the global economy.

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Capital One's bot likes 'The Bachelor,' and bankers shrug off Amazonophobia

03/15/18

Eno likes reality TV, says Capital One's head of artificial intelligence. Who's afraid of big, bad Amazon? Not Nandita Bakhshi. Goldman Sachs won’t be breaking any glass ceilings. Plus, a study on sexual harassment in banking.

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Wealth management fares worst in broad study of sexual harassment

03/12/18

From inappropriate touching to belittling comments, women advisors confront workplace environments that are far from welcoming.

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Fearless Girl's first year helped reshape corporate boardrooms

03/07/18

In the year since State Street's Fearless Girl statue started her showdown with Wall Street's Charging Bull, the $2.6 trillion asset manager has faced a confrontation of its own in corporate boardrooms: pressing firms to add more women to their boards.

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Santander’s growth strategy, a lawsuit over branch closures and suspicious senators

03/02/18

Santander's Ana Botin is plotting to make the global banking giant even bigger. Senators suspect a Wall Street cover-up of sexual harassment, and Capital One gets sued by the NAACP.

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Wall Street suppressing its #MeToo reckoning: Warren, Senate Dems

03/01/18

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and two colleagues are seeking more information from securities regulators about whether Wall Street firms are covering up signs of sexual harassment.

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Kushner bank loans questioned; B of A fires two in harassment probe

03/01/18

Regulator asks three banks for information on dealings with president’s son-in-law; Both interfered with the bank’s investigation into an executive’s behavior.

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B of A fires two more employees in sexual harassment probe

02/28/18

The company has fired two additional prime brokerage employees as it continues to investigate accusations of misconduct.

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Citi to compensate card customers; BB&T wrestles with technical glitches

02/26/18

Citi will refund $335 million to cardholders whose rates weren’t lowered; customers had trouble with BB&T’s online and phone services and ATMs.

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Virgin Money's dynamic duo and a new crypto collective

02/24/18

Cheers to Irene Dorner, who gives Virgin Money its new status as the only major British company with a female chairman-CEO duo. Cryptocurrency is on the minds of some smart women, and Simple tries to be awesome enough to overcome consumer apathy.

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