In between friendly discussions under oath, the former Barclays chief is plotting his comeback. In Africa. With a little help from a 32-year-old Ugandan billionaire. Mr. Diamond, 62, is raising money for a $250 million vehicle that would invest in the banking business in Africa. Show More Summary
Former Barclays boss Bob Diamond and other past executives at the British bank are set to be called as witnesses next year in a court case relating to the alleged manipulation of Libor interest rates. Barclays is being sued for up to...Show More Summary
New city, new 'do? Rihanna has been traveling the world these past few months as part of her "Diamonds" world tour and it seems once she changed her location to New York City, she felt the need to change up her look, too. Rih postedShow More Summary
Nine months ago, Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins brought in former Financial Services Authority chief Hector Sants to do something about the bank’s less-than-sterling reputation. But Hector Sants could not go back in time and keep Barclays...Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays' group treasurer is leaving the British bank, marking the departure of another of the senior investment bankers who moved up through the ranks under former boss Bob Diamond.
I HAVE been on the receiving end of Bob Diamond’s brand of optimism (they used to call it “Bobtimism” at Barclays). I can testify to the extraordinary whiteness of Jamie Dimon’s shirts. I have seen Ken Lewis’s teeth. No more. This is my last week as The Economist’s finance editor, after four years in the post. Show More Summary
It's hardly unusual when this or that '60s or '70s pop/rock star now in his/her 60s or 70s becomes a grandparent. Bob Dylan has nine grandkids, Paul McCartney has eight and Robert Plant, Joni Mitchell, Rod Stewart, Neil Diamond, Carly...Show More Summary
Former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond has remained relatively silent since last summer's Libor scandal unceremoniously ousted him from the British banking giant. But five years after the financial crisis, Diamond is joining the cadre of other...Show More Summary
Summers Quit Fed Quest After Democrats Spurned Obama Favorite (BBG) Geithner Still Not Interested in Fed Chair Slot (WSJ) Gross’s Trade Sours as Bonds Lose Faith in Fed Guidance (BBG) Bob Diamond calls for bank rules shake-up (FT) Russia...Show More Summary
Cloud Music by Robert Watts, David Behrman and Bob Diamond (1974-79) We often look up and imagine what clouds look like, but have you ever wondered what a cloud sounded like? Well, wonder no more. With the recent acquisition of...
With all the money he’s saving on London hotel rooms and taxi fares and donations to his alma mater, Bob Diamond is going back into business with some old friends. Robert Diamond, who stepped down as head of Barclays Plc last year amid...Show More Summary
As Little League season unfolds this spring, you can see the “He’s Just a Little Boy” poem by Chaplain Bob Fox tacked to fences at 1,500 baseball diamonds around the country. The photograph of one of those signs (embedded above) hasShow More Summary
LIBOR is an interest rate measure that serves as an underpinning of the global financial system. Last year, Barclays was caught in a scheme to rig LIBOR at the expense of much of the global economy. Its CEO, Bob Diamond, lost his job. In...Show More Summary
Shamed former Barclays boss admits 'I didn't understand Libor' in first interview since he quit One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 11:33 ON Fri 3 May 2013 BOB DIAMOND, the former Barclays boss once described as the "unacceptable face of...Show More Summary
Marilyn Monroe didn’t do it for the money, and neither did Bob Diamond. Seriously, the man dubbed the ‘unacceptable face of banking’ is just a regular family guy; Jimmy Stewart… Continue reading The post Bob Diamond: family guy appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Everyone on the Street is buzzing about Andrew Ross Sorkin's must-read piece in the New York Times on former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond. It's a great reflective profile on the top banker who fell from grace last summer amid the LIBOR rigging...Show More Summary
The New York Times' Andrew Ross Sorkin has a great read today on former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond. Last summer, Diamond resigned from Barclays top post amid the LIBOR rigging scandal. One of the memorable moments of that day was when his daughter Nell, who is a prolific Tweeter, Tweeted at a British politicians telling them to #hmd. Show More Summary
The horse-race loving, flamboyant banker Ricci Rich is to retire from Barclays at the end of June. Here we take a closer look at the man. The multimillionaire Barclays executive made his name and his fortune as Bob Diamond’s side-kick...Show More Summary
Former Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond is set to be paid about 2 million pounds ($3 million) in July. ||| London - Former Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond is set to be paid about 2 million pounds ($3 million) in July, a year after he left the bank following its Libor interest rate rigging scandal. Show More Summary
'Time for remorse is not over', incoming Bank boss says as he argues it's time to rebuild trust One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 11:17 ON Tue 26 Feb 2013 THE INCOMING Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has taken a thinly-veiled...Show More Summary