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Fed Chairman Jerome Powell warns business borrowing at ‘historic highs’ shouldn’t be ignored

Near-record levels of business debt shouldn't be ignored, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Monday.
Millennials are split into two groups by the Great Recession.

The Great Recession split the millennial generation down the middle, creating 2 groups with very different financial habits

Millennials have their own generation gap thanks to the Great Recession, and it has affected each group's financial behavior.
Former Barclays Chairman Marcus Agius.

Barclays’ former chairman says he was completely in the dark over deal with Qataris during the financial crisis

Former Barclays chairman Marcus Agius is giving evidence as part of a major trial relating to alleged fraudulent behaviour by bank executives.
Former Barclays chairman Marcus Agius

Ex-Barclays chairman feared execs would resign during financial crisis: ‘This wasn’t what I signed up for, how do I get out of here?’...

The ex-chairman of Barclays feared resignations from key executives during the bank's capital raising activities amid the financial crisis.
Former Barclays executive Richard Boath

A senior Barclays executive was terrified that the bank’s financial crisis-era Qatari deals looked corrupt

Barclays executives worried in 2008 that if people found out about the bank's payments to Qatari investors, they would think the deals were a 'bung.'
Former Barclays CEO John Varley.

Barclays executive got a £25 million bonus during the financial crisis for his role in Qatari funding deal to ‘save our arses’

Barclays executives spent frantic hours negotiating with Qatari investors over funding terms amid fears they'd abandon the deal, a London court heard.

“We’re f—ed’: Barclays insider worried his allegedly sketchy deal with Qatar would come at too high a price

Barclays executives were anxious they would lose too many shares or lose their jobs if the bank was nationalised.
Former Barclays CEO John Varley

Barclays executives were ‘rumbled’ by Qataris during payment negotiations, jury hears on day 3 of trial in London

Then-CEO John Varley and three other executives are facing accusations they misled investors during the bank's crisis-era capital-raising efforts.

Internal Barclays messages said the bank would have been ‘dead’ if not for Qatari investors who had it ‘by the balls,’ prosecu...

"Without 1bn, at the very least, from Q we are basically dead," an internal Barclays email said, according to prosecutors.