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Traders and bankers aren't exactly jumping at the chance to take off all the paternity leave their companies offer.

Wall Street is offering the latest employee benefit, but it’s apparently the ‘kiss of death’ for the careers of bankers who use it

New York's bankers, traders, and asset managers often work for companies that offer weeks of paid paternity leave. But a Wall Street career coach said actually taking that time off is "the kiss of death" for their careers.

Here’s the bizarre ritual traders followed on Friday the 13th to scare away evil spirits

Wall Street traders had a fun ritual every Friday the 13th to scare off evil spirits that could crash the stock market. The ritual ended after the 1987 stock-market crash.
Traders and workers react while watching the U.S. 2014 World Cup soccer match against Germany on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange June 26, 2014.

Traders get so distracted by big World Cup games that market volumes fall by 40%

"We find that football is indeed distracting, subtly impacting market depth, traded volumes and execution cost," the Citi analysts David Bieber and Kim Jensen wrote to clients on Tuesday.

Droves of Wall Streeters abandon their work during big World Cup games — and 2 teams are far more distracting than the others

During big World Cup games in 2014, trading volumes on major international stock-market exchanges plummeted more than prior years, according to data provided by Thomson Reuters. Traders were especially distracted whenever Brazil, the host, and Germany, the champion, were playing.

Wall Street banks are at ‘an inflection point’ — and it’s bad news for traders

BI PRIME: According to a big report from Morgan Stanley and Oliver Wyman on wholesale banks and asset managers, it's now time for banks to shift their focus towards corporate business, versus the institutional investor clients they've been focused on.

London’s Borough Market reopens for the first time since the terror attack

The Market has been closed since the attack on June 3, but reopened on Wednesday.

Here’s a super-quick guide to what traders are talking about right now

US stock futures are pointing to a lower open, and bitcoin is getting smashed.

There’s only one place in the world to be an investment banker

American investment banks are dominating.

Wall Streeters be warned: A CIA-backed artificial intelligence firm could be listening to your calls

Credit Suisse is teaming up with Palantir to monitor trader behavior.