Wall Street: Wednesday Morning

cityfile · 05/06/09 05:44AM

• Bank of America chief Ken Lewis won't be in a good mood today, that's for sure. Regulators have informed the bank that it will have to come up with $34 billion in new capital if it expects to weather the downturn. [WSJ, NYT]
• For its part, Citigroup may have to come up with $5-$10 billion. [Reuters]
• Remember all the outrage that followed the disclosure that AIG had paid out more than $100 million in bonuses? It seems the bonus pool was four times larger than previously anticipated. Oh, well. [NYP]
• Companies cut an estimated 491,000 workers in April, which is less than previous months and possibly a sign that the worst is over. [BN]

Money Manager Lists West Village Penthouse

cityfile · 12/22/08 08:27AM

• Bruce Bent II, an exec at his father's embattled money management firm, Reserve Management Company, and his wife, food writer Rebecca Bent (left), have listed their full-floor penthouse at 99 Jane Street for $16.5 million. [NYT]
• Model Shalom Harlow sold her one-bedroom apartment at 259 Bowery for $1.9 million. [BTL]
• Merrill Lynch exec George Bianco and his wife Shirley paid the bargain-basement price of $2.2 million for a 19-foot-wide brownstone at 123 West 85th Street. [NYT]